An area once isolated from the rest of North Texas is now much more accessible because of one toll road.
People from across Texas are going to be in Austin today calling on elected officials for toll road reform.
In a move to help alleviate some of the major traffic issues caused by the weather Friday, a select group of tollways in North Texas are suspending tolls to keep traffic moving.
Some Oklahoma drivers are getting toll bills for driving on Texas turnpikes without paying tolls – in some case years ago.
An expensive error is causing delays and forcing the NTTA to keep a closer eye on projects.
Toll roads have had a major impact on areas like Frisco and McKinney in recent years, and many are expecting the same kind of growth to come with the opening of the Chisolm Trail Parkway in Tarrant and Johnson Counties.
Xerox announced Monday that it will open a customer service operations center in Austin to process more than 8 million monthly toll transactions while managing 750,000-plus accounts.
The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) may be just days away from beginning a strict new enforcement effort against drivers who have racked up huge toll bills.
The rates will increase on July 1 by just under a penny per mile, from 15.3 cents to 16.2 cents. Many commuters say the increase will be noticed and is unnecessary.
State lawmakers were hoping to help disabled veterans with a plan to let them drive toll roads for free. But since the 2009 bill passed, nearly half of the state’s toll roads still charge.
Hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid tolls has officials with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and statewide toll authorities asking lawmakers at the Capitol for help.
Some experts claim Texas is headed for a transportation crisis unless the state comes up with more money for highways. The current gasoline tax paid when you fill up at the pump doesn’t come close to keeping up with building and maintaining Texas highways.