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12/23/2013 14:13 I have to commute from College Park, MD to Sterling, VA each day. Along with the long commute, long traffic delays on 495, increasing price of gas, and other cost associated with traveling, I am seeing around a little over $150 taken out of my paycheck each week which is quite a decent portion out of my paycheck each week along with other loans and bills I am currently trying to pay off right now. Why should I be responsible for a project in which no way which i can't and am unwilling to use in which no way benefits me whatsoever. Davon
12/22/2013 19:27 This is outright criminal!! I am done with the toll road! Never again! Jackdish
12/22/2013 19:21 Enough is enough was for the hikes of 2013. This time it's outright criminal!!!!! Clarence
10/29/2013 13:13 It isn't right to fund something I won't use (the metro) with fees on something I do. Michael
10/24/2013 12:03 I'm boycotting the toll due to the increase since I've been the region, 2001. Also, for their poor customer service. If your credit card expires and you go through the toll twice they will fine you 25.00 and the $5.90 toll, typically you may hit it twice that day if you hadn't prepared to bring cash. The toll owners get a quick $50 bucks even if you correct your credit card quickly and have been a loyal paying customer for years. Thanks for the horrible customer service. I'm done driving the toll. If enough of us do this, they will feel it when they can't make their million dollar mortgage payements. Julie
10/20/2013 8:36 should be distanced based and havent' the developers made enough money Lynn
10/20/2013 8:36 should be distanced based and havent' the developers made enough money Marty
10/17/2013 17:26 too expensive Manish
10/12/2013 13:41 It's unfair to be charging such high toll rates to the residents of this area. Paul
10/9/2013 15:33 Freaking high toll discourage me every day to take the toll road even though I could save some good time. Pridhu
9/22/2013 16:49 I keep my horse in Leesburg and commute at least 4 times a week from DC to Leesburg to ride her. It is way too expensive to have a horse AND pay all of these darn tolls. I will be forced to take an alternate route. I cannot afford it. Charlotte
9/22/2013 10:28 Between my wife and I out monthly toll expense is between $180-$200 per month. Any additional cost would have significant impact on our ability to continue to live in No Va. Kevin
9/10/2013 7:58 Absolutely no need for metro to pass the airport. Stop the unrealistic development! Jessie
8/27/2013 14:46 My time is worth everything, especially to get home from my job in DC to Mother my child in Ashburn. However, $5.90 is steadily draining my budget. Remember Federal employees have had no pay increases in more than 3 years and prior to that not enough to keep up with inflation. Please help us Virginia and purchase this highway. Cheryl
8/21/2013 4:00 Bleeding the country dry! Hannelie
7/19/2013 14:53 I should not have to pay for a Metroline that I will never use! Austin
6/28/2013 8:25 no tolls Ryan
6/6/2013 11:57 It's not affordable for the average taxpayer, which pushes an unreasonable amount of traffic on other roads, such as Waxpool and Rt 7. My exit is Loudoun County Parkway which is less than 4 miles from the main toll plaza. It shouldn't cost me over $5 during rush hour to travel this short distance. The situation is completely unacceptable and the Greenway should NOT be privately owned! Jo-Ann
6/5/2013 10:08 The tolls are outrageously high and not in line with the benefit Sean
6/5/2013 7:51 absolutely NO toll increase - Stop this nonsense Ayub
6/4/2013 13:41 No Toll at least in Loudoun county Raj
5/15/2013 21:07 toll is way too high ,we cant afford paying 10$ per day just for toll vamsi
5/13/2013 17:41 recently moved to VA. As it is its very expensive to live in VA and this toll is a burden that creates deep hole in our savings. Please spare the people and fund the project by actual users of the rail lane Shiv
5/13/2013 13:59 The toll increase is, frankly, taxation without representation David
5/6/2013 17:38 Makes DC and Md unaffordable and inaccessible for middle and lower income Virginians Pat
5/6/2013 15:17 hurts community and economy Rebecca
4/27/2013 22:47 UNFAIR! John
4/16/2013 20:51 Toll is way too much. Try to find alternate route.... Lester
4/14/2013 23:50 It hurts my family the most. Eats into my grocery bi Shiv
3/24/2013 13:02 Families are struggling with high gas pricing as it is now. Now a increase something that we need to use to provide income to take care of our families is not reasonable. Joe
3/21/2013 15:57 It's ridicilious to hike the toll rates further...if toll rates increase each day commuting in northern VA is going to be an expensive affair Manmeet
3/20/2013 19:39 Please don't raise the toll. I drive for a living. I drive 90% of my day is on the hiways plus my wife and I have to drive from homestead to the south miami area every day. Enough is Enough Jose
3/20/2013 16:15 cost of living is getting higher compare to the income in nova Geena
3/20/2013 13:20 The DTR is not a bottomless pot of money to fund questionable, expensive transportation projects. Drivers will sink under the increasing toll burden. Phillip
3/13/2013 17:23 Highway robbery - literally!! S
3/8/2013 9:36 Its already too much dont raise the cost people can barely get by now Susie
2/19/2013 12:31 This is not fair to northern virginians to be expected to pay for the rest of the state wide transporation projects Baron
2/18/2013 10:55 If riders want a train, then the train riders should pay for it. I refuse to drive on the Greenway as the tolls are like highway robbery. And I am getting very close to avoiding the Dulles toll Rd completley. I already do avoid it quite a bit. Its already at the tipping point of time vs money. Reduce the tolls on the Dulles toll Rd now! Mark
2/11/2013 19:28 Stop stealing from me! Michael
2/11/2013 16:54 already paying $140.00/month. enough... Linda
2/11/2013 15:04 No Toll Increase especially the Greenway - it is outrageous Raj
2/11/2013 12:06 tolls shouldn't be used to pay for mass transit Jeff
2/11/2013 10:05 This plan has no financial foundation; you are throwing our money away! Peter
2/11/2013 8:55 Can't afford to pay higher tolls. Adrian
2/11/2013 8:34 Way too costly for such a short road. Raymond
2/10/2013 17:47 I pay over $1000 per year to use the toll road. This is an unfair burden and the tolls have risen a great deal since I moved to Reston Lyn
2/9/2013 11:36 We use this road every day and can't afford to keep up with this ridiculous price raise Eleanor
2/9/2013 9:09 I will not use the Silver line. Why should I pay for it? Nuria
2/6/2013 20:10 EVERYTHING IS GOING UP.......I am 81 and things are hard enough Maria
2/6/2013 20:07 I think they are high enough..there taking more money from our paychecks and everything is getting more costly...we don't need to pay more...they asked us years ago to go up well Teresita
2/4/2013 10:03 I am looking into whether ANY toll on 267 - for either portion - violates Ike's roadway uses bills Ed
2/4/2013 9:09 This is a joke, our taxes went to build the toll road and then we are charged to use the road that we as tax payers paid for, how awesome is that, NOT! Tim
2/4/2013 7:49 Disgusted that MWAA has anything to do with DTR. DTR should be a free road now! Tolls are just a hidden tax/fee to northern va commuters. Larry
2/3/2013 15:58 Chances are I'll never ride the train. Donna
 1/31/2013 12:51:52 no increase Mary
1/29/2013 16:56:55 To increase tolls to fund other transportation is completely wrong. There are many other ways to fund that. Aileen
1/29/2013 16:06:04 This is getting out of hand. Nhan
1/29/2013 14:45:18 It's an outrage! The community hearings were a front! The MWAA doesn't report to people using the toll road so they have no incentive to reduce rates or final a reasonable solution. David
1/28/2013 9:52:52 That 's enough Bich
1/25/2013 23:09:22 It is too outrageously priced and are putting too much financial strain on middle income family Ria
1/23/2013 1:41:17 I don't ride metro. Why should I pay for it??!! Fei
1/22/2013 21:00:25 Too expensive didn't need the Silver Line. I'll take the back roads if this happens Tony
1/21/2013 14:01:28 stop robbing the tax payers Carolee
1/21/2013 11:53:36 If the Silver Line cannot support itself, it should not be built. There are ample buses and taxi service to and from the airport at present. Future development is not dependent on a rail line, there is a sufficient supply of qualified people in the area to fill any jobs that are created. James

1/17/2013 20:43:39 Saddle Sore! I'm sore from being saddled with the unreasonable, unsustainable toll increases. Allen
1/17/2013 17:28:41 The silver Line is a developer's boondoggle that never should have been built. That said, the train has left the station so to speak. Those who will benefit - developers, nearby property owners, and riders - should pay for it. It should never have been financed by hijacking road tolls that should be spent on maintaining the roads. Calvin
1/17/2013 17:23:42 I will not use Dulles rail so I don't want to have to pay for it by using the toll road. Todd
1/17/2013 17:09:09 No toll Increase anymore. STOP...... Marcel
1/17/2013 16:29:08 I moved to this area 5 years ago and the tolls were around $0.25 now a $1.00. Too bad my income didn't increase at that rate! Stop the increases now! Justina
1/17/2013 15:55:25 no toll increase! David
1/17/2013 15:42:02 State and local governments are generally irresponsible with revenues Vincent
1/17/2013 15:14:21 Metro riders, not Toll Road drivers should pay for the Metro Silver Line. James
1/17/2013 14:48:40 We have a difficult time as it is just keeping fuel in our vehicles, we do not need more of a financial burden on our backs. Please do the right thing for Northern Virginia families. Vote against Toll raises. Lydia
1/17/2013 14:41:45 its too much with all these traffic and tolls life is misirable in loudoun county Eshwar
1/17/2013 14:34:53 It's already too expensive to drive on the toll road around here. I'll just be another driving clogging up Route 7 to avoid paying the fees. Marina
1/17/2013 14:33:04 I do not feel that people who live in the Dulles corridor should have to pay for the Silver Line which will be used by so many who do not live here. Our money should go for things like transportation which can be used by everyone Janet
1/17/2013 14:22:56 no more toll increases Mary
1/17/2013 13:56:20 Stop the madness! We avoid the toll road because of high tolls. Lower them and people would use it! Mary
1/17/2013 8:02:38 WHY DO I HAVE TO PAY FOR SOMETHING I WON'T USE OR WHICH WON'T BENEFIT ME! John
1/16/2013 21:16:46 ENOUGH ALREADY! Anne
1/14/2013 22:43:26 people will move out of this area! Nicolas
1/14/2013 10:26:29 This is a flawed program when we our board voted to bring the Silver Line into Loudoun when it was totally unnecessary. When you aline Carolee
1/10/2013 10:16:21 When the toll road was constructed the state promised that the tolls would end when the construction was paid for. They broke that promise. Now we continue to pay exorbitant fees while fighting heavy traffic, that will not be releived when the metro is completed. Bill
1/9/2013 17:19:56 Stop picking on toll road drivers to pay for the Silver Line! It's more fair to tax all of Fairfax County and spread the cost and pain all around. Eugene
1/9/2013 3:26:34 Tired of being forced to subsidize the wealthy in Arlington and Alexandria while roads in Loudoun continue to languish. Victor
1/8/2013 22:47:19 Unfair compared to other routes like 66 which is free William
1/8/2013 22:40:18 NO TOLL INCREASE!!! William

