Daily News Briefs, November 18, 2019

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Forty Percent of NTTA Toll Revenue Is Invested Back into Roads

The Dallas Morning News answers a reader curious to know when north Texas toll roads will be “free.” The article explains why tolls, a vital source of maintenance and expansion funds, are not going away but going up. “Sixty percent of tolls collected on [North Texas Tollway Authority] roads goes to repay bonds, 23% is used for continued operation and maintenance of the roads, and 17% is reinvested in system expansion and projects,” the newspaper notes.

Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro Region (DFW) North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) Texas


Kansas Turnpike Wins Local Innovation Award

The Kansas Turnpike Authority announced that Wichita Business Journal has selected it to receive a 2019 Innovation Award. According to an authority news release, the award recognizes KTA’s innovative introduction of open-road toll lanes at the Eastern Terminal, East Topeka and Southern Terminal interchanges, and several back-office-system improvements such as “the addition of an image review team, technology upgrades and procedural changes.”

Industry Awards & Recognitions Kansas Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA) Open-Road Tolling


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