Daily News Briefs, October 20, 2021

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MTA Schedules More Congestion Tolling Program Public Outreach

Silive.com reports, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced it will host three more virtual public meetings on the Central Business District Tolling Program (CBDTP) this month. The events — scheduled for the evenings of October 26, 27 and 28 — will focus on environmental justice outreach and how the proposed program could impact minority and low-income areas in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. MTA stated it has launched two new telephone lines for callers who want to learn about the program, leave comments or register for the virtual meetings.

The MTA media release announcing the new meetings summarizes the public response at the first 13 CBDTP meetings held in connection with the program’s ongoing environmental assessment.

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Bestpass Opens Channel Partner Route To Expansion

Bestpass announced the launch of a partnership program “focused on teaming with like-minded organizations that support the trucking and logistics market. These partners already serve customers that will benefit from simplified toll management, allowing Bestpass to reach more owner-operators and commercial fleets.” Bestpass said several organizations have already enrolled in the program, including the American Association of Owner Operators, ES Advantage, Innovative Logistics, McCord Telematics and MyTrucker Pro.



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

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