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Re: New York
« Reply #4200 on: June 22, 2019, 06:40:46 PM »

Albany published overview of red light camera program.
There is some (quite unimpressive) reduction of accidents, zero revenue for the city (aka drivers are much better than city though) and about $20k in fines collected per eliminated accident - more than the cost of non-injury crash.
https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Albany-s-red-light-camera-venture-brings-mixed-13813902.php
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Re: New York
« Reply #4201 on: June 24, 2019, 01:23:34 PM »

I picked up the 2020 Rand McNally Road Atlas last week.  It has the new mile-based exit numbers listed for I-84 through New York, but it doesn't list exit numbers for the Taconic Parkway even though the Taconic received mile-based exit numbers a year or two ago.  It still lists I-95 through Rhode Island as a "free" limited access highway, even though Rhode Island started collecting tolls on trucks last summer.
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Re: New York
« Reply #4202 on: June 24, 2019, 01:45:48 PM »

It still lists I-95 through Rhode Island as a "free" limited access highway, even though Rhode Island started collecting tolls on trucks last summer.
Given that those tolls only applies towards trucks and not passenger cars/vehicles; Rand McNally probably felt justified in not showing the truck-tolled stretches as a full-blown toll facilities since the majority of their customers are in passenger vehicles.

If truck-only tolls becomes more prevalent elsewhere; Rand McNally, AAA, et al will have to assign a new color for such on their maps & atlases.
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Re: New York
« Reply #4203 on: June 24, 2019, 08:30:06 PM »

General road atlases are aimed at passenger cars.  I believe there are special truck atlases where showing I-95 as tolled would be appropriate.
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