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Tolling All Lanes

NewsMarch 25, 2024

Bay Area transportation planners are studying a radical idea to reduce traffic congestion and fund driving alternatives: tolling all lanes on a freeway. Even more radical, the plan considers tolling parallel roads. March 21, 2023, Planetizen By Irvin Dawid The Bay Area’s newest express lanes, transportation jargon for a variably-priced toll lane that also permits carpoolers to...

Readers Respond: Tighten budgets, but don’t toll freeways

85% against tolling; 2% undecided By Jules Rogers, Canby Herald Mar 18, 2024 Your Oregon News asked readers in an unofficial survey where they stand on halting the toll plan. This comes after Gov. Tina Kotek said she plans to halt tolling work indefinitely, but it should still be expected someday. About 85% of readers...

Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek plans to halt tolling work indefinitely

Kotek did not rule out a reconsideration of tolling. Interstate Bridge tolling plans to continue By Corey Buchanan and Raymond Rendleman The Gresham Outlook — Mar 11, 2024 Gov. Tina Kotek plans to halt the state of Oregon’s plans to toll I-5 and I-205 as a way to pay for transportation infrastructure projects. In a...

Kotek calls for cancellation of Portland-area freeway toll plan

Kotek said she still wants Oregon and Washington to use tolls for the planned replacement I-5 bridge, but the broader plan to toll I-5 and I-205 should be scrapped. Author: Anthony Macuk (KGW), KGW Staff Published: March 11, 2024 PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek appears to be pulling the plug on a plan to toll...

Chief of MTA’s biggest union promises ‘massive confrontation’ over $15 NYC congestion toll: ‘Not going to take this’

Battle over NYC Zone tolling heats up By Carl Campanile and Nolan Hicks Published March 7, 2024 NY Post The chief of the MTA’s biggest union — which once supported New York’s controversial congestion pricing plan — is now threatening a “massive confrontation” with transit management over the proposed $15 daily toll to enter Midtown or Lower Manhattan. The...

Survey finds majority of Oregon voters oppose proposed tolling projects

The study was sponsored by West Linn, Oregon City, Tualatin, and Wilsonville by: Michaela Bourgeois KOIN News — Feb 26, 2024 PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – After Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek postponed the Oregon Department of Transportation’s proposed tolling program until 2026 after receiving negative public feedback, a new survey found that a majority of Oregon voters...

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