1/8/2013 9:09:24 Add a $5 per passenger fee to those traveling in/out of Dulles to pay for metro. It will hardly be noticed. Julie 
1/7/2013 21:51:39 They have made their money for construction and more! is time to stop charging for no reason Juan
1/7/2013 21:02:44 it is not fair that people who use the road to go to and from work has to pay $5.50 each day Ruth
1/4/2013 20:39:59 Tolls inpact lower income's the most that use this corridor to commute daily! Please stop. Ryan
1/4/2013 15:04:43 As if it isn't too high already... Ron
1/4/2013 10:54:50 highway robbery Lauren
1/3/2013 12:31:19 The silver line rates should pay for the Silver Line, not the drivers that will NOT be using the silver line. Todd
1/3/2013 8:46:23 This is just to much money to be for sitting in traffic Dan
1/3/2013 8:04:43 Toll was orginially intended to pay for the road, not the metro rail. Don't change our deal after the fact. Steven
1/3/2013 7:46:49 This "fair share" mantra is crap! let the 15 metro riders pay the real cost. they don't subsidize my gas bill! John
1/3/2013 7:19:55 Tolls should pay for roads. Fares should pay for trains. Paul
1/3/2013 1:35:34 WAS considering a move out there. No thanks. Crystal
1/3/2013 0:13:59 I drive the toll road but do not use rail, and will not once it's in place. why are drivers subsidiing rail?? I used to use the main toll plaza regularly, and now I avoid it completely. they are losing revenue becuase they insist on price increase after price increase. It's no longer reasonalble to go thru the main toll plaza for a short trip, so we're just diverting the problem into Tysons which is already congested enough!. LH
1/2/2013 23:23:43 This is ridic. I've commuted on dtr since 1985. Commuters should not be taxed got the metro. Especially some of us will never use it Robin
1/2/2013 23:14:41 Boycott the toll road Eric
1/2/2013 22:16:55 It has gotten out of control. The tolls were supposed to be used as a way to pay for the original road, not to finance other transportation projects. Leila
1/2/2013 20:22:05 Why should people who use the toll road be forced to financed someting they do not use? This is robbery. Let the Metro users pay for this! Thomas
1/2/2013 20:16:56 Tolls are a slippery slope. Stop hurting those that rely on the toll road with unnecessary tolls. Martin
1/2/2013 18:32:26 Causing too many people to take alternate routes. Robert
1/2/2013 18:31:23 I can cross the chesapeake Bay bridge which is one toll both directions for less than the toll road. The bridge is over five miles of the Bay. Steven
1/2/2013 18:24:10 This is unfairly punshing commuters who use the road to fund projects for Northern Va residents. Take money from outside users to line the pocket of MWAA authorities and NV Residents Palani
1/2/2013 18:16:50 267 was never supposed to remain a toll road. Why should commuters in western Fairfax and Loudoun subsidize Metro, when drivers south on I-95 commute for free? Richard
1/2/2013 17:40:17 Common sense tells you that this is not fair. This is madness. I understood when it was first initiated but the rising cost to those who live in this area is not fair. Perhaps tax the users of the Airport, or those working here...but please, do not tax those living where the Toll Road is the only viable solution. We should have a say in this and be heard. Tony
1/2/2013 17:33:01 I travel the toll everyday to work and I am on a set budget can't afford the extra costs Tom
1/2/2013 16:54:02 I will never use Metro due to a handicap, so why should I pay for it!! Suellen
1/2/2013 16:47:25 Unfair burden to locals Michael
1/2/2013 16:32:16 WMAA should use the money they paid for their raises to subsidize the toll. John
1/2/2013 16:31:52 Total Rip Off Dan
1/2/2013 16:30:25 Must stop the crazy schedule of toll increases!! Mark
1/2/2013 16:29:15 Skyrocketing future tolls place undo burden on consumers who rely on NOVA's less than stellar mass transit options. Bryan
1/2/2013 16:26:10 Most of the drivers that use the toll road will not be the ones using the metro. The metro costs should be covered by the State and Federal taxes. Laura
1/2/2013 16:14:44 I plan to stop taking the toll road now. Jill
1/2/2013 16:11:10 Not sure why the poor drivers must foot the bill for something that won't benefit them but does benefit MWAA. Why don't we get rid of the free lanes to the airport and start charging Laura
1/2/2013 16:00:33 Am boycotting the toll road even though it means a quicker commute Patricia
1/2/2013 16:00:31 Rediculous tolls. State must run the road system, not a company. James
1/2/2013 15:31:32 Outrageous... How do they get over with it. Nits
1/2/2013 15:14:19 When the Toll Road was originally constructed the public was promised that once the toll road paid for itself (install costs), the tolls would be removed. I am still waiting for this. Matthew
1/2/2013 15:09:34 The road should be accessible and affordable. By increasing the tolls you are putting pressure on other roads that are not able to handle the traffic. The metro should not be funded by road tolls. Kristin
1/2/2013 15:08:06 It was overpriced before the increase! I'm off the toll road for good this year. David
1/2/2013 10:28:56 $$$$$ David
1/1/2013 20:21:39 It's high way robbery! Natalie
1/1/2013 20:18:06 MWAAs gross mismanagement makes me sick Patricia
1/1/2013 9:43:40 Absolutely unfair. Dulles Airport users who choose to use the currently restricted lanes should pay much like HOT lane choice users do. Also, Silver line fares should include a premium for some period to recoup some of the construction costs. Michael
12/28/2012 16:55:15 tolls never end...the more money gov't gets the more it needs Larry
12/28/2012 15:17:02 Until airport users are made to share the load, the toll increase is fundamentally unfair. Michael
12/28/2012 11:20:10 Redic!! I hope they start widening the side roads to get around the tolls to get to 495!! Lisa
12/28/2012 8:45:13 Tolls = Taxes ! Robert
12/27/2012 7:53:16 I refuse to make enormous financial sacrifices at the tollbooth, merely to provide a subsidized $6.00 Metro train ride for affluent and privileged Federal workers. I already support this privileged class annually annually through my Federal taxes, enough is enough. Patricia
12/26/2012 23:40:28 OUTRAGEOUS Cindy
12/19/2012 13:13:53 Toll the access rd, make everyone pay or remove the tolls! Andrew
12/18/2012 19:22:53 If the tolls increase I will be required to quit my current job and relocate to another jurisdiction since I have not had a pay increase in 7 years and will most likely not receive a pay increase again for the next 5 years. The cost of living in this area far exceeds your income! Danny
12/17/2012 11:35:26 enough is enough! Keith
12/17/2012 11:23:04 The increase of tolls on the Dulles Toll road will hit hard working families and put it the burden on families and the economy of Loudoun County. MWAA is the most corrupt institution to give our hard earned money to. Carolee
12/17/2012 10:48:59 This is a huge burden on my monthly expenses Judith
12/17/2012 10:26:56 My family is being hurt by the toll hikes. My husband now takes two hours longer to get home to avoid tolls. That takes time away from our girls. I take back roads to avoid tolls. These roads are becoming more heavly traveled. Denise
12/13/2012 18:19:37 I don't believe we even need toll roads. We pay plenty in gas tax which is suppose to take care of the roads. The tolls just back up the traff ic. The purpose of the roads is to keep the traffic moving not slowing it down. You interfer with commerce and shopping when you are stuck in traffic and not out shopping or getting to a business meeting which provides lots of income for many people. FORGET THE TOLLS AND GET THE CARS ROLLING! Ruth
12/12/2012 14:18:54 The toll road should only pay for itself, not subsidize other projects. Andrew
12/12/2012 11:00:23 Stop using it to make the MWAA execs rich Bob
12/11/2012 12:44:43 MWAA should charge a toll for the dulles airport access road before they increase the tolls on 267. It's bad enough that residents living near the airport can illegally use the airport access road to avoid tolls but to increase the toll road fees will only make that problem worse. Make everyone share the load. Calvin

12/8/2012 10:12:23 TOTALLY UNFAIR John
12/5/2012 9:48:34 enough is enough!!! Troy
12/4/2012 22:57:37 Rates are already more than 2X US max per mile toll rate ($3.43 per mile during rush hour from Old Ox to Rte 28 and from Ryan to Loudoun County Parkway John
12/3/2012 15:06:24 Boycott the Toll road. Its all about the $ and if they cant collect tolls, they have problems. Stephen
12/3/2012 13:38:22 I'm paying more in Toll that State Tax..This is insane. Tolling the roads has to stop. Increase the tax and decrease the spending is the only way. Not toll one portion of the people who live in the area Nandakumar
12/3/2012 12:53:17 Making the toll road drivers to pay for Metro is insane. Phillip
12/3/2012 9:38:44 People who use the toll road (& may never use the Silver Line) should not be penalized because we happen to live in this part of Northern Virginia. I use back roads to avoid paying the toll as often as I can Janet
12/3/2012 8:59:30 Why should I pay for others to use Metro? Chris
12/3/2012 8:27:57 highway robbery! Melissa
12/2/2012 20:43:54 What the people in the job claim is the right way to work. John
11/26/2012 20:18:40 Lower tolls should be all of our goals. I oppose these massive toll increases. Tag
11/26/2012 19:24:44 Can't afford it Albert

11/26/2012 11:00:30 This will make properties in Reston unattractive. Home buyers will factor the cost of going on the Toll Road to shop or dine at Tysons, Falls Church & other close in communities. Delores
11/26/2012 10:27:35 I pay over $1000 already. too much money for a very dangerous rodad Judy
11/26/2012 8:12:58 I don't want to be forced onto the increased congestion on Rt 7 and/or Georgetown Pike, which will happen if they increase the tolls as planned. Mary
11/24/2012 5:40:50 It is already expensive enough. Also why do we waste so much money to fix up road that did not need fixing up, I.e the 7100/268. The money can be used elsewhere where it was really needed. Caring
11/20/2012 23:04:21 Roads are the reason for state taxes....pay for them first with our taxes!! Walter
11/20/2012 17:42:49 $4.80 to drive 2 miles from Loudoun County Parkway to the toll plaze? No thanks. I did it for years, but no more. And in a down economy they keep requesting the maximum increase. Enough. I'm keeping my money, thank you. White
11/20/2012 7:54:21 The amount makes it unaffordable by many. An elitist highway-divides the haves and have nots. Cathy
11/19/2012 15:06:05 I like the HOT lanes on Dullas Tollway idea ... but in any event, I will not support anyone that continues to directly or indirectly support 267 toll increases! Aaron
11/19/2012 14:32:11 I voted against the MWAA rail line expansion into Loudoun in my choices for local and state officials. I will vote out any elected official that votes for further robbing of residents and commuters for this plan that only benefits a few and hurts Loudoun County in the end. Jean-Paul
11/18/2012 16:01:41 I pay more in Toll that my state tax. Enough of this non-sense. Lets stop this ripoff. I'm not working so hard to earn everything and give it back all of it. Nandakumar
11/18/2012 11:59:14 Its just unfair for folks who won't use the train lines. Gautam
11/17/2012 12:50:51 eminent domain should be used to take this road back for the people James
11/16/2012 13:24:20 Too Expensive!! Regina
11/16/2012 7:21:15 Toll increase is getting out of control. Syed
11/16/2012 6:02:42 We are trapped with alternate routes to Western Loundoun that can not support the traffic. You are taking unfair advantage of that!! David
11/16/2012 0:03:01 we pay more than enough already Christopher
11/15/2012 16:48:54 The cost should be paid by users of the metro line...not drivers. Patrick

