RITA: Truck tolling cost R.I. $1M in tourism

THE RHODE ISLAND TRUCKING ASSOCIATION says the annual Trucking Association Executives Council conference, which was estimated to generate $1 million in tourism, has moved from Newport to Rockport, Maine, due to the Ocean State's RhodeWorks truck-tolling policies.
THE RHODE ISLAND TRUCKING ASSOCIATION says the annual Trucking Association Executives Council conference, which was estimated to generate $1 million in tourism, has moved from Newport to Rockport, Maine, due to the Ocean State's RhodeWorks truck-tolling policies.
PAWTUCKET – The annual Trucking Association Executives Council industry conference that was expected to generate an estimated $1 million for Rhode Island has been moved from Newport to Rockport, Maine, due to the RhodeWorks legislation and its truck-only tolling program, according to the Rhode Island Trucking Association Monday. The flagship four-day conference, now underway from…

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