Quantcast

Tag Archives: tolls

The ‘gift’ of a toll increase

Maryland Transportation Authority Executive Director Bruce W. Gartner looks on as Transportation Sec. Pete K. Rahn answers questions from members of the Senate Budget and Taxation and Finance Committees. (Bryan P. Sears/The Daily Record)

Motorists in Maryland could be looking at a toll increase four years sooner than expected as the result of toll reductions that begin to take effect on July 1. Briefing documents on the toll reductions that were presented to the Maryland Transportation Authority Board in May show that the reductions championed by Gov. Larry Hogan have moved up the projected timeline for the next toll increase by four years.

Read More »

Sources: Tolls at Bay, Nice bridges could be reduced under plan

Spans of the Cheasapeake Bay Bridge. (Flickr / Gary Hymes / CC-BY 2.0)

A proposal to reduce tolls could bring relief to motorists who use some of the state's toll roads and bridges if approved by a state board Thursday morning. The Maryland Transportation Authority Board is scheduled to vote on a proposal during a public meeting scheduled for 8 a.m. Thursday in a facility near the Bay Bridge. The details of the plan remain private until they are presented to the board for consideration. "I think we're going to address that tomorrow but I've talked for a long time about the need for reduced taxes, tolls and fees in Maryland," Hogan said when asked Wednesday for specifics of the plan.

Read More »