The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently released new research that documents the collection and distribution of $14.7 billion in U.S. toll revenue, representing 81.7 percent of U.S. toll collections. The research sheds light on many questions about tolling, including how much toll revenue is generated versus reinvested in toll facilities and contrasts truck-generated toll […]
In an egregious move, once again New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has vetoed the Toll Payer Protection Act, robbing motorists of their right to due process in disputing cashless tolling violations. Motorists have reported a wide range of problems from excessive, non-negotiable late penalties many times that of the original tolls, not receiving notices, registration […]
The notion that tolls are somehow a fair, efficient form of taxation is an absurd myth on par with Big Foot or the Loch Ness Monster. Before cashless tolling, about 30% of revenue went just to administer and collect the toll. While that number may be a bit lower due to automated cashless tolling, with […]
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that on Saturday, September 30, installation of cashless tolling on all the MTA bridges and tunnels would be completed. What could be objectionable about efficiently and electronically collecting tolls without slowing traffic? In fact, MoveNY’s midtown town toll collection scheme is predicated on widespread application of this technology to create […]
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is going to be raising fares and tolls for subways, buses, railroads, bridges, tunnels, and everything and anything else under their control.