time-variable tolling

Training Pants For The 21st Century Motorist

This article, published by Grush Hour, mentions Matt Rosenberg of Discovery Institute: Matt Rosenberg, senior fellow at Cascadia Center of the Discovery Institute, wrote a handsome argument for public-private partnerships (PPP) to put us out of our surface transport congestion-funding-emission misery. The rest of this article can be found here.

Toll-booth-free Tolling On SR 520 And I-90

The State Route 520 Tolling Implementation Committee’s “November Scenario Evaluation” document (pdf) released last week shows that the most robust regional financing for replacing the dangerously sub-par 520 bridge comes from time-variable tolling starting in 2010 and tolling the parallel I-90 span across Lake Washington, starting in 2010 or 2016. Tolling in this key east-west corridor would be done on Read More ›

Drivers Ready To Pay When Highway 167 “HOT Lanes” Open Saturday

This article, published by The Seattle Times, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: A logical next HOT-lane extension would be I-405, according to Bruce Agnew, of the Seattle-based Cascadia Center think tank. Those lanes could connect to Highway 167 and generate funds that in turn could help pay for widening I-405, he said. The rest of the article can be Read More ›