CJ acknowledges toll opposition groups

As we mentioned in post a few weeks ago, there are a number of anti-tolling groups (here and here) forming to oppose tolling the ORBP. Not surprising considering 2/3rds of the cost of the Bridges Project -- expanding Spaghetti Junction to 23 lanes and building a downtown bridge -- doesn't have wide support.

From the Courier's article:

Architect Steve Wiser argues that charging tolls to cross the Ohio River will harm Louisville and "separate our states."

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"We've already paid for those bridges years and years ago. The citizens should have a right to use bridges we've already paid for without a new tax," Reilly said in an interview.

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Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson, an outspoken advocate of tolls...

In related misguided government news, Metro Government's audit was released today and you can read all about it on TheVilleVoice.

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