February 2024

A New Perspective on Truck Tolling

Robert W. Poole Jr., Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation

Trucking industry opposition to toll-financing of the replacement I-10 bridge in Louisiana nearly killed this critically important P3 project last fall. Fortunately, this $2.1 billion revenue-risk P3 has been rescued by the legislature, after negotiations that revised the financing plan by reducing toll rates for trucks (and for very local users) and increasing the extent of state (taxpayer) support.

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