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toll

(formerly) the right to levy a toll

toll

[tōl]
(communications)
Charge made for a connection beyond an exchange boundary.
Any part of telephone plant, circuits, or services for which toll charges are made.
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In Sindh province 18 toll plazas are operational on the highways.
ETC utilizes vehicles equipped with transponders (electronic tags),wireless communication, in-road/roadside sensors and a computerized system(hardware and software) for uniquely identifying each vehicle ,electronically collect toll, providing general vehicle/traffic monitoring and data collection.
There will always be some federal funding shortfall for transportation; to cover that shortfall, tolls will be one of the tools states will consider," said HNTB senior vice president and national toll expert Jack Finn.
If this toll road costs as much as they think it will, it's not going to pencil out in terms of being able to put any kind of rational per-mile toll that people will be willing to pay,'' Oropeza said.
Furthermore, says Sullivan, once the transportation authority recoups the money it spent on buying the system, it probably will earmark some of the toll revenue to subsidize its existing public transit system.
Old-fashioned toll booths actually hinder traffic as drivers queue up to pay toll-takers or toss change into baskets.
president of the Reason Foundation and a former adviser to the United States and California Departments of Transportation, believes that private toll roads are the means by which financially strapped state governments can build and maintain new and needed roads.
Jenoptik will supply Toll Collect with up to 600 toll payment monitoring pillars by mid-2018 for the planned extension of compulsory tolls for trucks on Germanys federal highways.
Toll Brothers expects to account for its results from the Sky Club under the equity method.
Individual motorists would pay a variable toll that would be debited electronically, using FasTrak transponders affixed to a car's windshield, thus eliminating the need and expense of tollbooths and cash transactions.