7 Blog Posts From the TOLL ROAD Tag


National Academies Report Demands $70 Billion In Highway Tolls, Taxes: NMA E-Newsletter #521

National Academies Report Demands $70 Billion In Highway Tolls, Taxes: NMA E-Newsletter #521

“This article originally appeared on TheNewspaper.com, (“Driving Politics”) and is reprinted with their kind permission.”  Federally funded report explores the possibility of turning every mile of interstate highway into a toll road. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on Thursday released a report saying motorists ought to pay up to $70 billion in higher […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: July 9, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: July 9, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Iowa Supremes Mock SCOTUS on warrantless auto searches– –Federal Judge strikes down TN Driver’s License Seizures– –Oregon to impose Congestion Tax on two Freeways– Friday, July 6, 2018 Iowa Supremes Mock SCOTUS On Warrantless Auto Searches State supreme courts do not always agree with the constitutional pronouncements of the US […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: July 2, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: July 2, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –IN Court–Must have evidence of speeding to pull someone over for speeding– –Snapchat Speeder Lawsuit gets a slapdown in GA– –MD study shows how cam studies are gamed by researchers– Friday, June 29, 2018 Indiana Court: Cops May Not Pull Someone Over For Appearing To Speed Indiana prosecutors were desperate […]

Road User Fees May Be Necessary (But Reasonable is a Different Matter): NMA E-Newsletter #483

Road User Fees May Be Necessary (But Reasonable is a Different Matter): NMA E-Newsletter #483

A basic principle held by the National Motorists Association is, “Reasonable highway user fees [are] for maintaining and improving highways, not for financing non-highway projects.” (See the other main NMA tenets here.) The recent class action lawsuit the NMA filed with truckers’ association OOIDA against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for many years of excessive tolling […]

Congestion Pricing Cannot be the Future of Transportation Funding, Part 2: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #469

Congestion Pricing Cannot be the Future of Transportation Funding, Part 2: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #469

To read Part 1, click HERE. New York City (NYC) finds itself in a transportation perfect storm. The subway system is at a breaking point. Residents are abandoning city buses by droves because it’s faster to walk most days. Ridesharing vehicles clog the already snarled streets. At the center of it all: the mayor and […]