Thursday, September 2, 2010

Tolls are Taking Their Toll

Did you see yesterday's Loudoun Times story about the high cost of tolls? Good article about the balance between the cost of toll roads and the value of one's time.
"Each day Erika Hodell Cotti must make a decision between extra time with her family or extra money in her pocket.

"The additional time with her family always is the first choice, but lately the working mother has found that the extra money, once a little more than the price of a dinner out, is now almost the equivalent of a monthly car payment.

"She and her husband, Dwayne, once frequent users of the Dulles Greenway, now find themselves sitting in 30- to 45-minute traffic backlogs each day to save money.

"Their toll bill for August was more than $215."

Read the complete Loudoun Times article here.

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