Stoltz of Coudersport

xxx

xxx

Do You Know: You can buy this marquee ad on Solomon's words for the wise for your business or event for only $10. per day! It's just one of the low cost advertising options available. Your ad is viewed 40,000 to 70,000 times every day. Email us for information on other ad locations.

Street Machines

Solomon's Auction & Yard Sale Page

Howard's Inc, Coudersport, PA

UPMC Cole

E & G

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Newspaper Says--I-80 Tolls Rejected

Federal government rejects state's application to toll Interstate 80, sources say

By KARI ANDREN, The Patriot-News

PennLive.com April 06, 2010, 11:29AM
The U.S. Department of Transportation has rejected Pennsylvania's plan to toll Interstate 80, according to two sources with knowledge of the application. For months, the Federal Highway Administration has been poring over Gov. Ed Rendell’s proposal to remake I-80’s 311-mile, east-west track into a northern sister to the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Sources say Rendell is expected to be notified of the decision today or tomorrow. They said the application will be rejected because it would violate language in a federal transportation law that would require money from I-80 tolls to be used only for that roadway.

The Rendell administration's plan would use the toll money to fund transportation initiatives statewide. More...

3 comments :

Anonymous said...

Fast ED back in our pockets

Anonymous said...

So how is Fast Eddie going to tax us in rural America now and give the money to Pgh and Philly?

Anonymous said...

"Fund Transportation INITIATIVES" ??? Screw that noise !!! FIX THE ROADS is more like it