Stories tagged: tolls
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
Sen. Murray asks Gov. Brown for toll voting privileges
Another voice has joined the conversation about tolls on Portland-area freeways. U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., sent a letter to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Friday asking for Washington to have …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Top lawmakers won’t move bills to end tolling on I-405
Top state lawmakers say they won’t move any bills this session to end tolling on the express lanes of Interstate 405 between Bellevue and Lynnwood.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
Washington tolling system needs improvement, audit says
Washington’s electronic tolling system doesn’t have important functions that would help it process, collect and report tolls, according to a state audit released on Wednesday.
Tue., March 8, 2016
Looking Back: Opinions offer historical perspective
Topics: FDR’s budget, Maple Street Bridge construction, Mideast arms sales, Ruby Ridge and the Washington State Lottery.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 9:24 a.m.
Inslee to announce changes to I-405 tolling, I-5 repairs
Gov. Jay Inslee says he plans to announce changes to the Interstate 405 express lane tolling system.
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013
Spin Control: State’s effort at tolling is a long, tortuous road
OLYMPIA – To the long list of things Puget Sound communities have that Spokane residents can be glad they don’t, add toll bridges. Spokane’s last such facility, the Maple Street …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2011
Many candidates, issues familiar from past ballots
Washington voters checking their ballots this weekend for the first time may feel a sense of déjà vu. They voted last year on proposals to get the state out of …
Sat., July 9, 2011
Liquor, tolls, care staff initiatives likely qualify for November ballot
OLYMPIA – Washington voters will likely face proposals on tolls, liquor and home health care workers on the November ballot. But not on chickens or marijuana.
Tue., April 24, 2007
Plan uses GPS to tax drivers at the pump
Road user fees, not tolls, could replace or supplement declining gas tax revenues. With imposition of a toll on the second Tacoma Narrows bridge imminent, and the likelihood of others …