Despite Reform Instituted Last Year, Some Illinois Tollway Users Struggle To Resolve Incorrect ChargesThe Illinois Tollway system instituted tolling reform last year, under which the penalty for a missed toll went down from $20 to $3. The reduction was supposed to streamline processing at Tollway call centers.
Drivers Who Use Illinois Tollways Say They're Having Problems Paying Online, Are Ending Up With FinesAll they want to do is pay their tolls, but driver after driver says it is not as simple as it sounds – and now, it is costing them even more.
IL Tollways Could Be Cashless In Two YearsRoute 390 from I-290 to Route 83 running along Thorndale Avenue opens as a cashless tollway on November 1st.
Illinois Tollway Green Lights $106 Million In Contracts For Tri-State WorkReconstruction won’t happen until at least 2020, but design planning and advance work on the Central Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 294) will begin as early as 2018 between Balmoral Avenue in Rosemont and 95th Street in Oak Lawn.
Quinn Touts Expansion Of Job Training ProgramThe Quinn administration has expanded a job training program that helps people get jobs in the construction industry, on the heels of news the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in June, its lowest level in nearly six years.
Tollway Might Extend Deadline For Unpaid TollsThe Illinois Tollway’s Customer Service Committee recommended last week giving drivers 30 days to respond to each of three violation notices that are sent out, increasing the total number of days from 56 to 90.
Tollway Seeks To Shame 'Super Scofflaws' Into Paying Off Huge DebtsThe Illinois Tollway is resorting to potential embarrassment to put pressure on businesses that routinely fail to pay their tolls.
Feds Give Final Approval To Elgin-O'Hare ExpansionThe Illinois Tollway received final approval Thursday to construct the Elgin O’Hare Western Access Project, a $3.4 billion project to provide congestion relief projected to save drivers $145 million a year in time and fuel costs.
Illinois Tollway To Go After ScofflawsIf you haven't paid your tolls in Illinois, expect to hear from the Tollway soon.
Illinois Tollway Apologizing For Bogus I-Pass ChargesYou need to take a close look at your account, if you use a tollway I-PASS. Drivers with certain license plate numbers are finding they are being charged for other people's tolls.
Toll Hike Has Not Brought Anticipated Mass-Exodus From TollwaysTolls went up in Illinois nearly a year ago, but if you think most drivers took alternate routes to avoid paying more, you'd be wrong.
Report: Drivers Still Using Tollways Despite Higher TollsNew figures show fewer drivers than expected have abandoned the Illinois toll roads since the fees nearly doubled.
Electric Charging Stations Coming To Tollway OasesGov. Pat Quinn and officials at the Illinois Toll Highway Authority have announced plans to install electric car charging stations across the system.
Tollway Reroute Project Will Mean Detours, ConfusionA major highway project in the northern suburbs will mean detours and require a hefty dose of patience.
Report: Tolls Illegally Went Toward Balancing State Budget For 3 YearsA story out Friday morning is sure to cause grumbling among those who use the Illinois Tollway system.