11/15/2012 11:53:49 Not fair for people who live right next to the toll road and can't afford to spend an extra 45 minutes to go around the toll road Eric
11/14/2012 23:35:11 why are these people deciding what WE must pay? George
11/14/2012 19:04:39 Tolls should be used for the ROADS, not for other projects! We should be looking at ways to reduce congestion on the roads by building new ones, adding lanes that EVERYONE can use, and utilizing "smart" traffic lights to keep traffic moving. John
11/14/2012 19:02:02 It is absurd for Northern Virginia residents who live and work off the Dulles Toll Road to pay outrageous and rapidly increasing tolls, while Virginians using I-66, 495, GW Parkway etc (and the metro stations nearby) pay no tolls at all. It is absurd that residents have no real say in the matter while the MWAA simply increases rates at will. Do the right thing - control Dulles Toll Road toll rates, and levy a tax on the counties as a whole or something similar for needed revenue. Christopher
11/14/2012 18:41:51 Toll Road users shouldn't have to fund METRO Frances
11/14/2012 18:40:55 Never going to stop these faceless bureaucrats until the folks using the toll road stop being a bunch of sheep. Baa William
11/14/2012 16:25:14 no one likes tolls Mairead
11/14/2012 16:09:38 This is extorsion! All this because Richmond refuses to build infrastructure for North VA which brings most of its revenue. Christopher
11/14/2012 16:06:29 Too expensive Christopher
11/14/2012 14:39:09 The cost of the silver line should be paid for by those who will actually use it! Gregory
11/14/2012 14:18:41 I use the toll road everyday and I will not be able to afford it if the tolls continue to increase. Andrea
11/14/2012 13:47:29 This is a tax on the middle class of west fairfax and loudoun co. T Jason
11/14/2012 13:18:56 Should not pay for a project that I will not use! Samantha
11/14/2012 13:11:36 Completely unfair and will have negative impact on property values for Reston homeowners Cindy
11/14/2012 13:10:13 Drive on the toll road twice a week heading to my Graduate school program. My monthly fee is already astronomical - please do not raise my school expenses! Lauren
11/14/2012 12:12:15 Doubling the toll over 3 years is ludicrous. I would take surface streets which would add to gridlock already evident on Rte. 7, 28, etc. T. Paul
11/14/2012 12:04:44 It is already very expensive. Please use the money collected more efficiently so increases are not needed. Madeline
11/14/2012 12:03:07 It is unfair to tax drivers to pay for a rail line they won't be using. Those who benefit - rail riders and the developers - should pay for the Silver Line. Calvin
11/14/2012 11:22:38 I take the toll rd daily and can not afford an increase in these tolls! There are not enough feasible options to avoid the toll rd. Angela
11/14/2012 10:24:19 These toll increases are out of control.. Jared
11/14/2012 7:52:55 Because the hike is out of control Lyndon
11/13/2012 18:10:26 very unfair to local residents Raul
11/13/2012 15:31:01 I don't ride the train and do not want to pay for it Todd
11/13/2012 13:49:57 Government will never keep their promises. When the toll road was first opened it was stated that the tolls would stop once it was paid for. The last 10 years have seen the tolls triple. If MWAA was a private business it would need to be bailed out by the federal government due to mis-management Elmer
11/13/2012 12:51:48 It's ridiculous to keep raising the tolls to pay for a rail line that MWAA will then give to Metro to mismanage. Metro can't even maintain the system it's got. The only thing raising the tolls is going to do is drive more people onto Route 7, which is already a glorious mess and only going to get worse. I stopped using Metro because it's too expensive and unreliable. Besides, does anyone besides me remember that the Weihle Ave. station was originally supposed to open in the fall of 2010? Amy
11/13/2012 12:23:00 Dear Sir, I have been traveling on this toll road for over twenty years paying my toll, putting up with three expansions, bumper to bumper traffic and spending lots and lots of money. Yet we are asked to continue spending more money years after year. There is not end to this. I currently pay $22.50 per week. Fifty weeks is $1125.00 per year and it isn't even a tax write off. I will not be able to support the roads after their tolls go up. Let's try a boycott on center days of the week. We can laugh at the big traffic jams and go get a Starbucks coffee instead. Judith
11/13/2012 11:33:48 Stop MWAA corruption. Richard
11/13/2012 11:22:27 I DO remember when the toll road was built and the promise was given that it would eventually pay for itself! I avoid the toll road as much as possible due to the rising tolls. It's a sacrifice of time, but my personal budget cannot handle these ever-growing prices for driving on a road that by now was supposed to be free or low costs simply for maintenance. If they continue to rise, I'll forget that the road ever existed except for going to Dulles. Ronda
11/13/2012 10:33:45 The money is not spent properly or for our benefit. The promise made years ago was broken and I do not trust my money with those collecting it. Kathy
11/13/2012 10:15:51 In a recession, people do not need more taxes to burden them Diane
11/13/2012 10:03:00 I use this road often to visit grandkids! Robin
11/13/2012 9:43:06 It's as expensive enough as it is. If the toll was raised I would have no choice but to take an alternative route as would lots of other people creating heavy traffic on other roads that are already awful to drive on during rush hour. Jessica
11/13/2012 8:40:49 See above statement. Donna
11/13/2012 7:26:33 The Toll Road belongs to the citizens of VA, not MWAA. Kaine should be held criminally liable for giving it away. There is no solution to this that includes MWAA. McDonnell needs to take action to get our road back and not move forward with the Metro to Dulles until a legitimate funding source is found. William
11/5/2012 13:55:00 can't afford it! Jennifer
11/5/2012 13:54:30 Too much money! Efrain
11/5/2012 13:45:15 my daughter travels every day; its already too high Callie
11/5/2012 13:43:00 too high Karen
11/5/2012 13:42:45 too high Willard
11/5/2012 13:41:15 too much Paz
11/5/2012 13:41:00 will drive traffic to route 7 Dee
11/5/2012 13:40:30 money, money, money Sandra
11/5/2012 13:39:00 money, money, money Cortney
11/5/2012 13:38:45 money, money, money Kristin
11/5/2012 13:38:30 money, money, money Leslie
11/5/2012 13:37:45 Husband drives toll road every day Sara
11/5/2012 13:36:15 too high Carol
11/5/2012 13:36:00 way too high Scott
11/5/2012 13:35:45 too expensive for Loudoun Jennifer
11/5/2012 13:35:30 I oppose MWAA felons James
11/5/2012 13:35:15 too high Kim
11/5/2012 13:35:00 Too expensive Marsha
11/5/2012 13:34:30 too high Rick
11/5/2012 13:34:15 make do with what you get now! Donna
11/5/2012 13:33:45 expensive enough already Gayla
11/5/2012 13:33:15 too high! Katheryn
11/5/2012 13:26:45 Time to fumigate Chan
11/5/2012 13:23:00 Too much and board is corrupt Marie
11/5/2012 13:22:45 Too much $ Mary
11/5/2012 13:22:30 Too high! Jeff
11/5/2012 13:22:15 Stop taking our money! Georgann
11/5/2012 13:22:00 Because it's unfair! Philip
11/5/2012 13:21:45 Because it's unfair! Melanie
11/5/2012 13:21:30 Because it's unfair! John
11/5/2012 13:21:15 Too high! Douglas
11/5/2012 13:19:15 No tolls! Chris
11/5/2012 13:18:45 No tolls! Mariah
11/5/2012 13:18:30 Too expensive! Steve
11/5/2012 13:18:15 Too expensive now! Lawrence
11/5/2012 13:18:00 Too expensive, not fair to working people! Mary
11/5/2012 13:17:30 Too expensive for commuters Barbara
11/5/2012 13:17:15 Too expensive Robert
11/5/2012 13:16:45 Too expensive Meredith
11/5/2012 13:15:45 Too expensive Carol
11/5/2012 13:15:15 Too expensive Jesse
11/5/2012 13:14:30 No money left for it. M.C.
11/5/2012 13:14:15 Should be free by now! Michael
11/5/2012 13:13:45 Should be free Jonathan
11/5/2012 13:02:15 Too High Shelby
11/5/2012 12:57:45 The tolls are too high and will affect people's pocket book! Robert
11/5/2012 12:55:45 tolls too high Jon
11/5/2012 12:55:15 can't afford it! Lynn
11/5/2012 12:55:00 too expensive Lisa
11/5/2012 12:54:45 too expensive Debi
11/5/2012 12:54:30 too much Sandee
11/5/2012 12:53:30 We already pay too much Kurt
11/5/2012 12:44:45 They're too darn high! John
11/5/2012 12:43:15 enough w/ raising prices Judy
11/5/2012 12:42:45 Too expensive already Susan
11/5/2012 12:42:30 Better ways Rhona
11/5/2012 12:41:30 Too expensive and inconvenient! Clifton
11/5/2012 12:39:30 Too expensive P
11/5/2012 12:35:15 Roads should be free! Larry
11/5/2012 12:32:45 Too often! Juan
11/5/2012 12:32:00 Tolls cost too much! Kathleen
11/5/2012 12:31:45 Tolls cost too much! Andrew
11/5/2012 12:31:30 Tolls cost too much! Joseph
11/5/2012 12:30:30 Too much cost Grant
11/5/2012 12:30:15 Too costly now Roger
11/5/2012 12:29:45 Price already too high! Angelo
11/5/2012 12:29:30 Price already too high! Michael
11/5/2012 12:29:15 Pay enough! Julia
11/5/2012 12:29:00 Pay enough! Jan
11/5/2012 12:28:45 Pay enough! Jeff
11/5/2012 12:28:30 Live off- use daily D.
11/5/2012 12:25:00 Area resident Michael
11/5/2012 12:24:45 No Toll Increase! Ron
11/5/2012 12:19:00 Too expensive! Noah
11/5/2012 12:18:45 Way too expensive! Ben
11/5/2012 12:18:30 Too expensive! Darlene
11/5/2012 12:18:15 Too expensive! D. Gary
11/5/2012 12:18:00 Too expensive! Joyce
11/5/2012 12:15:45 Too expensive! Sharon
11/5/2012 12:15:30 Too expensive! Diane
11/5/2012 12:14:45 Too expensive! Michelle
11/5/2012 12:14:30 Too expensive! Cythia
11/5/2012 12:12:00 No more! Nadine
11/5/2012 12:11:15 No Phase II Daniel
11/5/2012 12:11:00 STOP RAIL SUBSIDIES FROM TOLLS Jerome
11/5/2012 12:10:45 Too High! James
11/5/2012 12:10:30 Too High! Luke
11/5/2012 12:09:45 Too high already! Edward
11/5/2012 12:08:15 Too expensive now! Tamara
11/5/2012 12:06:30 We paid for it. Leslie
11/5/2012 11:33:00 Save money Charles
11/5/2012 11:32:45 Already pd. - tolls high enough Sally
11/5/2012 11:22:15 Stop nickle and dimeing us! Carie
11/5/2012 11:20:45 Fire Gerry Connolly John
11/5/2012 11:20:15 Too expensive already Joe
11/5/2012 11:19:30 No increase / or eliminate all tolls Gary
11/5/2012 11:12:45 Already costs enough Beth
11/5/2012 11:12:15 No increase! Jane
11/5/2012 11:10:15 No increase! Jody
11/5/2012 11:10:00 No increase! Matt
11/5/2012 11:09:30 No, No, No more $ illegible
11/5/2012 11:09:00 No, No, No more $ Cathy
11/5/2012 11:04:45 Stop making us pay gov't more! Forrest
11/5/2012 11:03:45 $ P
11/5/2012 11:03:00 Too high Debra
11/5/2012 11:02:15 enough! illegible
11/5/2012 11:01:30 Too high- Lower toll!! Charles
11/5/2012 11:01:00 Too high now! Sylvia
11/5/2012 11:00:30 Too high already! Kristin
11/5/2012 11:00:15 Too high now! Mary
11/4/2012 20:33:13 Silverline should pay for itself. The DTR was supposed to become a free road. Remember? Rose Ellen
11/4/2012 8:13:32 Since my wife and I decided to purchase a townhouse in Reston about 2.5 years ago, the tolls to DC have already nearly doubled. Now I read in the paper they could double again, and perhaps even triple in just a few years. It may cost me $3500 a year to go to work, PLUS parking, PLUS the rising cost of gas. Enough is enough. My wife and I invested in Reston during great uncertainty in the housing market. I dont want to regret that decision. I welcome the metro rail extending to Reston, and even to Dulles airport, but I strongly encourage politicians to push back on the high costs of Phase 2, and push back even stronger on the idea of forcing the hard-working commuters on Rt 267 to pick up the bill. Edward
11/1/2012 20:56:52 This is just ONE more reason, why Loudoun County will not be my permanent home. It's too expensive to retire here. Shenanigans like toll road hikes and new taxes, to pay for 3 miles of rail, is ridiculous and not very "conservative". Are you listening all-Republican board ? Start packing your bags. Mark
11/1/2012 19:35:27 Toll road drivers should not foot the bill for Metro expansion Fred
11/1/2012 12:06:46 it puts a lot of burden on our family Kiran
10/30/2012 12:44:04 I'm on a fixed income Bill
10/30/2012 8:05:47 My kids need to take the toll road for school - if nothing else, give them a break. Chrissy
10/29/2012 14:04:25 I can't afford any increases and will remember how the BoS votes and will vote accordingly. Natalie 

10/29/2012 11:26:31 Road repair doesn't cost THAT much! Sherril
10/29/2012 11:24:39 I pay taxes for road repairs! Walter
10/29/2012 11:09:53 unfair to transfer mas transit costs to drivers who do not use it Paul
10/29/2012 10:27:21 I never ride the train and don't want to pay for it! Todd
10/29/2012 10:20:14 Why should I be forced to pay for others to use the Silver Line just because I happen to live in the Dulles corridor? Janet
10/29/2012 9:59:37 We have to drive from Harpers Ferry to Dulles airport and need to use the toll road to avoid traffic congestion. It is unfair to charge so much to people who want to save gas by taking the Dulles Greenway. Karin
10/29/2012 9:33:24 Enough is enough Al
10/28/2012 22:44:40 Why the toll rates are so excessive? I don't use the metro and why I should be paying the high toll. Allen,
10/24/2012 12:56:05 Unfair high rates for users. Thomas
10/23/2012 16:42:57 This road was supposed to be free (no tolls) when it was paid for. That did not happen. Elizabeth
10/23/2012 9:52:44 Road and rail costs should be shared by all. This toll places a disproportionate burden on residents of a geographical segment of the population (Western Fairfax and Loudoun County). Gretchen
10/22/2012 23:17:13 Too much of NoVa's tax revenue goes elsewhere in the state. Use NoVa tax revenue to support NoVa projects! Vincent
10/22/2012 10:57:31 The increases in tolls poses a serious economic problem to many of us. It also will result in people not using the road, thereby clogging other roads such as Route 7.There has to be other/better ways to finance the subway which I personally question was worth the money. Michael
10/22/2012 8:21:56 I have business concerns in the Dulles corridor. As it stands currently the tolls, while too high, still make the toll road a bargain and allows myself and employees to avoid the congestion on Route 7 which maximizes down time and increases productivity. I reimburse my employees for tolls each month. If the proposed rate increases (along with property and income taxes in NOVA ) increase I will merely either move my businesses or close them, impacting eight employees lifestyles. I AM TIRED OF BEING USED AS A CASH COW BY INEPT, INCOMPETENT, LYING POLITICIANS. I've reached the point where I can to without business in the DC/NOVA area. Robert
10/22/2012 8:13:07 NO to Metro, period. Undo this mess. Natalie
10/22/2012 8:08:04 this is a rail system for northern Virginia that will take cars off the road for the region. it is a regional plan not just a plan for the drivers using the toll road. taxation without representation again Leonard

10/21/2012 19:10:44 Already high Suzanne
10/19/2012 9:55:38 Unnecessary. Wrong way to fund Metro extension to Loudoun County Fredrick
10/18/2012 17:22:06 Keep the costs down. Michaelina
10/18/2012 12:57:00 Sustainable is a farleft initiative which must be stopped. William
10/18/2012 9:02:28 This needs to stop. A toll road is supposed to make commuting faster and its clogged M - F! These ongoing toll hikes are just money hungry people who do know how to budget for anything when it comes to roads. What happened to all of the money from the decades that the tolls have been here! MJ
10/17/2012 22:58:33 The Washington Area Transit Authority is controlled by liberals with negligible input from Northern Virginia. It's another effort to force the liberal policies of "regionalism" on conservative areas such as Northern Virginia. The end result of regionalism is taking money from conservative area spending it to execute liberal policies in liberal money pits. Alison
10/17/2012 21:38:59 Hurts families Cathy
10/17/2012 18:43:00 NO PRICE INCREASE Michael
10/17/2012 18:42:30 we already pay enough Carey
10/17/2012 18:42:00 TOO HIGH! Teresa
10/17/2012 18:39:30 we are getting screwed Jeffrey
10/17/2012 18:39:00 already too much Wilma
10/17/2012 18:38:30 ALREADY TOO HIGH! Jim
10/17/2012 18:37:30 ALREADY TOO HIGH! Brya
10/17/2012 18:36:30 I HATE Greenway Tim
10/17/2012 18:36:00 no more increase Marjorie
10/17/2012 18:09:30 too much government Karen
10/17/2012 18:04:30 ridiculous! Becky
10/17/2012 18:04:00 Too expensive Brosnen
10/17/2012 18:03:30 double tax Jens
10/17/2012 18:02:30 ridiculous! David
10/17/2012 17:57:30 Too high Frank
10/17/2012 17:54:30 Too high Mark
10/17/2012 17:53:00 No higher D.
10/17/2012 17:52:30 Bull! S.
10/17/2012 17:52:00 Road should have been free years ago! Thomas
10/17/2012 15:19:57 I will not use Dulles rail so I don't want to have to pay for it by using the toll road. Todd
10/17/2012 14:23:33 Metro should increase fares, commuters who do not use the rail system should not have to pay. Paul
10/17/2012 13:19:10 I don't want to pay for other people to use the subway just because I live in the Dulles corridor Janet
10/17/2012 11:24:14 No toll increase for innocent Sterling and Loudoun residents who must scramble to make ends meet. Eugene
10/17/2012 11:20:32 It is an unfair tax Frederic
10/17/2012 11:08:05 Tolls should support it as stated when it was created. Eunice
10/17/2012 10:37:54 please do not increased the toll in Dulles Airport high way. Young
10/17/2012 10:20:03 Dulles rail is a waste of taxpayer money. Daniel
10/16/2012 16:53:45 During this time of financial hardship, taxpayers cannot afford even the current toll rates. Take it back, Virginia! James

10/10/2012 21:38:22 The toll road was built with the understanding that its tolls would support it, not debts for unrelated transportation facilities. Patricia
10/10/2012 17:59:54 This is ridiculous! Toll road users should not be paying for the metro project. How in the world do they expect people that use the toll road to commute to work daily to afford that much money per month to drive on a road? Glad we are still renting. If these toll increases are implemented we will be changing our minds about buying a home in Loudoun County. Pam
10/10/2012 15:54:26 Not enough people use rail to even pay for itself. If the people who ride rails want more hike their rates! Keith
10/10/2012 13:47:33 It's counter productive! Less will use the toll road and cause more traffic to local roads. The toll expense becomes very burdensome to daily drivers trying to get to work. Lyle
10/10/2012 11:38:45 This is a 'not-so-hidden' tax imposed on two counties' residents (basically) to fund what METRO is unable to. Edward
10/10/2012 8:45:57 I have been a long term home owner near the toll road and have paid tolls for years. It is my understanding a good portion of that toll money has gone elsewhere for other projects in the state. Enough is enough!!!!!!!!!!! James
10/8/2012 9:40:50 Please stop taxing the toll road users to fund other projects such as the Metro and the ramps to the HOT lanes. Kenneth

