30 Blog Posts From the TOLL Tag


Level of Service: Measuring Traffic Congestion

Level of Service: Measuring Traffic Congestion

This article first appeared in the NMA Foundation’s Driving Freedoms Magazine Spring 2019 edition. According to the latest census, 85 percent of all Americans travel to work by single passenger car or by carpool. Since World War II, land use and American culture have been built around driving cars from locations A to B. By […]

Motorists in Court—Latest Court Case Updates from Around the Country: NMA E-Newsletter #544

Motorists in Court—Latest Court Case Updates from Around the Country: NMA E-Newsletter #544

This time of year, many state legislatures have wrapped up their yearly bills, but courts never stop. Here are just some of the cases we have been tracking. The Colorado Supreme Court recently declared that an alert by a drug-sniffing police dog to detect marijuana and other drugs no longer provides probable cause for a […]

E-ZPass is Anything But: A Motorist’s Viewpoint

E-ZPass is Anything But: A Motorist’s Viewpoint

This post originally appeared as an NMA E-Newsletter in February 2019. Abuses by tolling authorities continue to mount. The lawsuit filed last year in U.S. District Court by Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and the NMA against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for collecting inflated tolls to pay for projects unrelated to the operation and maintenance of the Turnpike […]

War on Cars Watch for May 22, 2019

War on Cars Watch for May 22, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Bumper to Bumper: How Singapore Is Combating Traffic Jams

Bumper to Bumper: How Singapore Is Combating Traffic Jams

The problem of traffic in Singapore has been a subject of heated discussion among drivers and lawmakers for more than 40 years. The problem was first widely addressed in 1975 when traffic shut local traffic at peak times to such a crawl, commuters were only averaging about 12 miles per hour, even on multi-lane highways. […]