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."
"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.
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.