Daily News Briefs, February 17, 2017

Indiana Finance Authority Extends ITR Rebate for E-ZPass Users
San Francisco Supervisor Proposes to Toll Lombard Street (Yes, the Crooked One)
Colorado DOT's I-70 Widening P3 Project (Including Managed Toll Lanes) Draws Heavy Criticism at Public Hearing
Indiana House Approves Bill Calling for Tax Hikes, "Potential Highway Tolling"
VA Officials Green Light Plans to Extend 95 Express Lanes
Push to Return Two-Way Tolling to Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Gains Traction
Cuomo Says Cashless Tolling Will Be Phased In Across New York State
Buffalo News Makes Hard Sell for Cashless Tolling in Upstate NY
PANYNJ Capital Plan Approved after Months of Delay
Judge Rules (Again) that Misconduct Complaint Against Christie over GWB Lane Closings Can Move Forward
Motorists Complain about Conflicting TX SH 71 Express Lane Signs
I-405 Tolls Appear Here to Stay
WV Governor's Advocates Make Push for Infrastructure Funding Plan
NC Governor Cooper's Infrastructure Wish List Includes Toll Projects
SC Governor Pans Gas Tax Hike, but Is OK "Exploring the Use of Tolls"
Texas A&M Transportation Institute, TxDOT Launch Motorist Survey on HOV, HOT, Express Lane Usage

Daily News Briefs, February 16, 2017

MA Lawmakers Battle over AET Data Access and Use
CFX and FDOT Eye Competing Projects in East Orange County
WA Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Bill to Eliminate I-405 Express Toll Lanes
WSDOT Reports 46.6 Million Toll Transactions in FY 2016
ARTBA Issues Annual "Bad Bridges" Report
NYC Mayor de Blasio Says He's Not a Fan of Congestion Pricing
MTA Says Governor Cuomo's Proposed Budget Cuts Won't Impact Tolls, Service
NY State Police, MTA Crack Down on Scofflaws
MDX Wins Right to New Trial Judge in Toll System Vendor's Lawsuit Alleging Wrongful Termination
Macquarie Capital (USA) Can't Avoid US Toll Road Suit
NJ Turnpike Loses Bid for Property Tax Exemption on Cell Tower Site
Opposition to Tolling in Handful of Missouri Counties Mounts
Santa Clara County's Valley Transportation Authority Offers Express Bus Service in Lieu of Toll Lanes Plan
Delaware River Turnpike Bridge Closure Is Hitting Area Businesses
DRJTBC's $430 Million Bond Sale Finances Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement
NY Thruway Currently Has No Plans for AET Expansion Upstate

Daily News Briefs, February 15, 2017

FDOT Faces New Lawsuits over Delineators Breached by 95 Express "Lane Divers"
Do I-95 Lane Diving Suits Really Present a "Potential Roadblock" for the TBX Project?
Trump Taps Australian Government Expertise on Infrastructure Funding, Giving Aussie Companies a Foot in the Door
Traffic Rises Slightly on McAllen, TX, International Toll Bridges, despite Peso Valuation and the "Trump Factor"
Bay Area Bridge Tolls Increase Is under Consideration, and BART Wants a Major Share of the Proceeds
BC Government Gives Environmental OK for $3.5 Billion Bridge to Replace the George Massey Tunnel
NET RMA To Start Issuing Bids for Safety Improvements
Kane County Approves "Quick Take" Procedure for Acquiring Longmeadow Parkway Toll Project Property
TxDOT Pushes Ahead with Highway 281 Expansion Project (No Longer a Toll Road)
Traffic Volume, Accidents on Brent Spence Bridge Reach Record Levels
OK Lawmakers Kill Bill to Give Legislators Control over OTA Tolls
VA Lawmakers Kill Bill to Deliver More Funds for Hampton Roads Projects
Michigan Governor's Infrastructure Wish List Includes Gordie Howe Bridge Customs Plaza
Deadline for VDOT Toll Discount Program Is Today
Investors Pour Money into Infrastructure Mutual Funds, ETFs

Daily News Briefs, February 14, 2017

Trump and Trudeau Affirm Commitment to the Gordie Howe Bridge Project as Canadian Work Advances
PANYNY Set to Open New Elevated Roadway and AET System on Bayonne Bridge
PANYNJ Reports 91 Percent E-ZPass Usage on Bayonne Bridge
FL Lawmakers Push for Expansion of CFX District and Board
CFX to Unveil Five Options for East-West Expressway Expansion, and All Routes Go Through East Orange County
CT House Speaker Talks Up Tolling, Calls Border Tolls the "Number One Priority"
TX Lawmakers Eye Transportation Cash for Other Needs
Cintra and Plenary Form New Venture to Compete for Australia Tollway Projects
Storms Close a "Persistently Swamped" CA Highway 37. An Elevated, Tolled Causeway Is the Favored Solution.
Two Interim Board Members Appointed to Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority
US Senator Brown Eyes Trump Infrastructure Plan and the Brent Spence Bridge
GW Bridge Security in Focus in Wake of Guilty Pleas to Terrorism Charges and Another Suicide
WV Lawmakers, Residents Grapple with Crumbling Roads
Staten Island Columnist Makes Case for Revisiting Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Two-Way Tolling
MTA, E-470 Bonds Scheduled for Pricing This Week

Daily News Briefs, February 13, 2017

Buffalo News: Trump's Executive Order Could Cost Millions, Cause Toll Hikes on International Bridges
AET Conversion Momentum Grows
Dallas Jury Awards $248,000 for Residence Damaged during LBJ Express Construction. 223 More Cases Await Trial.
Veterans Bridge Opening Day Traffic Exceeds Projections
Is Chicago Skyway's $5 Toll Worth It?
WV DOT Secretary Promises to "Go Big" on New Projects, Cites Use of Toll Revenue for Non-Tolled Highways
Missouri River Toll Bridge Might Be on Its Last Legs
GDOT's I-75 Express Lanes Are No Longer Free
ATA Renews Bestpass as a Featured Product Provider
Self-Driving Cars Might Ease Commutes, But Not Anytime Soon
KY Lawmakers Approve Ohio River Bridge Toll Dispute Rules
New Bill Authorizes Construction and Tolling of the "Indiana Commerce Connector," a Long-Proposed Interstate Highway
Oklahoma DOT and OTA Will Continue Upgrades to Bridges and Road Surfaces
WV Lawmaker's Bill Would Merge Turnpike with Highways Department and End Tolling
Homeless Camp Makes Way for I-77 Express
BATA and DRJTBC Deals Top This Week's US Municipal Bond Transactions Calendar
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