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Rising rates on the Dulles Toll Road have worried many drivers who travel along that stretch, but a plan that is currently being finalized would help keep those tolls rates down, while simultaneously funding a big transportation project.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe discussed transportation, hunting and Medicaid expansion during his inaugural Ask the Governor appearance on WTOP.
A Virginia man racked up a more than $200,000 bill after he neglected to pay for commuting on the Dulles Tolls Road more than three years ago.
Gov. Bob McDonnell says Virginia should review its contract with the owners of a private toll road in Loudoun County to determine whether anything can be done to clamp down on the rising tolls.
Tolls are scheduled to go up again on the Dulles Toll Road in January. But it appears that may be the last toll hike for that road in the near future.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates the toll road, is on track to collect $125 million in tolls by the year's end, a 24 percent increase over 2012.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is planning to overhaul the toll collection system used along the 14-mile Dulles Toll Road including phasing in of more plaza lanes for E-ZPass users.
There could be a break for drivers who use the Dulles Toll Road. The tolls may not be going up as much as projected.
Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity wants the county to consider selling the air rights above the new Silver Line and to use the proceeds to reduce tolls on the Dulles Toll Road.