Data provided to WTOP suggest that drivers paid or owe around $3 million in administrative fees and court costs while driving I-66. The total could have been nearly double that.
Virginia has lowered rush-hour tolls for solo drivers on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway, with a change to the pricing algorithm implemented this summer.
A construction company is reimbursing tolls for drivers after one of its trucks caused a 17-hour traffic jam in Virginia.
With more telework, more construction and more people seeking alternatives, the number of drivers using some toll roads in the D.C. area is leveling off or declining.
Do toll lanes on Interstate 95, the Capital Beltway and I-66 save drivers time? Usually. Is it worth paying for? That depends, new research suggests.
Drivers paying a toll on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway can save a significant amount of money by just leaving a few minutes earlier or later, a new study finds.
All Maryland residents can now get an E-ZPass transponder without paying any upfront costs. Previously the transponders, which are affixed to drivers windshields and allow easy and cheaper access to toll roads, cost $7.50 for new customers.
All tolls collected Thursday will be divided among charities including the March of Dimes, the Loudoun Free Clinic and the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy.
A position paper from the Greater Washington Partnership calls for the toll lanes to be built into a complete regional network that could ease the traffic jams.
According to VDOT data, morning commutes on Interstate 66 itself are somewhat faster now than a year ago except between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., when trip times are largely unchanged.
Transportation officials say that the transition to all-electronic, high-speed toll collection will: save drivers time on their commute, save the state money, reduce accidents at toll plazas, and reduce CO2 emissions as less fuel is being burned, according to a national study by the University of Central Florida.
Maryland’s $7.5 billion plans to put toll lanes on Interstate 270 and around the Capital Beltway over the American Legion Bridge will go to the public this month for the first official feedback opportunities.
As the Virginia Department of Transportation promotes faster speeds along much of the Interstate 66 corridor, more detailed data has led to a nuanced picture of where traffic speeds up and slows down.
It’s among the highest prices since tolling began Dec. 4. At the very same time one week ago, the toll was just $13.25.
A Loudoun County supervisor says he isn’t giving up after his resolution pressing the Virginia Department of Transportation to immediately lower tolls on Interstate 66 failed to move forward in an important transportation committee.