toll increase en Should Thruway Authority merge with transportation department? <p>The leader of the New York state Assembly Republicans is proposing to do away with the state’s Thruway Authority and merge it into the state Department of Transportation, in an attempt to avoid excessive toll hikes. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:00:15 +0000 Karen DeWitt 29976 at Thruway Authority to meet after delay <p>The New York State Thruway Authority will hold a meeting Tuesday, after postponing a meeting scheduled for Friday afternoon. While there’s no official agenda, opponents of a toll hike on trucks believe the board will vote on the issue at the meeting. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 21:01:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 28992 at Thruway board expected to vote on truck toll hike <p>The New York State Thruway Authority has scheduled a board meeting for Friday afternoon.&nbsp; There is no public agenda yet, but it is believed that the board will consider a 45 percent increase in truck tolls. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 10:25:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 28844 at Thruway board expected to vote on truck toll hike Group sees thruway meeting delay as hopeful sign <p>The New York State Thruway Board has not yet scheduled a new meeting, after postponing their most recent gathering. The Thruway Authority is considering a toll hike on trucks. Opponents of the toll increase see the delay as a good sign.<br> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 13:48:42 +0000 Karen DeWitt 26102 at