March 2023

Trucks and Tolling, Part 1

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

The trucking industry is the strongest opponent of expanded tolling. It funds an organization called the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates, which lobbies aggressively against just about any new toll proposal. Yet the trucking industry depends on a modern highway system that keeps pace with economic growth and trends such as the ongoing increase in online shopping.

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