Daily News Briefs, July 26, 2019

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PANYNJ Agrees to Additional Public Hearing on Proposed Toll Rate Changes

SILive.com reports, “At the request of local elected officials, the Port Authority will hold a second public hearing on Staten Island this September regarding proposed toll increases and changes to the Staten Island Bridges Plan. Port Authority executive director Rick Cotton announced at [yesterday’s] board meeting that the agency will hold another public hearing on Staten Island this fall, after numerous elected officials at Monday’s hearing argued that inclement weather deterred a number of residents from attending.”

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County DA Charges Four More PA Turnpike Scofflaws with Theft

CBS News Philadelphia reports, “The Pennsylvania Turnpike is continuing to crack down on toll cheats. Authorities have charged four more drivers with theft for repeatedly dodging tolls at Pennsylvania Turnpike entrances in Bucks County. The drivers racked up more than $21,000 in unpaid tolls from hundreds of trips on the Turnpike over several years, according to authorities.”

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

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