Failed Attempt to Toll I-80 Costly to Taxpayers

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rejected the plan to toll Interstate 80. Tolling I-80 was the linchpin of Pennsylvania’s transportation funding under Act 44 and was to provide funds for road and bridge repair as well as mass transit. As we pointed out in previous Policy Briefs, the notion of tolling a federal highway to pay for other projects was doomed from the start. Continue