TITLE

To Toll or Not To Toll

AUTHOR(S)
Keane, Angela Greiling
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Traffic World;6/16/2003, Vol. 267 Issue 24, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on key problems pertaining to the use of tolls as a road financing tool in the U.S. Proposals to raise the fuel tax and its impact on toll policies; Construction of truck-only toll lanes along Interstate-81 in Virginia; Development of new roads or lanes and collection of tolls to cover the costs of those roads; Implications for policies on infrastructure.
ACCESSION #
10025925

 

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