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Plan for Toll Hikes on I-66 Faces Criticism

WASHINGTON — A proposal to raise tolls inside the Beltway on Interstate 66 is receiving criticism in Loudoun County.

The Leesburg Times reports the plan, which would take effect in 2017, will cost drivers as much as $17 per day if they don’t have three or more passengers in their cars during morning and afternoon rush. 106 more words


De Blasio: 'No Appetite' in Albany for Tolls on East River Bridges

Ask not for whom the bridges toll—they won’t for Albany, Mayor Bill de Blasio said today.

Mr. de Blasio had some praise today for a proposal to revive former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s call for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority place tolls on the bridges spanning the East River—but argued the idea would be dead on arrival in the state capital. 634 more words

Downtown Tunnel will remain open this weekend

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – The eastbound lanes of the Downtown Tunnel will no longer be closed this weekend.

Friday afternoon, VDOT canceled the eastbound lane closures because of the bad weather forecast for the weekend. 21 more words

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16. A roof over our heads!! St. Emilion to Pons, Charente Maritime

Wednesday September 16th

The Yelloh campsite at St Emilion was excellent and we got all our chores done before leaving and driving West,  through Libourne and out along the Dordogne estuary to Bourg. 571 more words

Camping Locations

Bon Voyage!

It has taken us 2 days driving with one overnight stop at an aire at St. Amand Montrond, a very good aire with all necessary facilities for mobile campers and is situated on the D2144 midway between Bourges and Montlucon. 506 more words

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Tolls on the Gardiner Expressway and DVP: Freeway or feeway?

TORONTO – The cost of driving on the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway may get significantly pricier for motorists if tolls are introduced on both roadways, according to a… 218 more words


Why do I have to pay tolls?

Tolls are ancient and integral to our friend, bureaucracy.

I like to imagine that one day, a farmer mom paid for a ferry crossing with a bunch of chicken eggs, as usual, when it suddenly occurred to her that she could block passage around her farm and funnel traffic through her magnificent dirt road and collect eggs from everyone. 304 more words

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