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ATA Pleased by Court Win Over New York State Thruway Tolls

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.

American Trucking Associations Challenges New York Thruway Tolling Practices

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.

N.J. Trucking Executive Warns Senate on the True Cost of Tolls

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

Senate Bill Would Ban Tolls

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

Add roads, not tolls

Congestion pricing, touted as a cure for gridlock, is unfair, ineffective and ignores the transportation needs of Americans.