Carl Byrne http://wrvo.org en Thruway toll hike hearing draws a large, diverse crowd http://wrvo.org/post/thruway-toll-hike-hearing-draws-large-diverse-crowd <p>A proposal to raise New York State Thruway tolls 45 percent for large trucks brought out dozens of people to a hearing in Syracuse Friday.</p><p>Some of those testifying suggested there will be political reprisals if the authority goes ahead with the increases, which would bring rates for large trucks in line with what passenger cars pay.</p><p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 20:25:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 24554 at http://wrvo.org Thruway toll hike hearing draws a large, diverse crowd