Daily News Briefs, December 11, 2019

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Locals Foresee Ontario Tollway Extension Leading to Economic Growth

Toronto Star reports on expectations that “Ontario’s newest highway extension,” a 14-kilometer (8.7-mile) addition to the Highway 407 tollway, will boost economic development in a rural area by improving access to and from the Greater Toronto Area.

Canada Ontario Toronto Metro Region (GTA)


A Toll Exemption for Police Officers and Its Application to Metro DC Express Lanes

WUSA, prompted by a viewer’s inquiry, looks at the procedures Transurban and the Virginia State Police follow within the metro DC express lanes network to implement a statutory toll exemption for officers traveling in the performance of their duties. Transurban spokesman Mike McGurk tells WUSA the exemption does not apply when officers commute to and from work.

95/395/495 Express Lanes (Metro Washington DC) Transurban Virginia Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Washington (DC) Metro Region


These are just some of the toll industry developments TRN is following.

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