Cashless Tolls To Become Permanent On PA Turnpike- Workers Are Laid Off


Pennsylvania Turnpike Toll Collectors Strike During Thanksgiving Travel

Pennsylvania Turnpike Toll Collectors Strike During Thanksgiving Travel

The Pennsylvania Turnpike will be permanently doing away with cash toll collections, resulting in approximately 500 toll collectors and fare-collection personnel being laid off, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission said Tuesday. 

The cashless, electronic toll system becoming permanent on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will help protect the health and safety of both drivers and employees, PTC CEO Mark Compton said. He said that drivers are now accustomed to going through a toll at the posted speed limit without stopping, and that reversing course could lead to accidents and injuries.

Read more here>>https://www.phillyvoice.com/pennsylvania-turnpike-cashless-electronic-toll-collections-fare-personnel-collector-employees-layoffs-covid-19-coronavirus/

Source: Phillyvoice.com

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