10/6/2012 9:54:34 Robbery!! Rt.7 will be absolute mayhem in the future with all additional traffic from citizens to refuse to knuckle down to extortion. Brian
10/3/2012 8:47:12 Unfair tax for commuters. All of Northern VA will benefit from the Metro- Why only a handful of residents bear the burden? Also, Dr. Gridlock and John Kelly with the Washington Post have recently said that service is so awful on Metro that they would recommend driving over taking metro. Really? Then why on Earth are we expanding this failing system??? Stephanie
10/3/2012 8:26:14 The cost of living is going up; however, our paychecks are not. Its becoming another added expense. If the train is coming out to the airport and beyond, WHY do you need to increase the tools???!!! Elizabeth
10/2/2012 23:02:54 People who want to use Metro should be paying what it's costing. If they're not interested in doing that, then there shouldn't be a Metro line built. This notion that one group of people has to foot the bill for the convenience/savings of another group is bogus. I also question how the already over-stressed Metro system can support thousands of additional riders funneling into the system. It's a plan that won't work--one that should never have been embarked upon. Susan
10/2/2012 22:08:16 The toll is already expensive and forget about the daily use of the Greenway. Enough is enough! Patty
10/2/2012 17:33:45 People using the toll road are being charged an inordinate amount of money to finance the silver line to Dulles. The burden for payment should be shared by those commuters who will be using the silver line. Phyllis
10/1/2012 23:27:23 Pay by charging an airport fee Rama
10/1/2012 14:00:54 The toll road is already too expensive and is forcing people back onto other, already congested routes. Debbie
10/1/2012 8:59:07 We are not cash cows!! Amber
10/1/2012 8:57:21 Toll increases are only supposed to pay for maintaining the Dulles Toll Road. Any increase beyond that is an unconstitutional tax!!!!!! John
9/30/2012 23:49:50 a financial burden Naxhieli
9/30/2012 23:49:00 a financial burden Jose
9/30/2012 12:20:20 The toll is already too high!! Anil
9/29/2012 8:13:14 Tolls are too high David
9/28/2012 15:52:47 Increased tolls will result in less usage of the toll road. It's common sense. Other routes will become gridlocked! Adam
9/28/2012 10:30:38 Controversies: The 1988 statute authorizing the private toll road permitted toll increases above the rate of inflation under a three-part test: (1) the new fee must not "materially discourage" drivers from using the road, (2) the company must not make more than a "reasonable rate of return" from the increase, and (3) the road's benefit must match its cost. Critics claim that the drop in use following the 2009 toll increase is evidence that the test has not been met. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.), the Congressman representing the area served by the road, stated, "It's highway robbery. It's a disgrace. Everyone knows that these tolls are ripping people off and there's not much we can do about it." Mike
9/27/2012 16:50:02 when will the increases stop? Raul
9/27/2012 16:10:07 Lets get MWAA out of the Toll Road business and let the Silver line riders pay for their Metro but not me! Frank


9/27/2012 14:30:25 We should not be the only ones in the state to cover the costs of the rail project. It is a joke!! Matthew
9/26/2012 17:27:36 People that live off the toll road should not be funding the majority for a infrastructure improvement to the area. Increased airport fees to outside of VA taxpayers should be the way this should be funded. Its not right to ask only those that live within the toll road area to pay for such a project. Its just not right! Adam
9/25/2012 16:37:43 It is a crime that what was to be a toll free highway once the original cost of construction was paid that tolls have continued to cover the construction cost and future operating cost of Metro. I do not believe that Loudoun County residents will see a benefit to Metro. Metro is always operating in the red and plagued with problems. The union operators and Metro Board are not accountable to anyone. Darrell
9/25/2012 10:44:25 Passing on the burden to local commuters is unfair and making it a challenge to afford going to work. Many people now use the backroads in lieu of paying the tolls which has increased a burden on those roadways not built for such a substantial traffic flow. My guess is that when those roads have to be widened to compensate for the increased traffic we will somehow have to pay for that too. Jennifer
9/25/2012 9:44:50 I don't have the income to continue to use the toll road. We are all paying to use the toll road, however the traffic is awful during rush hour! I think the ones increasing the tolls are VERY greedie! Leslie
9/24/2012 21:04:10 enough is enough. stop mismanaging our money. Abid
9/24/2012 17:47:59 Local authorities are more acting like a Bandits. They think they can charge whatever whenever without explaining rising cost of Silver line. Sushil
9/24/2012 15:49:53 STOP THE OUTRAGEOUSNESS! THE METRO EXTENSION SHOULD BE PAID FOR BY METRO TICKETS BOUGHT BY PASSENGERS, not by toll road users. STOP MILKING COMMUTERS! STOP THE MISMANAGEMENT ONCE AND FOR ALL! A.
9/24/2012 11:12:07 Should not have to pay for the m
etro. These projects should be completely state funded. Michael 
9/24/2012 9:59:21 Why do I feel like I'm being punished for going to work everyday? The toll keeps going up but the Toll Road is in terrible shape and getting worse everyday. Erik
9/24/2012 9:57:14 I don't understand why you keep raising the toll prices to pay for Metro. One has nothing to do with the other. I'm never gonna take the metro to Reston and I'm not going to pay extra to take hot lanes on the beltway. Why am I forced to subsidizes 2 things I won't use??? Erik
9/23/2012 18:21:28 This can NOT happen. Our families are strained as it is. We should not be funding the toll paying for Mclean, Tysons and all thte way to Loudon County. Victor
9/23/2012 12:42:13 The toll road users should not be taxed to fund metro expansion. That should be a broad tax or one targeted at developers who are building within the transit oriented zone of new metro centers. Eric
9/23/2012 11:09:31 It is very high.everyone should boycot toll road for a month and show the solidarity John
9/23/2012 10:29:35 Commute to work is horrible Nelly
9/22/2012 21:02:57 Pay too much money for commute Irene
9/22/2012 13:09:00 When my office moved to Reston, the amount of my annual salary increase was completely offset by commuting costs. Meanwhile, other costs of living keep going up. Marisa
9/21/2012 23:54:35 Are you kidding me? I can't afford to go to work!!!! Peter

9/21/2012 8:59:15 Find another way like special taxes on the development in line to make billions in profits while we sit in traffic on non-toll road routes gridlocked by those who can not afford the tolls. William 
9/20/2012 23:10:48 It is inhuman to increase tolls every year.This is affecting the family budget in this bad economy. Jose
9/20/2012 19:45:48 Enough!!! Viradia
9/20/2012 19:09:36 On this Economy. I say No Toll Increase. Enough is Enough. to tool increase, We paying all tax. Marcel
9/20/2012 17:31:31 We pay way more than our fair share and it's like paying taxes w/out representation!! Katherine
9/20/2012 17:04:24 No more free money for DC government and Dirty Unions blood sukers Ionel
9/20/2012 15:04:58 Shane
9/20/2012 14:38:32 I believe it is crazy to give away a road that was already paid for and then aloow our cost to increase out of control. Douglas
9/20/2012 14:37:14 I support transferring the Dulles Toll Road from MWAA and back to VDOT. Thomas
9/20/2012 14:25:59 Sheer economics. People are hurting badly. Gas prices have risen astronomically, as have food costs. The toll is a tax is a tax is a toll.. and the end is nowhere in sight. We are angry, fed up and watching our elected officials carefully. victoria
9/20/2012 14:17:03 too much already Ronald
9/20/2012 13:50:26 Can't afford it. Will have to stop using it. Adrian
9/20/2012 13:45:32 If you raise the tolls you will lose me as a patron. Patrick
9/20/2012 13:39:52 It is patently unfair to ask basically only ONE segment of the population, notably Fairfax and Loudoun Counties, to foot the bill and it's overrun(s) when the Silver line is an area-wide project whose costs should be shared equally between Virginia, The District, Maryland, and even, possibly eastern West Virginia. Edward
9/20/2012 13:32:07 This increase will push people onto the surrounding roads which will increase the congestion and ultimately reduce the revenue that the tolls provide to the company seeking them. It's not rocket science. Adrian
9/20/2012 10:20:24 It's ABSOLUTELY wrong in every way to put unthinkable heavy financial burden on working class commuters who live on both sides of toll road. We all know that once it's built, people around Washington DC metro area including Baltimore will benefit the Metro Rail to Dulles airport. I have a BIG problem to contribute unless we all do. I'm determined I'll continue to boycott this unfair and injustice toll hike by using alternative routes until getting it right. Jeffrey
9/20/2012 0:50:56 I take the Toll Road almost everyday to go to work.I feel there should be no toll.They take enough taxes put of my check every two weeks to cover any expenses this city incurs.Tolls are unconstitutional and should be illegal.This government robs us middle class everyday and I'm tired of it. Eric
9/19/2012 17:53:28 Let's stop calling this a "toll" increase and call it what it really is - a tax increase. Tolls for the toll road should be used to pay for costs associated with the toll road only; and any increases should be transparent and subject to public approval (not comment, but approval). Any portion of toll road fees used to fund unrelated projects (e.g., metro extension) is effectively a selective tax levied on those that rely on the toll road. How is this even legal? Those that use the toll road (not including the Greenway) for daily communting currently pay over $1,000 per year simply to use this highway for typically less than 10 miles each way. That cost (current rates) is already excessive. Further increasing the tolls to pay for the unrelated metro extension project is an unfair, overly burdensome, tax on those that rely on the toll road. Josh

