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Analyzing the Impact of Implementing New Tolls on Existing Roadway Facilities: The Hampton Roads Experience

Categories: Public Works,Transportation,Virginia Issues

http://www.hrtpo.org/uploads/docs/TRB%20Paper%20Analyzing%20the%20Impact%20of%20Implementing%20New%20Tolls%20on%20Existing%20Roadway%20Facilities%20Revised.pdf

Studies the impact of placing tolls on a regional transportation system by comparing the traffic and transit conditions before and after tolling. The tolls, designed to pay for additional tunnel lanes, resulted in a 32% decrease in peak period delays at four river corridors.  From the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization