MDTA To Hold 2nd Public Hearing On Toll Hike Proposal

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City residents will get a chance to voice their opinions on proposed poll hikes on Monday.

The Maryland Transportation Authority will hold its second of nine public hearing on a proposal to raise tolls on the state’s bridge, tunnels and other road.

The hearing will be held at Digital Harbor High School, located at  1100 Covington Street, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.   The session will include a formal presentation and testimony.

The proposals include increasing tolls for passenger cars on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge from $2.50 to $5 starting Oct. 1, and to $8 beginning in July 2013. One-way tolls for the Harbor Tunnel, Fort McHenry Tunnel and the Key Bridge would go from $2 to $3.

For a list of all of the public hearings, click here.

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