Daily News Briefs for November 26

November 26, 2014

Toll Booth as a Tourist Attraction? ~ County Push for ITR Lease Raises Concerns ~ DRJTBC Project Opens in Time for Thanksgiving ~ CA Legislation Would Bar Tolling Bikers/Walkers ~ Toll Scofflaws a Steeper Challenge for MassDOT ~ MD Local Officials Press for Toll Breaks for Multi-Axle Vehicles ~ 95 Express Lanes Still a Mystery ~ ERC Tolls & Collection System Eyed ~ NJ Pike Looking for New Home ~ On NJ Pike Project: Bayonne Mayor Says It's About Time ~ Denton 35Express Project Advances ~ Judge Gives Toll Bridge to ND Cities ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for November 25

November 25, 2014

CT Eyes I-95 Express Lanes ~ E-470 Interchange Opens Early ~ NJ Pike Shares Project Costs with Developer ~ VA Tunnels' Tolls Impact Local Economy ~ Free Rides on TEXpress Express Lanes ~ On Verrazano Tolls: Enough Moaning Already ~ Tappan Zee Tolling Called a "State Secret" ~ ILL Tollway Goes to Market ~ PA Pike Sends Help to Buffalo ~ Trinity Redesign Push Blasted ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for November 24

November 24, 2014

Two Counties in ITR Hunt ~ Availability P3s May Lose Indiana Backing ~  More GA Tolls Coming? ~ GA Hot Lanes a Hit ~ Metro Houston Project Delayed ~ $12 Million & 28 Years of Study for a FL Bridge ~ Texas Legislature All in on Transportation ~ MTA Boss "Peers" into the Future ~ Primer on Austin's MoPac ~ Officials Ripped for Tappan Zee Loan ~ Yet Another Newspaper Abandons Illiana ~ Fallout from White House Brent Spence Remarks ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for November 21

November 21, 2014

Fourth County Bails on ITR Deal ~ No P3 for Colorado C-470 Project ~ Ill Tollway Announces AET Project ~ MTA & Elgin-O'Hare Toll Increases ~ Verrazano Tolls Controversy Clouds Fiftieth Anniversary ~ OK Toll Bridge Project in the Works  ~ $500M Transportation Bond Referendum Proposed for TX County ~ Former PA Pike Officials Enter Pleas ~ PA Pike Bonds Rated ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for November 20

November 20, 2014

Moody's Says Toll Sector Outlook Remains Stable ~ Trinity Project Over Easy ~ PANYNJ Wins One Over AAA ~ Foxx to Locals on Brent Spence: Figure It Out ~ Some Commuters Unprepared to Use New 95 Express Lanes ~ Illiana Continues to Draw Fire ~ In the Next Congress: Gas Tax over Tolls? ~ C-470 Express Lanes Advance ~ The "Dark Side" of P3s ~ HOT Lane Cheating in Los Angeles and Texas ~ AND More  

Daily News Briefs for November 19

November 19, 2014

France's Toll-Powered Road Ratings ~ Two Counties Bail on ITR Opportunity ~ NJ Pike Names Scofflaws & Many Are Familiar ~ Trinity Toll Road Breakfast Set for Today ~ Toll Systems Tested & Scrutinized ~ Court Battle over PANYNJ Toll Hike ~ NJ Pike Interchange Slated for $160M Upgrade ~ Verrazano Toll Hike for Truckers Only? ~ Tolling Plan to Help Relieve Staten Island Congestion ~ Argument against Free Rides on WVa Pike ~ NJ Toll Collectors Keep Their Jobs ~ One Man's Express Lane Is Another's Gouging ~ BATA to Sell Bonds ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for November 18

November 18, 2014

A Toll-Free Verrazano? Never in the Plans ~ Miami "Tollmegeddon" a Bust ~ Baltimore I-95 Express Lanes Set to Open ~ MTA Tolls Headed Up ~ E-470 Tolls Headed Up ~ P3s Still Work Despite ITR Bankruptcy ~ Progress on Dallas' 35Express Project ~ Fitch Rates ILL Tollway Bonds ~ OH Pike Throws Open House ~ AND More

Toll Operators Use Cash Payment Networks and Reload Cards to Serve Unbanked Customers

November 18, 2014
(Revised Nov. 19, 2014, at 10:50 pm EST) When the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District (Golden Gate) started preparing for its 2013 conversion to all-electronic tolling (AET), officials...

Daily News Briefs for November 17

November 17, 2014

The Week's off to a Busy Start: Tollmageddon in Miami? ~ TCA Penalty Fees Raise Questions ~ Dallas, Can't We All Just Get Along about Trinity? ~ Northeast Gateway Project Demise ~ Detroit River Crossing Advances Slowly ~ More Scrutiny of FL Toll Route Urged ~ PA Turnpike Rolls out CNG Stations ~ Govs Urged to Sign PANYNJ Reform Bills ~ Editors Say Nix Tolling of Mobile Bridge ~ AND More

News Briefs PLUS

November 14, 2014

There was plenty of news in the tolling world this week. Besides, many of you are looking for an excuse to avoid raking more leaves. So, here are some additional, brief News Briefs to pore over while you desperately try to look busy.

Daily News Briefs for November 14

November 14, 2014

MdTA Drops a Hammer on Toll Scofflaws ~ Also Makes a $290 Million Project Announcement ~ Four in Running for CFX Leadership Post ~ More LA Express Lanes Needed ~ PANYNJ Reform Bills Headed to Governors' Desks ~ Bergstrom Expressway Project Advances ~ Public Session on Caltrans I-405 Proposal ~ Texas & Tolls ~ US House P3 Champ is Back ~ PA Turnpike Official Pleads ~ BATA Bonds Rated ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for November 13

November 13, 2014

Collector with Six-Figure Salary Charged with Toll Theft ~ La Porte Leads Multi-County ITR Bid Consortium ~ Interoperability Advances in the South ~ WSDOT $9 Variable Toll Questioned ~ Opposition Grows to TX Toll Road Project ~ PANYNJ Reform Bills Poised for Final Passage ~ Ohio Turnpike Widening Completed ~ Bay Bridge Bike/Ped Path Advances ~ AND More