9/19/2012 15:10:30 Too expensive. Susan 
9/19/2012 14:53:26 WTF!!! First Metro now this? STOP DICKING US ALREADY! Shaun
9/18/2012 23:42:18 Unfair, disproportionate burden. Susan
9/18/2012 17:14:04 We are overtaxed enough. Toll Road operates in a surplus. Lower or eliminate all Tolls on the Dulles "Toll" road. Fred
9/18/2012 13:03:40 It's too costly already! Michael
9/18/2012 12:59:07 The toll on this road is too high as it is. Coming from the Greenway region, my expensive commute offers zero perks like being able to commute in the HOV lane or on a "fast track" into the city. The toll road is becoming just as congested as 7 and other roads. With more travelers on the toll road, why are we seeing increases? Haven't the increased commuter numbers satisfied the need for more cash? Amanda
9/18/2012 12:11:00 Why do toll users bear this burden!? Kyle
9/18/2012 9:45:01 Everyone should help fund the Metro...not just the Toll Road Drivers!! Tarn
9/18/2012 8:05:37 The fees are ridiculous. Also, why do the toll road owners keep raising their rates? For their own personal gain? You're right, we are not cash cows! We are middle income families trying to keep our heads above water in this iffy economy. M. K.
9/17/2012 16:54:06 Fund the rail with other funds! Jonathan
9/17/2012 15:21:50 I commute daily from Gaithersburg, MD to Reston, VA. The toll road is already too expensive, I see no reason for it to be even more expensive. Jessica
9/17/2012 11:25:20 Too much. Shiela
9/17/2012 9:02:26 Enough is enough already, stop increasing the rates...!!! John
9/17/2012 7:06:58 Find another way to finance the silver line like private developers that stand to make billions in profits from the development densities Randy
9/16/2012 16:56:01 Most of us are forced not to use the road locally beause of the high tolls. At the very least there should be lower tolls for local use. Stacy
9/16/2012 12:31:15 Tolls to fund Metrorail are an an inappropriate use of funds. They should be for the maintenance and operation of the toll road. Increasing tolls makes using the road unaffordable to those on tight budgets. Should I pay tolls to save time or put groceries on the table? People are also wary of tax increases, since the Transportation Trust Fund was raided in prior years to balance the budget. Scott
9/16/2012 11:36:52 I can't afford to go to work! Nelly
9/16/2012 8:34:25 I spend nearly $1,600 on tolls annually Anthony
9/15/2012 23:42:53 it is unfair to commuters who use the road to get to/ from their place of employment Cynthia
9/15/2012 23:25:54 We have been paying for this road for way too long. We still pay for road projects all over the state and it's not a fair share to keep paying years beyond when we were due to be done. Katherine
9/15/2012 21:29:14 Enough already!!! This is criminal to expect the residents to pay for this!!! Kenneth
9/15/2012 13:41:00 The toll is already too high!!! Kristopher
9/15/2012 12:45:38 It cost to much already!!! Donna
9/15/2012 12:28:24 The toll road users shouldn't have to cover all these projects. I also hate that when there's an accident on the "airport road" they let those drivers into the toll lanes without paying - causing more traffic. I don't believe I've ever seen a case where if there's an accident on the toll lanes they let us drive on the "airport road" - why not? Toll drivers are taken advantage of - all we're trying to do is get to work - we're willing to pay a fair price for the convenience - however an increase will make it cost prohibitive. I'll protest and not use it - hopefully others will too. Shari
9/15/2012 11:15:57 It is not fair for Loudoun residents to pay higher toll for train airport users. MWAA should add toll booths to Airport access road to cover cost for train construction since it will benefit more for airport users and MWAA employees traveling to Airport Syed
9/15/2012 11:04:23 I think that increasing the tolls is an unfair burden on people who use the the toll road. The new Metro will be used by all people and therefore a more fair approach would be increasing sales or property taxes. Diana
9/15/2012 10:50:56 Failure of the Government to honor its original committment regarding tolls results in a lack of trust in Government. Alok
9/15/2012 10:44:33 You are unfairly putting the burden on toll road users who may never use the rail system. It is also short sighted. You will force me to use alternatives to the toll road and lose my business. I will not be alone with this approach. Joseph
9/15/2012 10:36:11 I use the toll road 2x daily and have for over 10 years. Soon I will not be able to afford my commute and will be forced to look for longer alternatives. Suzanna
9/15/2012 10:22:12 We pay a lot in state and county taxes already and should not have to foot the bill for a Metro line that will not make an appreciable difference in traffic congestion. James
9/15/2012 10:20:53 My husband and I drive the greenway and toll road round trip each way for work. We are already paying between $500 and $600 a month in tolls. We literally cannot afford higher tolls, and I suspect many other people are in the same financial position. As a result, a lot of traffic will be pushed off the Greenway/Toll Road onto already congested surface streets, and we'll all be facing horrific commutes. Jill
9/14/2012 18:50:57 abuse of power by MWAA. Users of Toll Road are expected to make up cost overrun on Silver Line, as if we were the only ones who would benefit from metrorail. Tolls will soon make travel on Toll road prohibitive, divertubg traffic to other, already crowded, roads (123, Rte 7), and making traffic much worse than it already is. Not all of us will be able to use metro for our trips into DC, and we are being penalized. Beatriz
9/14/2012 17:16:54 totally unfair to put so much burden on 1 small group of many that would benefit. Keith
9/14/2012 13:10:38 Enough is enough. For those of us that live in Loudoun County our only other option is to drive 66 to 28 to avoid the toll road. Just not fair that we have to get hit with the Greenway's increases and now again on the Dulles toll road...find another way to pay for it. Peggy 
9/14/2012 11:11:51 Pamela on 9/12 said it best. Lee 
9/14/2012 10:07:50 I already spend $2000/yr on gas + tolls I cannot afford to spend any more. In this economy, it's hard enough to find a job; don't punish those who were lucky to find one but have to commute. Megan 
9/14/2012 10:05:46 I oppose the toll increase because I currently spend over $1,000 a year in tolls in order to travel to work. This is not reimbursed by my company, so it is coming out of my pocket. If the tolls increase even more, I literally will not be able to take the toll road to and from work each day. Ashley
9/14/2012 10:04:06 It's already high. Matt
9/14/2012 10:00:43 Because I spend OVER $1000/year on tolls to commute to work! Abigail
9/14/2012 9:55:40 don't force more traffic onto side roads in this economy... Frederick
9/13/2012 21:06:15 I dont see how this would help Loudon residents on this rail. Yes maybe our property may appreciate, but then what? move to Purcellville?? Prashanth
9/13/2012 17:12:00 Greenway, Toll access Stephen
9/13/2012 17:08:00 Too Much. Gary
9/13/2012 17:05:09 stop gouging. John
9/13/2012 17:00:00 A disaster in the making. Nick
9/13/2012 16:06:37 glad to sign. Alexandra
9/13/2012 15:38:50 I commute to and from DC every day on the Dulles Toll Road. The tolls are already too high (I can remember when it was 35 cents each way). If they continue to increase the tolls, I will have to start taking Route 7, as I expect many other Reston area toll-road users will do. If you think Route 7 is god-awful now, wait until the commuters currently using the DTR start using Route 7 instead. I dread it, but MWAA will soon leave me no choice. Metro can't even manage the system it's got now; what makes anyone think it will manage the Silver Line any better? And why should people who've already given up on Metro have to pay for an expansion that will only make Metro worse? Amy
9/13/2012 15:33:17 The toll increase is an unfair burden on residents who happen to live in the area. Jessica
9/13/2012 15:30:12 Light rail or streetcars down R.7 median is the answer Frank
9/13/2012 14:30:27 already too high! the higher it gets, the less people that use it, resulting in more traffic on other roads such as Route 7 Carol
9/13/2012 13:28:04 The proposal DOUBLES the current tolls in TWO years. In this economy, this is not affordable. Marna
9/13/2012 12:35:18 I commute to VA daily from Maryland - as I work for Sprint located in Reston, employed with Sprint for over 15 years; tolls have been increased to an extreme in my oppinion; I can recall years ago, everyone was told once the road construction costs were paid – access would be free, typical lies from state officials ... its highway robbery … one suggestion individuals that clearly commute on a regular basis should be offered a frequent usage plan! Christina
9/13/2012 10:59:17 I work at an Airport Hotel - Not only do the MWAA forbid us from offering a "park and fly" rate, they are now taking more money out my MY pocket and not just my companies. Kathleen
9/13/2012 10:20:22 Mass transportation is a public issue. Everyone has a vested interest and consequently everyone should be required to contribute. Reducing our need for fossil fuels is not just an economic issue but one of national security. We are all responsible for that... Richard
9/13/2012 8:16:20 Please do not raise the tolls. Between gas, the high cost of metro and now tolls, our choices are dwindling for low cost commuting in a rough economy. Julie
9/12/2012 22:42:04 Too much money!!!!! Amy
9/12/2012 21:41:28 Route 7 is already at gridlock and this will force users off toll road. We do not benefit from Metro in Leesburg and should not have to pay for metro rail where we cannot use it for single line to DC. Charles
9/12/2012 21:38:41 Unfair to charge toll road users for metro rail they do not benefit from when toll road is paid for. Will cause unacceptable gridlock on alternate routes like 7. Sarah
9/12/2012 21:00:30 Why should only Toll Road drivers pay for the Tysons/Dulles Metro? There are more broad-based ways to raise this money. Robert
9/12/2012 20:56:56 Do not raise tolls for those of us who use the Speed Passes Nancy
9/12/2012 20:04:00 Hardship on me. James
9/12/2012 20:00:00 Undue hardship for commuters. Ratan
9/12/2012 19:52:00 High tolls. Geoff
9/12/2012 19:48:00 It's already too expensive! Cecilia
9/12/2012 19:44:00 It's criminal. Christina
9/12/2012 19:40:00 Tolls are abusive and will fail as the funding source. Joanne
9/12/2012 19:36:00 You must be kidding! Robert
9/12/2012 19:28:00 Get users of Metro to pay. Thomas
9/12/2012 19:24:00 Unfair funding for citizens share. No accountability to citizens from MWAA. Megan
9/12/2012 19:20:00 Unfair funding; tolls too high! Michael
9/12/2012 19:16:00 Totally unfair tax. Tammi
9/12/2012 19:12:00 It will be too expensive for many to use. Duane
9/12/2012 19:08:22 How could this possibly be legal??? Dana
9/12/2012 19:08:00 Cost- No toll increases, no traffic jams. Robert
9/12/2012 19:04:00 Cost/ unfairness/ shared burden. Chris
9/12/2012 18:56:00 Ride the Rail- Pay for the Rail… The residents living near the toll road should not have to pay! Cheryl
9/12/2012 18:52:00 NO TOLL INCREASE- OVER MY DEAD BODY! John
9/12/2012 18:48:00 Toll Road fees don't need to be raised. Cindy
9/12/2012 18:44:00 Keep tolls responsible!! Dick
9/12/2012 18:40:00 Tolls too high! Bill
9/12/2012 18:36:00 Unfair toll increases - too high! Donna
9/12/2012 18:32:00 Phase 2 needs more diverse funding Bill
9/12/2012 18:28:00 Project feasability never demonstrated. Rob
9/12/2012 18:24:00 Over and above a use fee is a tax. Robbert
9/12/2012 18:20:00 Tolls too high. Process was corrupt. Burt
9/12/2012 18:16:00 Construction costs too constricted to funding. Wayne
9/12/2012 18:12:00 Tolls are too high! Chris
9/12/2012 18:08:00 Pay for your own projects! Brian
9/12/2012 18:04:00 Tolls are already too high! Stephanie
9/12/2012 18:00:00 Rates increases unjustified. Phyllis
9/12/2012 17:48:00 Fairfax and Loudoun are paying for a regional benefit. Ed
9/12/2012 17:47:49 Millions upon millions of dollars collected from Rt267 since its beginning...use that money! Jeffrey
9/12/2012 17:31:06 NO TOLL INCREASE! Marcel
9/12/2012 17:24:53 I live off the toll road now and metro will not benefit me in any way. It will be mainly used to improve transportation to/from the airport for tourists/business in DC. Plus, increases in the tolls will continue to push more traffic to the overly congested side roads. Leigh
9/12/2012 17:00:00 Irresponsible! Gary
9/12/2012 16:58:12 Enough is enough! Eugene
9/12/2012 15:33:55 The toll road is the only fast way in and out of herndon/reston/sterling. Its completely ridiculous that they want to continue to increase the price! Nikhil 
9/12/2012 14:25:22 I have grave concerns about how these toll increases will effect Rt. 7 traffic. There are already huge safety issues at many Rt. 7 intersections near my home. Eleanor
9/12/2012 13:59:35 This was a road that was supposed to have been free once paid for thru the $0.50 tolls. Even after the debt was paid the toll continued as a tax revenue for the State of VA. I had no issue with the small $0.50 toll at that time. Then the leaders of VA decided to turn over this road to the Wash Area Airport Authority to pay for the silver line to Dulles. No other jurisdiction in the metro area has basically "taxed" a small percentage of the population for metro. Those having to pay this burden, won't even use the line to Dulles. The Airport authority already has a road to Dulles - make individuals using that access road pay the toll. These tolls are way too high for the average citizen, increasing them is an atrocity. Pamela
9/12/2012 13:58:02 traffic on Rt. 7 is so backed up now that I can't get to work. carole
9/12/2012 13:34:14 Tolls are high enough now! Debra
9/12/2012 12:37:28 The Dulles Toll Road is the only option for Loudoun County residents to commute to DC. Rt 7 is a business road and can not handle the traffic. I can understand the Toll Road users paying a small portion of the cost for the Metro extension because the Metro should reduce congestion on the Toll Road, but the Metro users themselves should be paying the largest portion of the cost. It is absurd that they would pay NOTHING and the Toll Road users would shoulder the entire burden. This has to be stopped. Gregory
9/12/2012 12:25:52 Tolls are too high. Arthur
9/12/2012 11:54:13 This is a State Function. They should manage the Roads. Elizabeth
9/12/2012 11:49:27 just raised them; we're not made of money... Beatrice
9/12/2012 11:48:55 it is already too high! And I thought that some of my tax dollars were going to this Linda
9/12/2012 11:38:05 Give this back to the state - no toll increases Julianne
9/12/2012 11:26:28 1) MWAA has little, if any accountability. 2) Make the Choo Choo Train riders pay for their expanding train line. Craig
9/12/2012 10:30:25 The Toll Road is the one of two routes (along with Route 7) for people in Reston to go East to work. Increasing the costs as proposed is WAY to much for the people living in one area to absorb. The cost for the Metro needs to be distributed further to all in the area. Michele
9/12/2012 10:21:34 I don't understand why I need to fund the person sitting on the train next to me as I drive my car on the Toll Road. I am not opposed to the Silver Line extension, but feel that the funding should be coming from elsewhere and not from commuters who are using transportation OTHER THAN the metro line. Wolfram
9/12/2012 10:17:47 Rather then increase tolls, build more roads!!!!! Michael
9/11/2012 20:58:04 Too expensive for a major artery in the dc area Kristin
9/11/2012 19:04:12 I use roads, not metro Gerry
9/11/2012 18:36:39 Time to get out of Dodge, and throw all greedy politicians under the bus... codin
9/11/2012 18:26:23 Another GREENWAY in the making.Enough with these toll hikes. Ricky
9/11/2012 16:30:59 and get rid of Martire. Derek
9/11/2012 14:01:20 Proper City Planning is needed. I feel like planners and Developers are well compensated to get things done affordably. Kurt

