Judge rejects lawsuit over Pa. Turnpike toll hikes

Marc Levy | Thursday, April 4, 2019, Harrisburg Patriot News

HARRISBURG — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit over Pennsylvania Turnpike toll increases to help fund the state’s transit agencies, saying Thursday that a truckers’ organization didn’t show the scheme violates constitutional protections over commerce and travel between states.

The 56-page ruling by U.S. District Judge Yvette Kane elicited a sign of relief from a number of quarters in Pennsylvania state government, as well as from transit agencies whose payments had been held up during the lawsuit.

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