Gov. Deval Patrick is asking lawmakers to approve a change in a transportation finance bill that would allow an increase in the state gasoline tax if tolls are removed from the western portion of the Massachusetts Turnpike.
Gov. Deval Patrick has told lawmakers that he cannot accept a compromise transportation funding bill in its current form.
The I-Team obtained hundreds of complaints filed with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation involving toll collectors accused of having sticky fingers.
An I-Team investigation showed how off-duty law enforcement officers in their personal cars were using a restricted road to escape paying the $3.50 toll at the Ted Williams Tunnel.
No one likes paying tolls, especially leaving Logan Airport at the entrance to the Ted Williams Tunnel. It’s $3.50 for passenger cars but the I-Team found a select few are not paying a dime.
Open Road Tolling could finally be a reality in Massachusetts. That means no more slowing down to pay the toll. The changes come at a cost: hundreds of jobs.
The highest court in Massachusetts has dismissed a lawsuit that claimed tolls on the Pike were illegally being used to pay for the Big Dig highway project through downtown Boston.
This will be music to commuters’ ears. The Allston/Brighton tolls will be free on Friday June 22 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Massachusetts’ change from Fast Lane to E-ZPass gets underway this weekend.
The automated toll collection system on the Massachusetts Turnpike, the Tobin Bridge and the airport tunnels is changing names to make it less confusing for out-of-state drivers and improve traffic flow.