9/11/2012 13:50:25 raise the gas tax by a penny, that way we all share in the costs. Bill
9/11/2012 13:46:00 They keep promoting the fact that METRO will remove thousands of cars from the local roads. What they aren't admitting is that their plan is to raise the tolls such that the TOLLS will remove thousands of cars from the Toll Road so as to prove their assertion in TV news live shots. WHAT A SCAM! Kent
9/11/2012 12:26:47 The Toll Road should be run by the State of Virginia. The MWAA has proven it is incapable of managing the Road. Dennis
9/11/2012 12:16:52 Increase in Tolls would push more traffic on to local roads such as Rt 7 which already has way too much traffic! Vikram
9/11/2012 11:35:30 Between the toll (tax) increases, the impending fiscal cliff (tax increases), my student loans, and the already sky-high cost of living in the region where I was born and grew up - I won't be able to afford living here any more, much less ever hope to buy a house, get married, and raise a family...and I work in information technology making what could be considered a good salary nearly everywhere except Northern Virginia! I am already preparing plans to leave the region in late 2013 - permanently - as a result. Victor
9/11/2012 9:57:50 How do they expect the average person, whom they rely on to survive, to be able to survive the constant increase in charges for this road they already are making millions from? I will not pay more of my money just to go to work, that's insanity, the amount of money paid in gas and tolls to go to work...you're now paying to go to work. Cheyenna
9/11/2012 9:23:10 Enough ! Attique
9/11/2012 8:40:51 Metro riders should share burden Michael
9/11/2012 8:27:08 I have no confidence in the overbloated, unaccountable MWAA. Frederick
9/10/2012 22:09:31 No Todd
9/10/2012 22:04:58 No more extra money for lazy workers and dirty politicians. Valerica
9/10/2012 22:03:04 Stop paying the UNIONS with my money. Ionel
9/10/2012 20:42:48 Businesses are getting billions in profits but private citizens are paying 5/6ths of the cost. Arthur
9/10/2012 19:48:39 This toll increase will make it impossible for ordinary people to use the road. Add it to the price of gas, and it becomes prohibitive for a person to drive. Aileen
9/10/2012 19:05:57 Dulles Airport drivers should also pay a toll so you can reduce the toll rates for all drivers Elizabeth
9/10/2012 18:00:30 Intolerable!!! Catherine
9/10/2012 12:57:03 I am frustrated bc we've been paying for this road forever (for me, more than 20 years) -- so where has all that $ gone? and if it was for road maintenance, then who's going to pay for that, if all the "new" money is for the Metro? I iwll be one of the people looking for alternate routes and clogging side roads... that can't be what the "planners" had in mind. Stop the madness! Pamela
9/10/2012 11:48:30 Significant increases in toll fares are unfair and will cause people to stop using the toll road and use the other already frequently clogged roads. Stephen
9/10/2012 11:32:55 Unfair cost burden John
9/10/2012 11:32:02 I can't afford an increase in tolls! Marina
9/10/2012 11:24:59 It is already expensive enough. Youkang
9/10/2012 11:23:28 NO TOLL INCREASE!!! Mary
9/10/2012 10:22:51 Tell the corrupt politicians and transit boards that we're tired of footing the bill for all of their mismanagement. chris
9/9/2012 11:55 The toll road was paid for long ago. Now they just use the toll anytime they want money for a pet project. The entire toll should be removed, as promised when the toll road was first built. There is no other viable way to travel, so now they have a monopoly! Jason
9/8/2012 20:21 I drive. i won't ride metro. Why should I pay? Why no big state contribution? Send more NoVa tasx money back to NoVa. James
9/8/2012 18:20 no to toll hikes Anish
9/8/2012 16:14 The current toll is already much to high and having the only the users of the toll road pay for the metro is not fair. Share the burden with everyone who lives and works in the DC metro area. Brigitta
9/8/2012 15:36 why do we whave tolls on some roads and not others? william
9/8/2012 11:52 The cost needs to be taken care of by those who ride the metro. Brian
9/8/2012 11:20 The tolls were for the funding of the highway construction, not for mass transit. ALso, why do commercial organizations like FedEx and UPS get to use the bypass lanes and not pay tolls? How much is that worth per year??? James
9/8/2012 9:53 enought already let the fares pay for it not the toll road Kim
9/8/2012 9:52 I should not pay for the metro let it pay for its self like other toll projects George
9/8/2012 9:09 Toll increases should be made for the inprovement of the road not for a metro line. Everyone should have to pay not just the people that drive on the toll road. Charles
9/8/2012 9:05 People travelling the toll road shoud not be the only ones paying for the metro. Our tolls should go to maintenance of the toll roads. Cynthia Ann
9/8/2012 7:23 I am against any plans to raise the tolls on the Dulles Toll Road escpecially plans being considered to use those funds to finance the extension of tMetor's Silver Line R.
9/8/2012 7:19 I am against any plans/proposals for increasing the tolls on the Dulles Toll Road; particularly the plans proposed to use those tolls to finance Metro's Silver Line. It is unfair and appears to be targeted at a particular segment of people who happen to commute daily on the Toll Road or businesses that employ folks in the area. It is also unwise given wages are not keeping pace with increasing costs especially those folks in low pay or entry level type jobs. There is no guarantee that any sort of economic growth will sustain the development and maintenance of the planned extension of the Silver Line given business preferred strategy to outsource jobs to drive down wages. If Metro wants to extend the Silver Line then Metro should pay for it from the revenues they generate from existing sources or expand their other options to finance it. Not expect folks who don't use the existing Metro Lines to finance it. The most we can hope for in terms of accountability for incompetence in proposing these intended plans is to vote out those that were elected to represent their constituency. M.
9/7/2012 23:47 It's a ripoff! John
9/7/2012 22:45 We pay enough for the toll road. Time to find a different way to cover the cost of construction and rail. Matthew
9/7/2012 22:02 People who drive on the toll road shouldn't be the only ones to pay for ALL the new construction in Northern VA. Deneen
9/7/2012 18:33 It will make it too expensive to be able to use this road for my commute. It is not fair to make one road's users pay for the silver line extension--this burdon should be shared by all. Katherine
9/7/2012 18:32 The Metro extension will not benefit drivers coming into Fairfax from the western Loudoun area. This increase further erodes the benefit gained from working in Fairfax. Faced with this increase, I will look for alternative employment somewhere else other than along the Dulles Corridor. I can't afford to do otherwise. Lynn
9/7/2012 18:29 It is the only way that I can sanely get to work! It's not fair to tax toll road users for construction projects. Michelle
9/7/2012 18:08 If the original metro didn't use toll money to build it why should they use toll money now. Have the counties pay the bill. Patrick
9/7/2012 17:58 Start charging the damn developers and adding an additional fee to those taking flights in and out of Dulles. This road was to be free YEARS ago. The fee hikes on the toll road and the creation of the hot lanes on 495 in Virginia are a disgrace. Elected officials, do your damn job! Take this away from the corrupt Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Eric
9/7/2012 17:11 I find it ridiculous that out-of-state (Maryland) drivers can go to Dulles Airport toll-free...while those of us Virginia (Loudoun and Fairfax Counties) are paying outrageous tolls! Highway robbery! Shannon
9/7/2012 16:07:21 To keep it short and sweet I say stop the madness. George 
9/7/2012 15:37:45 Metro should be funded by addl federal/state dollars instead of taking the easy way out and gouge folks who are not going to benefit. Praveen
9/7/2012 15:22:23 How can this be considered fair when there are still locations that some area residents can get on the toll road for free? Think of the money that could be raised if tolls were added to the WB access from Route 7, the WB access from Reston Parkway and the EB exit to Reston Parkway. That has never been fair. Not everyone using the toll road now are even paying their fair share for something most commuters do not plan to use. John
9/7/2012 15:21:07 We need government FOR the people..not peoples money for the government. Marcel
9/7/2012 15:16:53 On this Economy. I say No Toll Increase. Enough is Enough. to toll increase, We paying all tax. Marcel
9/7/2012 15:14:21 On this Economy I say NO to tool increase, We paying all tax. Marcel
9/7/2012 15:03:41 I'm just about priced out of using the market for toll road already. It will be a playground for the rich. Mary
9/7/2012 14:48:09 i totally agree with the statement above. toll rd drivers won't be the ones taking the subway when it is built. they'll just be the ones paying for it. stop this idiocy and find another way to pay for the toll rd that doesn't involve people who WON'T RIDE THE METRO (for what will also probably be an exhorbitant fee). michael
9/7/2012 13:16:49 It is already to high, but Virginia is taking advantage of people who have to use the road. Louis
9/7/2012 12:42:04 The toll road was paid for when Tim Kane gave it away for FREE to MWAA! Remember that this November !~!!! Michael
9/7/2012 12:03:24 The purpose of toll increase is not intended to maintain the current toll road . The cost of toll is increased to do other projects in this case. This seems to be very unfair! I believe this increase is due to metro rail road to dulles airport. What makes more sense to me is increase airport fee as it directly benefits people coming in/out of airport. or use this as part of tax increase in VA/surrounding county instead of putting the burden on fraction of crowd who is already paying high tolls. Bhagya
9/7/2012 11:49:44 Toll road drivers should not have to pay for the Metro expansion. It's bad enought that my Loudoun County property taxes will probably increase to subsidize the project. Also, I predict that alternate routes will quickly become almost impassable. Why can't those who choose to ride Metro pay more? Leonard
9/7/2012 11:49:30 Toll road users should not be made to pay for metro. $4.50 each way is too expensive. Eveh Hot lanes users have a choice to pay toll or go in non toll lanes. Airport lanes are free but the locals cant use it. This is really highway robbery. Sasank
9/7/2012 11:30:44 Why don't they widen Route 7 to cut down traffic on DTR at affordable/minimum toll? The toll is already high and is not affordable to pay more toll if we are not taking/getting benefit from metro. Viral
9/7/2012 11:18:31 The designed for the toll was there would be no toll charge at all after it was paid off, but we still keep getting higher tolls. Where was that promise? Also, people who ride the trains should pay for it, not the motorists. If toll is too high, I rather quit using it then take time to go around, which eventually everyone will the same, then it will counter product of what it meant to rise the money for the rails. Phuoc
9/7/2012 9:56:38 Tolls have increased too much and too frequently. Charles
9/7/2012 9:50:20 Too expensive! Janice
9/7/2012 9:32:01 NO More toll increases Robert
9/7/2012 9:24:17 The Greenway tolls are sky-high, highway robbery (literally!) and just not right to taxpaying commuters! Don’t INCREASE hardships on your fellow citizens by raising DTR again. Richard
9/7/2012 9:11:10 Do not raise tolls until the Silver line to Dulles is complete, so residents have a real alternative transporation option to driving Jason
9/7/2012 9:08:02 Developers are allowed to saturate areas west of Rt28 creating every increasing congestion on the DTR and Greenway with no corresponding assistance to Loudoun’s and Fairfax’s commuting infrastructure. They get the pay-off, while resident’s continually pay. County Supervisor’s, don’t increase these tolls again; have Developers contribute their fair share. Richard
9/7/2012 8:57:38 It is not fair to impose this increase on people who use this road. To get to the airport you have to use the Dulles Airport access road. Impose a toll on them! Dian
9/7/2012 8:43:16 Mismanagement at its best. carl
9/7/2012 8:27:12 I use the toll road on a regular basis and will have to stop using it if the tolls increase. Kristina
9/7/2012 8:21:52 I've lived in NOVA my whole life. I remember the promises of "paying for the road through the tolls and then the tolls will stop". We've paid for this road many times over and now it's just a huge piggy bank for others while we struggle to make ends meet. This nonsense has got to stop! Connie
9/7/2012 8:20:51 Money collected from the toll road should be used only for the toll road. Steven
9/7/2012 8:12:44 forcing motorosts off the road for idealogical puposes and subsidizing the overly DC centric transportation system are tyranical paul
9/7/2012 8:12:19 ALREADY TOO MUCH!!! Paul
9/7/2012 8:04:45 It is already high enough. I would be unable to afford an increase and have to seek an alternative route which would cost more in gas and time!! Nanci
9/7/2012 8:00:46 DO NOT INCREASE THE TOLLS!!!!! Heidi
9/7/2012 7:57:38 Manage better BEFORE asking for more money. John
9/7/2012 7:51:17 Organization with little Virginia representation dictating "tax" hikes for Virginia citizens David
9/7/2012 7:49:58 NO to skyrocketing tolls on the Dulles Toll Road. ... Stop strangling our roads and the region's economy with tolls and traffic congestion. Ramesh
9/7/2012 7:45:40 Dulles toll road users are paying more toll than newly built ICC in Maryland after more than 20 years in Service. The dulles toll road uers will not experience any improved traffic condition due to proposed improvements. The toll rates will never go down again until it is taken over by government and will always increase beyond reach of most of middle class people at some time. This will increase traffic on the Route 7 and Georgetown Pike and will be congested with no future widening proposed at this time as all the fund is contributed towards metro rail project. The toll road users shall not be paying for the metro rail users and other agencies benefit with not apparent benefit Piyush
9/7/2012 7:44:04 Tolls are for the road and not for other projects! Eric
9/7/2012 7:33:00 This toll should not be a cash cow for other projects. Put a toll on the Dulles Access Road, a toll-free road more closely aligned with the Metro project.. Donald
9/7/2012 7:18:36 The road has been paid for already, now its just a blank check to the MWAA. How bout they toll the congressional expressway aka the Access Road instead!..add a toll plaza to the on ramp from Rt 7 to WB267 to even it out. Tax the monopoly cab company Washington Flyer..or open it up to new business. Andrew
9/7/2012 7:11:58 If this is rail to dulles why not add $1 on to all take off and landings and passenger tickets at dulles to help pay Pete
9/7/2012 6:47:45 can't afford it, retired Bill
9/7/2012 3:25:24 Here is a unique idea - Let the people who use the silver line pay for the silver line. I'm fed up with this bull. William
9/6/2012 23:35:14 We already paid for the toll road over and over again, it's not the government's pigibank! Remember that we VOTE! It should be free! Andras
9/6/2012 22:42:21 $5.50 one way is insane for someone driving this road for 3 exits. STOP the INSANITY and give those who must use it a break. In a rough economy, keep the money in the pockets of those who could put it into the local economy, not in the pockets of a greedy corporation! Why Toll after 28 anyway? I don't understand why NOVA residents are the only ones who get subjected to tolls for going to work! Karen
9/6/2012 20:32:10 I can barely afford the current rates Adele
9/6/2012 20:24:31 I wont be able to ride the metro. Everyone that lives out alom Ronald
9/6/2012 19:44:13 We've been paying tolls that are way too high while a private company is making money hand over fist. It is time to put a stop to it. Governor McDonnell, live up to your promise to do something about the the traffic issues in N. Virginia. Money should be going into infrastructure to build roads that allow Loudoun County residents to go from Leesburg to DC or Maryland without having to pay tolls. Lower toll rates will drive more people to use the existing roads, basic business strategy. Leslie
9/6/2012 19:20:30 It is unsustainable S
9/6/2012 19:04:55 If the tolls keep on going up I will not be able to afford my commute and it will force me to move out of the area Brian
9/6/2012 18:10:00 Who can afford this? David
9/6/2012 17:57:59 As a resident of Georgetown Pikw, we are already run over every day by Loudoun residents and Maryland residents avoiding the current tolls. Increasing tolls will only burden our two lane neighborhood road with more traffic. We are concerned for our safety, especially those of us with young children. Please fund transporation projects properly through bond issues. Thank you! Elizabeth
9/6/2012 17:50:00 Tolls are too high! Tom
9/6/2012 17:42:52 So my husband can afford to use it to cut down his commute so he can spend more time with the kids. Elizabeth
9/6/2012 17:30:00 Lacks state control, hikes are unjustified Mike
9/6/2012 17:20:00 Will stop using this road because of the cost Timothy
9/6/2012 17:10:00 Cannot afford increase Maggie
9/6/2012 17:03:04 I don't take metro and why should i pay the high cost. Aren't my tax dollars should be taking care of the dulles road and do away with the tolls altogether? Hai
9/6/2012 17:00:00 No toll increase ! Kathryn
9/6/2012 16:51:19 The state only increased tolls once! Give it back to the state! Chris
9/6/2012 16:20:49 it is completely un-affordable to use on a daily basis. Colin
9/6/2012 16:15:23 I will not benefit from the rail system in any way. I live in MD and it would take three different trains for me to get to reston from where I live. Rick
9/6/2012 16:03:54 Higher tolls force more vehicles onto already congested roadways. Already more than $10 round trip coming from the West. Enough! Ann Marie
9/6/2012 16:02:16 I drive and pay enough for gas, maintenance and tolls now. I should not have to pay for a train I will never take Leonard
9/6/2012 15:56:28 I cannot afford it. Daniel
9/6/2012 15:33:58 Unfair burden on toll road users for non-toll road related programs Dan
9/6/2012 15:33:41 The tolls are already unreasonably high. Absolutely no more toll hikes. John
9/6/2012 15:30:04 Please do not increase the toll higher than what it is now. Parthasarathi
9/6/2012 15:26:58 This is like day light robbery. Why should I pay for the Metro rail cost which I am least likely to use. Bala
9/6/2012 15:08:36 Median incomes remain stagnant for 30 years, but tolls continue to increase? Makes no sense. It's simily unfair. Zohra
9/6/2012 15:04:32 It's crazy we should pay the bill for the subway since we will not use it, tack it onto the subway fares, the increases are astronomical Charles
9/6/2012 14:59:54 Are you out of your minds? Gregg
9/6/2012 14:15:43 How am I and others going to get to work? Route 7 is a total nightmare and takes about 2 hours just to get to Leesburg. The Smartrip Card now only allocates $125 for transit. You are nickel and diming us to death EVERY January. Do you on the Board take the Dulles every day? Or are you able to slide without paying? ENOUGH!! Donna
9/6/2012 14:01:04 No Toll! we cant afford it!!!! Mina
9/6/2012 13:53:20 Unfair burden on toll road users. Tim
9/6/2012 13:53:19 Unfair burden on toll road users. Tim
9/6/2012 13:44:22 Continual increases with no end in sight Mark
9/6/2012 13:43:52 Unfair increases with no end in sight Alexis
9/6/2012 13:33:04 Because the toll road has become a profit vehicle for private industry. This toll road was supposed to go away years ago but now takes advantage of hardworking people just trying to get to/from work. Karen
9/6/2012 13:27:03 Non Metro riders should not have to fund the Metro. This is a tax, toll road users are being charged for the use but the revenue is not going to support the toll road it is being deverted to Metro. Jeffrey
9/6/2012 13:14:59 Unfair tax on driving commuters only. Burden should be shared by everyone. Maryclaire
9/6/2012 13:14:06 There is no reason why I should have to pay for Metro. It's obvious if I'm using the toll road I'm not using metro William
9/6/2012 13:03:42 Between gas and the toll road, it's almost impossible to scrape by. Mark
9/6/2012 12:58:47 It's too expensive already and I'am not getting any pay raises. Bobbie
9/6/2012 12:57:04 give it back to VDOT Ruth
9/6/2012 12:52:09 VA Supreme Court ruled against NVTA collecting taxes years ago. They stated all revenue is a tax, regardless of what it is called and only elected members to a body can levy taxes in Virginia. Unelected MWAA collecting tolls (taxes) in Virginia is ILLEGAL. David
9/6/2012 12:46:20 Too much wasted money from tolls. Elizabeth
9/6/2012 12:40:53 Stop GOP Supervisors Going Wild! Richard
9/6/2012 12:33:22 Toll Road tolls should fund the Toll Road, not be used for another project, especially one that will have minimal benefit to Toll Road users. More traffic on other local routes due to higher tolls is not the answer. Raymond
9/6/2012 12:19:05 no where else have the local drivers been asked to pay for the metro that exists in their neighborhood. Julie
9/6/2012 12:15:25 Higher tolls equates to traffic congestion on all other area roads. I already commute to/from Arlington/Reston on 66. I can not justify spending $90/ month to sit in a backup at the main toll plaza! Erik
9/6/2012 12:15:22 Way to much money for everyday commute! Patrick
9/6/2012 12:11:49 Why should the drivers pay for the riders on the metro! We already pay high tolls to use the roads. Not fair! Theresa
9/6/2012 12:11:03 Show us where all the current money is going. Dan
9/6/2012 12:10:39 It already costs commuters upwards of $10 per day and the traffic and back ups now are unacceptable!! After an increase of the proposed rates, rest assured that I will find a job away from the Dulles Corridor to avoid the Toll Road. Teresa
9/6/2012 12:07:54 Enough. TJ
9/6/2012 12:05:46 People who live outside the D.C. Metro area and must drive to their jobs should not be forced to pay higher tolls to pay for the Silver Line when they will never use it! Dwight
9/6/2012 11:54:26 The toll road and metro are unrelated. Each should pay for itself. Randall
9/6/2012 11:48:18 Toll road rates are already too high for many area commuters. Continuous increases will only more commute times longer, with more people choosing alternative routes. This will impact roads like RT50 and 66 tremendously. Scott
9/6/2012 11:47:28 there is no financial accountability on the sliver line construction. No competitive bidding on the construction jobs. How can they justify the cost and nonexistent financial control and keep increasing toll. indu
9/6/2012 11:46:45 I don't use the metro. I can't use it to get to work, and even if I did, why should I be forced to pay for it and donate to MWAA's waste, fraud, and abuse. This is literally highway robbery. John
9/6/2012 11:45:33 traveling the toll road twice a day is expensive, it is just too much money, especially when at one point...years ago..they said once paid for it would be free. Why not turn the abused aiport section to HOV drivers and decrease the amount of traffic on the toll road. Why do we have to fund the Metro, we will not see it to completion and even if we did wew ould not use it. Stop the cash cow. Pamela
9/6/2012 11:43:30 Toll is already high enough. L.M.
9/6/2012 11:40:23 MWAA=Jokers Terry
9/6/2012 11:39:33 I travel the toll road both to and from work each day and if the rates go up I will stop driving the toll road and make the other roads more congested then they already are Dianna
9/6/2012 11:37:56 Let the Metro users pay for the Metro. Nitin
9/6/2012 11:36:41 spending close to 100 dollars a month is absurd Jeffrey
9/6/2012 11:35:52 The tolls should never have gone to financing Metro in the first place...Metro is public transportation, therefore it should be financed by the state gov't. John
9/6/2012 11:32:46 If you want selective financing of D Metro, let the Metro riders (users) pay for it, not those who are not using it. Matt
9/6/2012 11:32:39 Let metro users pay for the metro, and toll road users pay for the toll road. That seems the most fair. Hazen
9/6/2012 11:32:04 Because our State Reps. made the wrong decision to privatize the road. Michael
9/6/2012 11:28:35 Unelected body imposing the toll increase and this same unelected body has rampant wasteful spending practices relating to members and former members. PHILLIP
9/6/2012 11:24:30 it's already high enough Ray
9/6/2012 11:18:40 More cars will use the toll road if the rates were lower! I don't currently use it because the rates are too high! Mary
9/6/2012 11:15:42 If tolls go up I will vote to remove all the bums that let it happen Mitchell
9/6/2012 11:12:30 Tolls should pay for the initial construction, maintenance, and improvement of the road, not used as a source of funding for any project that cannot be funded by any other means. Howard
9/6/2012 11:12:06 I can barely afford to use the toll road now. Not taking the toll road would cost me an hour or more, one way, in my commute. Sarah
9/6/2012 11:10:46 everyone in the region should share in this since this will service Dulles airport michael
9/6/2012 11:08:44 Toll increases are unjustified and arguably illegal. Any tolls beyond reasonable operations costs are clearly a covert and illegal tax strategy. WMAA is an uncontrolled, unelected, and historically irresponsible organization, with zero legal authority to levy or collect taxes. And their intentional and willful violation of Virginia laws (rewarding builders that require union labor!) is clearly illegal too. The Commonwealth should exercise strong oversight and corrections, including criminal investigations. Gene
9/6/2012 11:04:50 watch the news!! we can not afford it! Look at the economy! Think better?? Its common SENSE!! Cerita
9/6/2012 11:02:54 Not fair! Mahesh
9/6/2012 10:56:17 Where is the toll money going? Is all of it going to the Silver line? I find this hard to swallow. David
9/6/2012 10:52:47 How dare you build this metro on the backs of the middle class people who live in the Virginia suburbs. Alyssa
9/6/2012 10:52:27 We already are strong armed by the greenway tolls (which are an atocity to begin with). Now you want to raise the Toll road on top of that? Here is a thought, with all the travelers comming in and out of Dulles, why not tax that population OR even better, get rid of all the union labor that is causing costs to escallate by 4 times what it should be. Guy
9/6/2012 10:50:14 Where else in the DC are have citizens been taxed in this manner? Joe
9/6/2012 10:48:24 Believe drivers who may not use the rail are footing to much of the cost Shane
9/6/2012 10:47:04 Between the dulles toll road and the greenway, I pay the amount of a luxury car monthly cost. ridiculous Dawn
9/6/2012 10:45:32 Roads should not be profit generators for quasi government agencies with no oversight. Eric
9/6/2012 10:33:06 We VOTED to approve a SMALL increase years ago, and now we are being forced into a LARGE increase, with NO VOTE?! Clayton
9/6/2012 10:32:45 What have they been doing with the money we've been giving them every day for years? Isn't that enough? Terrance
9/6/2012 10:25:41 I already pay taxes Tim
9/6/2012 10:18:35 I only use it now when absolutely necessary. I stay on Route 7 and chose to put up with Tyson's instead. Zane
9/6/2012 10:18:30 The tollroad should not be used as a cash cow to fund the Metrorail Project Thomas
9/6/2012 10:16:24 These tolls are becoming REDICULOUS! Use my already high taxes towards upkeep of this road! Chris
9/6/2012 10:14:12 no rate hike please joel
9/6/2012 10:12:28 It is unfair to use toll dollers to build rail to Airport Pratap
9/6/2012 10:10:45 The increased tolls hurt the people who use it daily. Add toll lanes to the Airport as other cities do. People getting to the airport should have to pay for the ability to bypass traffic. Not the daily driver Ronald
9/6/2012 10:08:42 There's no way I would be able to afford it. I would loose my job that I need in order to support my 3 children on my own. Kerri
9/6/2012 10:07:00 Unfair to have communiters pay for the rail when it onlysupports the airport and those to Tysons. Walt
9/6/2012 10:02:24 Tolls are fpr the the purpose of maintaining the road, NOT to build a new one or a metro Debbie
9/6/2012 10:01:05 Higher Tolls will only stress non toll routes even more then the latest increase has. James
9/6/2012 9:51:48 Raising tolls won't solve the problem. Stephanie
9/6/2012 9:48:50 This is absurd. Don't increase the tolls for people who rely on the TR to get to and from work. Why can't the state chip on future funding? Maria
9/6/2012 9:46:35 This is a government out of control. I have to take the toll road, and I have no metro service to my job. Where are our ELECTED officials here? dirk
9/6/2012 9:43:44 If MWAA can afford all of these undercover cars (Nissan Altima for example) for traffic enforcement and HOV enforcement, they should put that money towards building Metro. Or they could build tolls for the Access Road since those are the people using the airport. David
9/6/2012 9:36:53 Higher tolls will force drivers to overcrowed, under-sized non-toll roads. Only the exceptionally wealthy, business that may deduct the cost, or emergency uses will result in Toll Road capacity being under-utilized and alternate routes to experience demand far in excess of capacity. Everyone loses when the tolls become too high. John
9/6/2012 9:36:07 I drive the Greenway at least 3 or 4 days a week and cannot afford to pay the proposed increase. The increase is supposed to fund the Silver Line but it will not be in operation for a few years and I will be broke before I can use it. Use Bonds to raise the funds, don't TAX the consumer. Leo
9/6/2012 9:33:49 Toll = Taxes, Enough's enough already! James
9/6/2012 9:26:41 I have been living here for 15 years and am the only group in Virginia that has to pay to go to work every day for 15 years. This is insane. Bruce
9/6/2012 9:23:00 Because why should we pay more for cops to be pulling people over if for once the traffic is not backed up? Just seems like a money pit with no value to those that pay the tolls. James
9/6/2012 9:22:17 Unreasonable toll hikes Jeffrey
9/6/2012 9:18:55 Dulles gate fees and parking costs should be raised to pay for metro construction David
9/6/2012 9:13:35 At this time a yearly rate hike is not sustainable for the Residentsof Virginia. With gas & food prices rising, unemployeement at 8.3 % it will hurt the slow growth of the recovery. The The airport authoritorities has wasted millions of dollars and we are handing them more to miss spend is not the way to go for Virginia. Ernesto
9/6/2012 9:10:54 We pay too many taxes already. This also widens the socio-economic gap. Sarah
9/6/2012 9:10:48 increase the toll to pay for metro is unfair, why should I pay for something I will never use? Metro needs to pay for their own crap and keep us out of it. Sabrina
9/6/2012 9:08:13 bonds are a better way to fund the cost of this project Prince
9/6/2012 9:06:49 Loudoun County is already burdened enough by the metro expansion fiasco! Denise
9/6/2012 9:06:25 acceleration of increases seems almost illegal blair
9/6/2012 9:06:21 An unfair burden on local commuters. The Silver Line will benefit the entire region. Airport users should be contributing towards construction costs in the form of an airport users fee such as a fee on airline tickets, etc. Brian
9/6/2012 9:05:54 Toll road drivers have already faced an unfair share of the financial burden for the Metro rail project and these planned increases are nothing more than a way to try and force drivers to take the overpriced, mis-managed and unwanted Metro rail project. Tom
9/6/2012 9:02:48 It is unfair and unequitable to expect toll road users to pay such a high percentage of the cost for rail to Dulles. We are not benefitting by the same proportion when it is built and will ultimately still have to drive. As rail draws greater development west, we will only gain more traffic on the roads. Jean
9/6/2012 8:57:32 This is out of control! MWAA is not accountable to the people. Eugene
9/6/2012 8:54:56 The proposed increases are simply too drastic. White should toll Rd users be forced to fund metro construction? Put the Dulles Toll Rd back under control of the State of VA. Mark
9/6/2012 8:48:09 Dulles Tolls should not be used for anything but road maintenance. DTR rates, plus Greenway exhorbitant tolls, make commuting costs unsustainable. Neil
9/6/2012 8:41:33 I will not use the Silverline, will not make my commute easier so why should we pay. Charge the people going to the airport. Mike
9/6/2012 8:36:16 It's absolutely absurd, there is no need to raise the Toll Rd rates as high as the underused Greenway. If the rates go up that high, people will stop using the Toll Rd and then all the surrounding roads and areas will suffer with total gridlock - that would be a huge mistake. Valerie
9/6/2012 8:27:16 THIS IS HIGHWAY ROBBERY--LITERALLY. I CAN'T USE THE METRO TO GET TO WHERE I WORK. I WILL NOT THROW MONEY AT THE WMAA!!!! JOHN
9/6/2012 8:27:15 I feel like I am paying for Metro's Silver Line. James
9/6/2012 8:27:12 The tolls are already MUCH higher than they were 10 years ago. You cannot continue to milk the toll road drivers to pay for projects. The toll road should be turned over to VDOT anyhow, as it has more than paid for itself over the decades. David
9/6/2012 8:17:32 Tolls were originally in place to pay for the road. Due to mismanagement and greed, we are still paying Steven
9/6/2012 8:14:09 It's blatantly unfair to force drivers who must use the toll road to pay to construct a transit system that many will never use. We've already paid for the toll road's construction and upkeep with out taxes. Funding Metro from it is FRAUD! It's another tax. Double taxation is punitive. Scott
9/6/2012 8:13:16 Let state take over maintaince! Paul
9/6/2012 7:55:25 The metro should be funded by Metro fare increases and business tax rates for those who will benefit, not drivers of the toll road. the toll road pays for itself. Why does it need to pay for the Metro. It won't be used to commute to DC by the majority of folks who drive now. To communte to DC via the silver and orange line will take 1 hour 30 minutes when completed. Driving takes 25 minutes. Scott
9/6/2012 7:53:30 We already pay enough taxes - Federal, State, Property, Personal Property, Decals, Driving Permit fees and many more - Govt can cut expenses and assign those to building infrastructure rather than keep taxing the common man. Current tolls should be removed. Saikumar
9/6/2012 7:52:33 Let the governments and the airport fund the train. We'll hardly ever use it as it will be too expensive (fare + parking). There are way too many projects being funded by the commuters in this area. the planners need to stop adding taxes on an already strapped group of people. William
9/6/2012 7:51:12 they are too high already robert
9/6/2012 7:50:03 It's no longer a toll....it's a tax levied upon us by faceless, unelected bureaucrats at MWAA. The porkers at MWAA view our pocketbooks as a means to bankroll their lavish travel and spending habits. Enough is enough!! William
9/6/2012 7:38:12 The project is almost solely funded by people who will see little if any benefit from it James
9/6/2012 7:37:58 I've been traveling the toll road daily from Reston to Rockville for almost 19 years. I understand the need for tolls, however putting the bulk of the construction costs on the backs of those who use the toll road is not just unfair, it's obscene. How about businesses and the airport pitching in? How about MWAA contributing more? How about the Commonwealth helping to pick up the tab? I can guarantee you that I will stop driving the toll road if the obscene increases happen. While the alternative routes are not the best, I'll do it! Carmen
9/6/2012 7:20:49 With no raise in the last 3 years how can I afford a 56% increase in tolls over the next two years especially with the high price of gas. Metro is not a viable alternative for me due to work location. Jim
9/6/2012 7:16:55 If rates continue I will use Leesburg Pike or other alternate routes adding to Tyson's mess, as will many others unwilling to pay these ridiculous rates. How is that good for this already horribly congested area? Cheryl
9/6/2012 7:12:56 This toll increase will cause an undo finiancial burden on my family. The Dulles Toll Road has become criticial transportation infrastructure, not some voluntary "pay as you go" alternative route of transportation. As such, the tolls should be reflective of that. Christopher
9/6/2012 7:02:00 Too expensive Joseph
9/6/2012 7:01:29 My company office is in Herndon. I use the toll road to get there. If tolls go up too much, I would consider changing jobs in order to change my work location and not use the toll road. Ann
9/6/2012 6:50:51 The road is high already....and what are the profits that would be projected with this increase. REALLY?? Kelly
9/6/2012 6:44:42 I live in Ashburn and have been here for over 12 years. My property taxes go to infrastructure, my state taxes go to infrastructure, my federal taxes go to infrastructure. These tolls should have been abolished years ago once the road paid for itself. It should be criminal for a small group of people to have to pay more to use the only viable road that Virginia built running east to west. Katie
9/6/2012 5:16:26 unfair taxation, poor planning by MWAA again Gary
9/6/2012 1:18:51 The road is not being fully utilized as is. And the toll increases have not been shown to be necessary for the operation of the road. Laura
9/5/2012 23:09:19 These roads were paid for years ago. Walter
9/5/2012 19:37:34 Where is the $1M they have already collected from the current tolls? John
9/5/2012 17:28:36 Shameless Greed Laura

