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$900k Error Forces NTTA To Reevaluate Project Designs

An expensive error is causing delays and forcing the NTTA to keep a closer eye on projects.

08/08/2014

(credit: NTTA)

Toll Roads To Have Major Impact In Johnson County

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.

05/02/2014

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Xerox Signs $100M Deal To Manage TxDOT Toll Roads

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.

09/23/2013

(credit: North Texas Tollway Authority)

Tollway Cheaters Face Bans, Blocks & Impounds

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.

CBSDFW.COM–06/06/2013

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Planned Toll Rate Increase Frustrates Commuters

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.

05/30/2013

(credit: NTTA)

NTTA May Be Required To Give Free Tolls To Disabled Vets

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.

03/12/2013

(credit: North Texas Tollway Authority)

State Lawmakers Asked To Help Collect From Toll Offenders

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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/19/2012

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Experts: Texas Heading Toward A Transportation Crisis

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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/05/2012

(credit: North Texas Tollway Authority)

NTTA Approves Banning Top Violators From Roads

It’s official; the top toll violators in Texas will now be banned from North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) roads.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2012

(credit: North Texas Tollway Authority)

NTTA ‘Top Violator’ List Trimmed, Only 24K Outstanding

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.

08/02/2012

A road construction crew works on a widening project. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle)

More Texas Toll Roads Likely With Help From Congress

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.

06/01/2012

(credit: North Texas Tollway Authority)

Cyberthieves Attempt To Hack Texas TxTag Accounts

More than 1,600 Texas Department of Transportation TxTag account holders can expect a credit to their accounts following a cyberattack. The cyber-theft has resulted in some $46,000 having to be credited back to customer accounts.

04/20/2012

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