Today, American Trucking Associations officials said they were pleased that a federal court ruled against New York State’s practice of using tolls paid by interstate truckers as a piggybank to finance unrelated tourism and recreation projects that make up the New York Canal System.
Sending a message to toll authorities nationwide that use highway tolls as a piggybank for unrelated projects, American Trucking Associations today filed a lawsuit challenging the New York State Thruway Authority’s diversion of millions of dollars of toll revenues every year to maintain the tourism and recreational facilities that make up the New York Canal System.
Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates: includes fact sheets on tolls and links to toll research reports.
A recently issued “report” on how useful tolls could be to funding infrastructure investments understates the public opposition to tolling and plays down safety and other risks of increased tolling, American Trucking Associations officials said.
Virginia General Assembly Passes Legislation Opposing Tolls on I-95 - NATSO and ATA lead successful campaign in opposition to tolling
The American Trucking Associations and NATSO, representing America's travel plazas and truckstops, praised the Virginia General Assembly for taking a stand against tolling of existing interstates.
Today in testimony before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, NFI Chief Financial Officer Steve Grabell warned that rapidly increasing toll rates, as well as the spread of tolls across the transportation system, are a threat
On Friday, March 2, ATA filed an amicus brief in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court,
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) supports the 'Freedom from Tolls Act,' which was introduced by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) and would limit the spread of tolling on federal highways.
Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate May 21 would ban the imposition of tolls on the National Highway System (NHS). The "Freedom from Tolls Act of 2009" (S. 1115) was introduced by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas). The prohibition would apply to
Congestion pricing, touted as a cure for gridlock, is unfair, ineffective and ignores the transportation needs of Americans.