Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Thursday renewed his call for the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) to implement free toll for
motorists during holidays.
The most common toll for
a Class-5 tractor-trailer will increase from $3.45 to $3.66 for E-ZPass customers and from $15.35 to $16.30 for cash customers.
Motorists will have to pay the toll for
every single trip.
As a proportion of the PS6.60 toll for
a car, they equated to 44p.
The toll for cars and motor caravans will rise from PS6.50 to PS6.60, small goods vehicles and small buses will rise from PS13.10 to PS13.20, and heavy goods vehicles and buses will rise by 20p from PS19.60 to PS19.80.
The toll for small goods vehicles and small buses has also risen by PS7.60, from PS5.60 in 1992 to PS13.20 in 2016.
Merseytravel said the proposed new toll for
car journeys was 10p less than the "authorised" rise under the tolling mechanism, in which tolls should rise in line with inflation.
Comparing costs with Texas, the M6 Toll for
a weekday journey over its 27 miles costs just under 19.5 pence per mile.
The toll for
standard cars using routes mainly running through the metropolitan area is 700 yen, but many users who travel only short distances have complained about having to pay a high fee for such a short distance, calling for a change in the system.
While a bond repayment toll hike schedule adopted in 1999 calls for tolls to go up by $1 for a round trip between Boston and Central Massachusetts, and an additional 50 cents on the $3 toll for
the tunnels, Turnpike officials are not ruling out an increase significantly higher than the earlier planned toll hikes.
This week will see the introduction of a PS6.60 toll for
cars and motor caravans crossing the Severn Bridge and Second Severn Crossing, up 10p on the 2015 figure.
Introducing a toll for
trucks is the first step towards charging everyday motorists to use Adelaide s roads.
$6 toll for
a round trip for Framingham commuters as "exorbitant."