Congressman, Local Officials Push for ORT at Some Upstate NY Thruway Interchanges

Time Warner Cable News Buffalo reports that US Representative Brian Higgins (D, NY-26) has “teamed up” with Williamsville and Grand Island officials to push open road tolling. Higgins tells the station, “Why are we making people wait and be delayed and ruining our environment when we can expedite that process? We’re just simply saying, let’s unleash the great technology that’s currently available to us.” The proposal encompasses the thruway’s Grand Island, Williamsville and Lackawanna toll barriers, the station adds.