The Open Road: Keeping Interstates Toll-Free Protects the Economy and Preserves Americans' Freedom | Commentary
Supporters justify this strategy by claiming that new tolls can help replenish a dwindling federal Highway Trust Fund ... that has been in place since 1956 to help maintain a largely toll-free interstate system. There are many problems with tolling ...
Don’t kick needed repairs down the road
Over the next 50 years the interstate highway system grew to 46,876 miles at a ... It was very controversial at the time but our political system functioned. As we struggle to maintain and improve the system today, we hear echoes of many of the same ...
Federal highway program gridlock: Bills push tolls and P3s as quick fix
we have an interstate highway system and need to ensure there’s connectivity between the states and that our interstates are properly maintained at interstate-grade throughout the country. Interstate commerce could also be impeded by the imposition of tolls.
Funding the Interstate Highway System
There is, however, something awesome about the Interstate Highway System as it exists today ... fuel tax but additional funding is required to continue to maintain and expand this highway system. Attempts by the Senate and House to reach agreement ...
Kicking the can down the (potholed) road: Analysis
But Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-9th) said it would be “ludicrous” to dismantle the federal government transportation funding system, noting it was a Republican president, Dwight Eisenhower, who presided over creation of the interstate highway system.