trucks http://wrvo.org en Thruway authority pulls back on toll hike vote for now http://wrvo.org/post/thruway-authority-pulls-back-toll-hike-vote-now <p>After canceling two meetings where a proposed 45 percent toll hike on trucks was believed to be voted on, the New York State Thruway Authority now says it needs more time to consider options before going ahead with the controversial proposal. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 21:20:03 +0000 Karen DeWitt 29070 at http://wrvo.org Thruway Authority to meet after delay http://wrvo.org/post/thruway-authority-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 http://wrvo.org Thruway board expected to vote on truck toll hike http://wrvo.org/post/thruway-board-expected-vote-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 http://wrvo.org Thruway board expected to vote on truck toll hike Schumer wants better GPS systems for trucks http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-wants-better-gps-systems-trucks <p>U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling on the federal government to change the regulations for GPS systems used in trucks and buses. He believes truckers using systems meant for cars is the reason that there has been a dramatic increase in the number of trucks ramming into low bridges in New York state in recent years.<br> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 20:21:19 +0000 Ellen Abbott 26629 at http://wrvo.org