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Even as bridge tolls increase, gap with fares widens

This week, tolls increased on the Golden Gate Bridge for the first time in 6 years, to $6 with FasTrak. Though there was some grumbling and a bit of consternation from drivers who now need to deal with a more expensive commute, these cost hikes are no stranger to transit riders, who have faced annual fare increases for over a decade. 886 more words

Monday Update

French toll booths

Hi guys. Hi from France
So today we needed to pay the tolls for the road. At the toll booths there was no one manning the booths and there was a support center somewere close. 192 more words

General

States Raise Gas Taxes to Pay for Infrastructure

Frustrated by the lack of support from Congress, states and cities are raising their own funds from private companies  to build and repair roads and other infrastructures that they are desperately waiting for. 360 more words

Snow storm, really?!?

I anticipated arriving home at midnight last night. Then it got moved to 2 am. In actuality, 6:20 am, I stumbled in to my room and laid my head on my pillow. 357 more words

Road Trip

Bell tolls for legendary Thai boxing stadium

Every muscle of Sattan Muanglek’s body glistened as he was rubbed down by his trainer with liniment, its herbal odour permeating the dank corridors of Bangkok’s legendary Lumpinee Boxing Stadium before a historic fight. 621 more words

Sports Vietnam

Miami toll system proving popular with riders and good for transit

Why a dynamic toll road in Miami has been popular with drivers and a boost to public transit ridership.

Consumer Policy Institute