9/5/2012 12:52:14 I think Loudoun County should provide us with additional roads to get from Leesburg to Route 28 without using the Toll Road or help pay for the Toll Road. Debbi
9/5/2012 12:08:42 The projected DTR toll increases are not necessary to keep the DTR in business and are part of a long-term strategy to force middle-class commuters to make METRO profitable by using the future METRO Silver Line instead. Harry
9/5/2012 11:57:57 Just another tax. James
9/5/2012 10:54:49 Stop the toll increase on The Dulles Greenway also...do not forget the last stretch of the toll road between Rt 28 and rt 15. Antonio
9/5/2012 10:10:34 If I finance metro. Where is my profit margin? If metro is public venture it should be financed (and managed) through public needs. Jan
9/5/2012 9:56:34 Dont make the Toll Road a cash cow for MWAA! Shaun
9/5/2012 9:34:52 We need government FOR the people..not peoples money for the government! Carolee
9/5/2012 7:39:07 We've been the cash cow for other projects long enough. Jim
9/5/2012 5:12:37 Route 28 IS a parking lot & Route 7 is becoming one. Does a person have to be a rocket scientist to figure out that higher tolls will only take more people OFF the Dulles Toll Road, but LOWER tolls will put more people ON it, which will relieve the stress on Routes 7 and 28? When I look at 28 during the a.m. and p.m. rush hours, I wonder how emergency vehicles could possibly get through - there is simply no more room! Jennifer
9/5/2012 3:52:36 Do not increase the tolls, we are not getting any pay increase.. please. Amy
9/4/2012 22:59:15 I'm tired of NoVA politicians trying to take more and more. The roads have been paid for and the tolls need to go away, not go up. Christopher
9/4/2012 22:53:01 This is ridiculous and I am against the metro and spending money we don't have Rachel
9/4/2012 21:28:30 Increases unreasonable. Jack
9/4/2012 19:43:22 Need fair rates- what costs are going up that justify the increase? John
9/4/2012 19:09:35 I was born and Raised in NoVa. went to school in Ashburn. Toll road needs to connect people, not sperate them. Those prices and road traffic keeps people from traveling 7miles away to see friends. Bronson
9/4/2012 17:23:54 too high already! Christine
9/4/2012 17:21:14 Do the 5 members of the Loudoun Bd of Supervisors who approved Metro into Loudoun take the toll road on a daily basis? Are they willing to pay these fees and believe they are being fair to the public in order to pay for Metro? There is little or no benefit to most Loudoun citizens in this project. Our roads are already too crowded and this will only force more people onto the local roads. Melvin
9/4/2012 17:11:04 Because that makes more people use Rt. 7 to commute. Zora
9/4/2012 16:46:42 I use the Greenway everyday and I will not be able to afford to go to work if it increases any more!! Dean
9/4/2012 16:46:35 Stop the madness! Michele

