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ATFI Statement on Private-Public Partnerships and Tolling in the Trump 2018 Budget

In response to the Trump Administration releasing its 2018 proposed budget and infrastructure initiative fact sheet, which calls for a reduction of the restriction on tolling interstate highways, the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates issued the following statement which can be attributed to Spokesperson Stephanie Kane:

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ATFI Statement on the FAST Act

The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates (ATFI) applauds U.S. Senate and House conferees for reaching agreement on a multi-year highway and transit bill, the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” (FAST Act). We are pleased that the conference committee took into account its constituents’ vocal opposition to tolling existing interstates and did not expand the number of states eligible to impose new tolls under the Interstate System Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Pilot Program (ISRRPP).

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Letter to Congress: Anti-tolling group weighs in with highway bill conferees

The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates submitted the below letter to the committee conferees who will be resolving differences between the Senate DRIVE Act and House STRR Act between now and the Dec. 4 deadline to pass a long-term highway and transit reauthorization bill. As you'll see in the letter, ATFI feels strongly about language in the two bills regarding the Interstate System Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Pilot Program (ISRRPP) which could be used to impose tolls on existing, currently free interstates in the U.S.

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ATFI Statement on the House Passage of Highway Funding Bill

The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates (ATFI) applauds the U.S. House for passing a multi-year highway and transit bill, the “Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015” (STRR Act). We are pleased that the House took into account its constituents’ vocal opposition to existing interstate highway tolls and did not expand the number of states eligible to impose new tolls under the Interstate System Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Pilot Program (ISRRPP).

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ATFI Applauds Long-Term House Highway Funding Bill Proposal

The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates (ATFI) applauds the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for proposing a multi-year highway funding bill, the “Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015,” before the October 29 expiration of surface transportation programs across the nation. While ATFI urges the committee to eliminate the Interstate highway tolls System Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Pilot Program (ISRRPP) entirely, ATFI commends the House for taking into account its constituents’ vocal opposition to tolling existing interstate tolls.

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