Evidently 422 isn’t the only local limited access highway being eyed for tolls. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is also looking at 476 (Blue Route), I-95 and the Schuylkill Expressway.
My thoughts…this is a bad idea. It will congest traffic even further and push people to use surface streets and roads like 724 and Ridge Pike.
We are already paying a gasoline tax, amongst other taxes too numerous to mention. People in this area aren’t “rich” either so where they get off thinking that is beyond me. This greed and need to continue taxing people to death has to stop. Let’s have some creative, outside the box thinking for a change. This is a knee-jerk reaction that is not well thought out.
Even with EZ Pass, toll booths back up traffic. You still have to slow down. Getting to King of Prussia in the morning is already a hour long nightmare on most days
We should look at attracting business and industry to the population centers that already exist and substantially reduce our carbon footprint if we really care about the big picture.