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2014-02-27 16:21:49

- Broad coalition of businesses and individuals partner to fight attempts to toll existing, non-tolled interstate lanes - RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses and organizations from numerous sectors of the U.S. economy, as well as individual citizens, today launched a national coalition opposing tolls on existing federal interstates. The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates (ATFI) is a broad-based organization united by the belief that a viable, sustainable solution to...

2013-11-14 12:21:19

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO )...

2013-09-13 16:20:17

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "Despite what toll advocates and financiers try and tell the public, tolling existing interstates is a wildly unpopular concept," ATA...

2013-06-19 23:04:03

Street will close to cars for local edition of internationally popular event; occasion highlights community interaction, economic development and healthy living. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Kansas City will host its first ciclovia event on Sept. 7, 2013 as part of Main Street Day. A section of Main Street in the midtown area will be restricted to bicycle and pedestrian traffic during the afternoon of the event. The Main Street Corridor Development Corporation/CID and BikeWalkKC...

2013-04-12 16:21:42

Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Executive Director, Florida's Turnpike EnterpriseMatthew Click, HNTB Corporation, Consultant to State Departments of TransportationPatrick D. Jones, Executive Director & CEO, International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association WASHINGTON, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five years of high unemployment and a sluggish economy have cut deeply into state and local tax revenues, seriously compromising localities' ability to maintain and expand their...

2013-04-12 16:21:26

With Traditional Funding for Highways in Decline, "Priced Managed Lanes" Are Scaling Up Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Executive Director, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise Matthew Click, HNTB Corporation, Consultant to State Departments of Transportation Patrick D. Jones, Executive Director & CEO, International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association WASHINGTON, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five years of high unemployment and a sluggish economy have cut deeply into state and...

2013-02-23 16:20:04

- NATSO and ATA lead successful campaign in opposition to tolling - RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. The transportation legislation that passed today by the Virginia General Assembly puts an end to the Virginia Department of Transportation's plan to toll...

2012-11-28 12:22:04

SEATTLE, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While supporters and critics of the proposed Columbia River Crossing transit project continue to debate how residents will pay for travel between Portland and Vancouver, a recent poll from Northwest-based PEMCO Insurance reveals that one in three drivers in that area aren't planning to change their route or mode of transportation despite potential tolls that will help partially finance the project. According to the poll, as many as 33 percent of all...

2012-08-28 10:20:26

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations today joined with dozens of other organizations and municipalities in urging the U.S. Department of Transportation to reject an application by the Commonwealth of Virginia to toll one of America's most critical freight corridors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) Virginia's application to toll I-95 will be bad, not just for trucking companies in the state of Virginia, but...

2012-07-23 06:21:09

NEW YORK, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 23, 2012, the law firm of Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz filed Notices of Claim with the City of New York and Notices of Intention to File Claim with the State of New York with regard to the April 29, 2012 accident on the southbound Bronx River Parkway at East 180(th) Street between exits 5 and 6 in the Bronx which resulted in the deaths of seven people. The accident occurred when the SUV driven by Maria Gonzalez...