Southern California Transit Advocates is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, development and improvement of public transportation in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Toll Roads as Public/Private Partnerships
March 25, 2004 the GAO released a study "Highways and Transit: Private Sector Sponsorship of and Investment in Major Projects Has Been Limited," looking at private investment in transportation projects including five toll roads:
OCTA in 2007 prepared a report on the SR 91- Express Lanes:
The Denver Post in 2006 did a 3 part series on toll roads in the U.S.:
Truth be tolled: Roads to riches (Part 1 of 3)
Truth be tolled: No 2-way street (Part 2 of 3)
Truth be tolled: A fork in C-470 (Part 3 of 3)
The chief proponent of toll roads has been the Reason Foundation:
Website of the Transportation Corridor Agencies (constructs and operates tollroads in Orange County):
February 13, 2007 the L.A. Times provided an overview of the prospects for toll roads in California:
John Myers on his blog Capital Notes quotes California Governor Schwarzenegger during a Q&A session following remarks made February 26, 2007 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. as stating: "We should let the private sector build the roads". Elaborating on that, the governor wondered out loud why someone in Orange County, as an example, should have to pay for some of the roads near San Francisco. He also said he supports allowing foreign-based companies to build toll roads.
Ben Ross discusses express toll lanes and various related subjects in Dissent Magazine: