Earlier this year North Carolina introduced it’s first toll road; a small little connection between147 and 540. The first segment planned in the loop. I’ve been in favor of toll roads because I enjoy two aspects:
- I like the payment of thing to be given to the user of a thing.
- I like that we can impact traffic flow by raising rates during peaks times.
Taxing the use of a road is a much more efficient way of paying for the road than taxing a kid who mows lawns by taxing gasoline.