"Daily News Briefs" Has a New Look

December 19, 2014
We've listened to subscriber feedback, done some testing, and made a decision to change (and we think improve) Daily News Briefs. The content is the same, but it comes in a handy new format. The top-of-the-page...

Daily News Briefs for December 19

December 19, 2014
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What Were the Top Tolling Stories of 2014?

December 18, 2014
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Daily News Briefs for December 18

December 18, 2014
Canada vs. US on Bridge Projects ~ More Polling on I-70 Tolls ~ Brent Spence Replacement Key for Tourism ~ PA Officials Visit China Looking for Investors ~ Northeast Gateway Lives, But Nobody Knows Why ~ MassDOT Goes Green ~ Silver Line a Sorry Excuse for a Poster Child ~ Prox Readers Installed at International Bridge ~ Austin Carpooling Push ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for December 17

December 17, 2014
Out West: A Carbon Tax. Back East: Congestion Pricing. You Be the Judge! ~ Some Tappan Zee Work Halted ~ More HOV Lanes in NC's Future ~ MTC CEO's Travel Bills Scrutinized ~ IBTTA Calls I-95 Express Lanes a "Glimpse into the Future" ~ Virginia AG to Look at ERC Late Fees ~ Massive NJ Pike Project Underway ~ NY Thruway Toll Debate Continues ~ Transfer of Managed Lanes to TxDOT Delayed a Year ~ Garden State Traffic Volume Lags ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for December 16

December 16, 2014
I-70 Tolling Debate Rolls On ~ Caltrans Reports HOV Traffic Slowdowns ~ DRIC Has New Backer in US Senate ~ Governor McAuliffe Pushes P3 Law Changes ~ GA Transportation Funding Debate Heats Up ~ PANYNJ Overtime Costs Questioned ~ MDX "Tollmageddon"? ~ Trinity Design Changes in the Works ~ Toll Detox, Anyone? ~ Infrastructure & Healthcare ~ Should Rental Car Agency's Profit from Tolling? ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for December 15

December 15, 2014
I-70 Tolling Gains Some Traction ~ HOT Lanes for VA I-66? ~ I-95 Express Lanes a Hit ~ ILL Tollway Call Center Earns Praise ~ New Toll Road Network & Metropolis in Florida ~ ERC Fee Questioned ~ NY Thruway & Tappan Zee Toll Debate Continues ~ Maine Pike Cashes-in on Out-of-Staters ~ Bay Bridge Personnel Costs Scrutinized ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for December 12

December 12, 2014
The I-70 Tolling Debate, 2012 Through Today ~ More Talk and Uncertainty about Tappan Zee Replacement Financing ~ Feds Greenlight Illiana, But Project's Future Still Uncertain ~ PANYNJ Security Spending Questioned ~ Toll Equity an Issue for Staten Islanders ~ ITR Lease and "Overly Optimistic" Traffic Projections ~ Maine Pike Plaza Back in News ~ Knik Arm Study Shows Minimal Impacts ~ Local Officials Oppose Garcon Point Toll Increases ~ Virginia Sues Trinity Industries ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for December 11

December 11, 2014

I-95 Express Lanes Ceremony ~ ILL Tollway Announces Major Planning Effort ~ Rhode Island Pike Is Selling ETC Equipment ~ NY Thruway Toll Increases Predicted ~ DRPA Tolls Stay Flat, But Legal Bills, Not so Much ~ GA Hot Lanes Toll Hits New Peak ~ Ex-Perry Aide Is Now Transportation/Toll Road Lobbyist ~ Tolls Remain Top Option in North Texas ~ Tollways Trump Muni Bonds ~ Westpark Tollway Extension on Public Agenda ~ Section of Tijuana-Ensenada Toll Road to Re-Open ~ GOP Lawmakers May Be OK with Gas Tax Hike ~ AND More

Daily News Briefs for December 10

December 10, 2014

Street Art or Vandalism on Bay Bridge Plaza? ~ Tolling I-70 Is Back on the Table ~ Opposition to Tolls Puts $1 Billion I-405 Project on Hold ~ Tests to Start on Trinity Industries Guardrails ~ Formation of Anti-Trinity Toll Road PAC Called a "Watershed Moment" ~ I Squared Capital Looks for More Highway & Infrastructure Assets ~ GDOT Out Front with Reversible Express Lanes Project ~ More on Knik Arm Traffic & Revenue Study ~ Verrazano Plaza Construction Finished Early ~ Illiana's Not a Sure Bet ~ AND More

NC Turnpike In Search of Vendors

December 9, 2014
The turnpike authority has posted notices about two outstanding requests for proposal -- for toll operations services and for traffic and revenue consulting services. For details, go to TRN's Industry...

Daily News Briefs for December 9

December 9, 2014

Texans Conflicted on Tolling ~ Anti-Trinity PAC Formed ~ MdTA I-95 Express Lanes Working ~ NJ Lawmakers Want to Leverage Service Areas ~ AZ Highway Could be P3 or Toll Project ~ Knik Arm Crossing Report Issued ~ Former ILL Tollway Staffer a Controversial Pick for New Post ~ Weather Slows I-485 Rebuild ~ I Squared Capital Buys India Toll Road ~ AND More

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