With new bridge toll, Hwy. 101 project fully funded

Argus Courier » Money from the $4.5 billion measure is earmarked for Bay Area transportation projects including $120 million to widen Highway 101 from the Sonoma-Marin county line to Novato and $100 million to improve Highway 37, although officials are unclear on those projects’ timelines.

2018-06-18T09:58:16+00:00June 17th, 2018|Bridges, California, Highways, Tolling|

Oregon on the road to freeway tolling

Portland Tribune » Oregon transportation officials will ask the federal government’s permission by year-end to impose tolls on some or all of I-5 and I-205 in the Portland area. The tolls would be designed to raise money for highway improvements and encourage some motorists to drive at less-busy times, alleviating congestion.

2018-06-18T10:36:53+00:00June 14th, 2018|Highways, Oregon, Tolling|

Bridge toll hike is ‘first step’ in solving Bay Area’s traffic woes, experts say

The Mercury News » Voters in the Bay Area have agreed to raise bridge tolls by $3 over the next six years, but that’s just the first step in what they’ll likely be asked to pay as business leaders and transportation planners sketch out a fresh series of new measures to solve the area’s traffic gridlock.

2018-06-11T08:57:57+00:00June 7th, 2018|California, Highways, Tolling|

$107M toll lane project moves forward in San Francisco

The Mercury News » The San Francisco Bay Area may add another 125 miles of tolled express lanes to reduce congestion that has resulted in a 17% longer commute time over the past 10 years. A groundbreaking is scheduled today for a northbound toll lane on a $107 million Interstate 680 project.

2018-04-23T15:18:04+00:00April 18th, 2018|California, Highways, Tolling|
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