Protecting Commuters: Ensuring Accountability and Oversight in Tolling

April 18, 2012

Room 253 Russell Senate Office Building

SCom: Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security announces a hearing entitled, “Protecting Commuters: Ensuring Accountability and Oversight in Tolling.”  This hearing will explore the use of tolls on the nation’s bridges and tunnels, the need for transparency and accountability by the entities that set toll rates, and the need for equity among commuters, businesses, and the traveling public who use tolled facilities.   

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Webcast

  • Mr. Eugene Conti

    Secretary of Transportation
    North Carolina Department of Transportation
  • Mr. Eugene Conti

    Secretary of Transportation
    North Carolina Department of Transportation

Majority Statement

  • Chairman Frank R. Lautenberg

    U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Bill Baroni

    Deputy Executive Director
    Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Mr. Eugene Conti

    Secretary of Transportation
    North Carolina Department of Transportation
  • Mr. Steve Grabell

    Chief Financial Officer
    National Freight, Inc.
  • Mr. Chris Plaushin

    Vice President of Public Affairs
    American Automobile Association