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.
It’s official; the top toll violators in Texas will now be banned from North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) roads.
Last month, the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) posted an online list of the states top violators and while hundreds of people paid up the majority of scofflaws are still wanted.
TX-DOT, along with the other agencies, nationwide are urging Congress to give them more freedom to seek alternative means of funding, including adding more toll roads.