The Northwest Parkway in Denver has very little traffic in the wee hours, so officials decided to experiment with I.O.U. forms left at the booth.
Apr 9, 2009 TOLLROADSnews
Author, WSJ columnist and Huffington Post blogger Thomas Frank cautions against the public-private partnerships that are leasing public toll roads, warning that it isn't in the public interest; that they will become affordable only to the wealthy.
Feb 4, 2009 The Huffington Post
An obscure new rule pushed through the Federal Highway Administration requires public toll roads to collect 'fair market value' from drivers, rather than to serve the public interest.
Jan 24, 2009 On The Commons
Secretary of Transportation appointee Ray LaHood spoke to the Senate today about Amtrak, toll roads, and sustainability.
Jan 22, 2009 Grist
Officials in San Francisco will be presented with reports today on possible ways to integrate congestion pricing and toll zones into the city. If approved, San Francisco would be the first city in the nation to implement congestion pricing.
Nov 25, 2008 San Francisco Chronicle
What do you get when you designate a carpool lane on a toll road for hybrids and carpoolers? A 'green' lane, say Illinois planners. However, they still pay the toll. Now add a "HOT lane overlay" to it - solo drivers can use it for a 'premium'.
Oct 17, 2008 Chicago Sun-Times
<p>Keep gas and diesel taxes stable and add new road tolls and private investment, and the road funding deficit will be solved, according to the new Bush transportation plan released July 30.</p>
Jul 31, 2008 The Wall Street Journal
<p>Houston's MTA is planning to allow drivers to pay a toll to use the High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on their freeways, and the local Sierra Club chapter is speaking out against the plan.</p>
Jul 23, 2008 The Houston Chronicle
<p>Officials in Maine are considering a plan to build a cross-state superhighway.</p>
Jun 9, 2008 The Ellsworth American
<p>A suburb of Dallas ponders charging a toll on a surface road, perhaps the first such plan for a surface road in the United States.</p>
Jun 8, 2008 WFAA