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Steve Poftak

Manual collection takes its toll

By Steve Poftak
July 3, 2008

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MASSACHUSETTS residents were outraged by last week's arrests of 10 current and former toll takers for allegedly skimming $7,500 from their Massachusetts Turnpike Authority booths. But shouldn't they be more outraged that the archaic practice of manual toll collection continues? This is an inefficient system that benefits almost no one but its own employees and creates unnecessary congestion when a ... (Full article: 672 words)

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