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Old 07-28-2014, 10:10 PM   #36
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Originally Posted by sdmichael View Post
In fairness, why should we have free bridge crossings? HOV is one thing, Toll bridges are another.
What are we offsetting via tolls when using a bridge? Why do area bridges charge by axle? Is the time lost for all the commuters behind me when I have to shut off my bike, put down my kickstand, take off my gloves, dig in my pocket for a 20, wait for my change and a receipt, put my change back in my pocket, put on my gloves, take the bike off the sidestand and start it and ride away, worth the 5 bones the bridge authority gets?

The bridge never knows a moto is on it.

We are putting our very lives at risk in order to ease congestion. Free toll and a thank you is warranted
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