Thruway Toll Hikes Violate Basic Economic Principles

Rombel, Adam
May 2008
Business Journal (Central New York);5/9/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p32
In this article, the author reflects on the criticism over the decision of the New York State Thruway Authority to raise tolls again on the state's 640-mile highway. He explains that the governor, comptroller, state legislators, and local government officials express negative opinions on the initiative since it was made during economic crisis. Also, he relates the plan of the Authority to secure an additional $375 million in 2011.


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