Indiana Newspaper Wants Lawmakers to Set Tolling Rules Before Any Bill Is Passed

The Journal-Gazette editorial board argues, “Tolling specifics should be set before a final [transportation infrastructure] bill is approved [by Indiana lawmakers]. Will the tolls apply only to new roads or new lanes? Will the state convert existing roads? Those are important questions for all communities, but especially cities and towns outside Marion County. . . .  Already struggling with decreasing or stagnant population, rural areas and small towns can’t afford to be cut off from interstate access or have their residents subjected to a commuter tax.”