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In Shift, Mayor Voices Openness to Congestion Pricing

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday that he saw improvements in a new proposal to charge vehicles to use Manhattan’s busiest streets. 78 more words

NYT

What If Your Rental Car Company Overcharges You For Tolls?

Paying for toll roads and bridges/tunnels has become more complicated in recent years. More and more locations are depending on toll-by-plate systems to send you a bill or otherwise use a transponder in your car to keep track of how much you owe. 884 more words

Car Rental

State seeks input on freeway tolling options

ODOT plans series of open houses to consider ‘congestion pricing systems’ in metro area

Community members are invited to share their concerns about congestion on area freeways and learn about tolling options being considered to deal with the problem at a series of open houses hosted later this month by the Oregon Department of Transportation. 8 more words

Portland Tribune

Why VDOT is Tolling I-66 Inside the Beltway

The Inside the Beltway tolls are designed to generate revenue for the Outside the Beltway private partner, according to Virginia government officials.

Since 2015, VDOT has been telling the public that I-66 inside the beltway would be tolled as a completely separate idea and project from outside the beltway.  611 more words

Government Policy

Public may weigh in on I-5/I-205 tolling

The Oregon Department of Transportation will hold three public hearings in January to share information and receive comments about potential plans to toll areas of Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 in the Portland area. 9 more words

Portland Tribune

Mobility pricing will cost more than you think, warns Canadian Taxpayers Federation in B.C.

The B.C. division of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation has warned that mobility pricing could cost residents much more than they may think.

B.C. director Kris Sims warned that if Metro Vancouver residents start paying what other cities with mobility pricing are, life could become more expensive for them. 162 more words

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Metro Vancouver drivers could see new tolls, per-kilometre fees

We’re getting a better idea of how drivers in Metro Vancouver might be charged under the region’s proposed mobility pricing scheme.

Metro Vancouver’s mayors have argued the scheme is necessary in order to fund major transportation projects such as Surrey light rail transit (LRT) and the Pattullo Bridge replacement, along with cutting congestion in the region. 895 more words

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