9/4/2012 11:31:13 Higher tolls will drive business away from locating in the Reston/Herndon area. Mike
9/3/2012 10:07:33 There is no logical reason why I should have to pay for Metro. It's obvious if I'm using the toll road I'm not using metro. Not to mention that there should not be any tools at all, remember when the tolle were going away once the road was paid for? Eugene
9/1/2012 16:11:41 The local roads will bear the brunt of toll increases. Rt 7 and other roads can't handle any more traffic. Amardeep
9/1/2012 7:05:11 Way too high. Not a frequent user, but had family in from out of town. They took the toll from their vacation rental to our home and was astonished at the toll prices. They learned the back roads fast. Karen
8/30/2012 15:38:19 Tolls should be REDUCED not raised! Kirk
8/30/2012 15:37:45 It makes NO sense to have us paying to fund the metro since the majority of us that drive on these roads will NOT be benefitting from the new metro. If you think that the metro will alleviate traffic you're crazier than I thought! If the counties/cities can’t fund this on their own then they shouldn't be doing it. Times are hard enough as it is. The money you want us to pay to use these roads is the difference between getting to work to earn money to pay my bills and actually being able to afford to pay my bills. We're talking $103.50 PER MONTH (23 days of work per month for your average full time worker) for each car in our household to get to work and get back home!! Marisa
8/30/2012 15:37:34 High tolls force too many cars onto already crowded roads! Susan
8/30/2012 12:39:52 Highway robbery. Aaron
8/30/2012 12:21:06 Shouldn't tolls go DOWN once the metro is built, or will there be another excuse of something to pay for? Tolls were to go away once the road was paid for, then the toll's kept on coming and rising due to the Metro. Enough already! Jeffrey
8/30/2012 11:19:01 The toll road is a the main artery from the Washington DC area to Loudoun co. The toll increase will effect the people and families that have made Louduon county the "power house it is. Jason

8/29/2012 11:31:40 Because it doesn't pay for roads, it's subsidizing METRO. Butch
8/28/2012 20:44:06 Tolls much higher will negate the benefits of using the toll road Cynthia
8/28/2012 19:43:34 Tolls should not pay for something drivers are not using. Dan
8/27/2012 17:34:24 The management should be FIRED if they can't keep the tolls under $1.00 John

8/26/2012 18:02 Why is this the ONLY toll in NOVA? Richard
8/26/2012 15:26 It's extortion! Cindi
8/26/2012 12:42 All this money does NOT go to road improvement. Tolls should be limited to improving the toll road upon which collected. When enough has been collected, the toll should go away! Walter
8/25/2012 21:40 Not paying at least $20/day for tolls. Gina
8/25/2012 19:10 Raising tolls will only decrease traffic and make it more difficult for those who need to use it to earn a living. It will not help those who need it and will still push the regular traffic on the roads. Aileen
8/25/2012 17:40 Not fair at all. Brian
8/24/2012 17:25 Enough is enough! The tolls were to pay for the original construction of the road and it has been paid off many times over. What happened to the profits already generated by the current tolls? John
8/24/2012 10:38 commuting costs are already too high; and the MWAA is wasting it, what a crime! Peter
8/24/2012 9:19 (1.) Because the current toll is already outrageously expensive. (2) Because the toll road is already grossly mismanaged.  John  8/23/2012 17:36 I don't think drivers should pay for the metro. I think metro riders and airport users should pay for it. Jessica 

8/23/2012 17:27 Inappropriate to burden toll road users with subsidization of silver line. Donna
8/23/2012 16:06 Fortunately, I seldom use the Toll Rd and don't have to make a daily commute. BUT, I am a Realtor and am very concerned about the long term impact of increasing tolls on our beautiful community. Reston's population density has been increased from 68,000 to 150,000. The tolls (already very high) are going to continue to get worse; so people will avoid using the toll road because it is too expensive; and they will be using alternative roads. Reston does not have any room to expand or add new roads to handle all the new traffic; so we will have GRIDLOCK. Now the big businesses will have their employees complaining about the high cost of living and the horrible commutes they have to endure to get to work. The word will spread within their companies and their employees will be transferring out of the Reston offices; and turning down job offers in Reston (as one of my potential clients did last week). We cannot LIVE, WORK & PLAY in GRIDLOCK. We cannot sell Reston/Northern VA as a beautiful place to live if we live in GRIDLOCK! Kathi
8/23/2012 15:04 Enough. The tolls were to pay for the original construction of the road and has been paid off many times since. I am tired of being held hostage and will start using the local neighborhoods and residential roads. David
8/23/2012 14:43 This is unfair use of a toll road. I have paid tolls for over 26 years and it shoudl stop. Funding a metro that I will not use is wrong. It's unduly impacting a small group to provide some benefit to others, which is wrong. Sandra
8/23/2012 11:49 It is not fair for Northern Virginians who are not the biggests beneficiaries of the Silver Line should bear the burden of financing it. Frank
8/23/2012 9:45 The Silver Line will serve people from the whole metro area, and especially will be the gateway for visitors to the nation's capital city. It is an outrage that the federal government and other jurisdictions who will benefit are foisting the financial burden on a small subset of the Fairfax County population. Mary
8/22/2012 22:31 The road has been paid for for decades. They keep hiking the prices, but we get even less for the toll we pay. There are only a few east/west options in NOVA, yet 1/3 of our choices cost an arm and a leg to ride on. I won't be using it as much if it increases. Ryan
8/22/2012 19:47 This whole toll road program is totally out of control. I will be forced to drive through the local neighborhoods, exactly what was not intended by this project. Jim
8/22/2012 15:52 I live and work locally, but use the toll road with frequency outside the beltway. The main toll plaza toll affects me dramatically. The Silver Line doesn't help me at all -- I live near the airport.... While I'm all for growth in the County, I don't think making it easy for tourists to get to DC and DC residents to get o the airport is a top priority that I want to pay for. Catherine
8/22/2012 12:42 Increasing tolls will create more traffic jams on local toll free roads. Lyle

8/22/2012 10:36:59 MWAA should not be in control of our lives and this ability to move about. High tolls will push many onto the surface roads. They push through onto the citizens that train run by corruption, now they want to take away our road by putting these tolls on as one more TAX. Carolee
8/22/2012 9:21:27 The tolls on the Toll Road as well as the Greenway are bad for business and impedes growth. Clayton
8/22/2012 9:12:12 one more Public Rip-Off! Carol
8/21/2012 21:33:53 The Dulles Toll Road was supposed to charge tolls until it was paid for, then become a free road. The road was paid for many years ago, but those funds have been wasted. It's time to say enough is enough and quit using toll road commuters as a cash cow for other unrelated projects. Excessive toll rates on the Dulles Toll Road will isolate Loudoun County from the rest of the Washington, D.C. region. This will devastate our local economy. Patricia
8/21/2012 21:23:10 it is not affordable! Nelly
8/21/2012 21:09:10 leave the loudoun road tolls in loudoun for more roads susan
8/21/2012 19:28:23 The tolls are regressive; the young, poor, working poor will suffer most. Roberto
8/21/2012 18:04:09 Let the metro riders pay for metro Ronald
8/21/2012 17:45:02 Enough is enough. If you raise the tolls your revenue will go down. People will pursue alternatives. Daniel
8/21/2012 17:38:02 No new taxes to support metro Dudley
8/21/2012 17:21:40 Not a fair cost burden John
8/21/2012 15:47:31 You can easily recuce costs, increase quality, and save time by not using union labor! We are a 'right to work state'. Mark
8/21/2012 15:15:34 This is a run away escalation of toll prices which is not acceptable Jack
8/21/2012 15:13:00 We pay more than enough already, but this is ridiculous! Stewart
8/21/2012 14:59:20 i live in MD i own a business in VA . I dont understand why i have to pay an increase to cover cost of a metro train that i cant use to get to my place of business. I also wonder why i have to pay tolls to help people get to the airport . Why should i have to pay for people flying out of town. need more money for the train raise the cost of the train and charge people to use the dulles access road. Mark
8/21/2012 14:50:54 Toll is already way too high. Elizabeth
8/21/2012 14:48:38 It is already too expensive to live, we don't need it to be anymore expensive chris
8/21/2012 14:43:23 Tolls should not be used to pay for Dulles Rail. Joanne
8/21/2012 14:28:18 The airport needs to lower costs as well as have Airport employees pay for all the fees everyone else will pay. Andrey
8/21/2012 14:03:18 The toll road was approved and built with the understanding that the tolls were for maintenance. To now use tolls for a rail line would be a betrayal of the public trust. David
8/21/2012 13:49:33 Increasing tolls to pay for Metro expansion is bad logic. I am finding lots of creative ways to avoid the toll roads and others will too and traffic will be worse everywhere! Nanette
8/21/2012 13:45:41 They are plenty high enough already. With the amount of volume that road gets, I find difficult to beleive anyone would ask for an increase. IT LOOKS TO ME TO BE A CASH COW ALREADY!!!!! Lowell
8/21/2012 13:30:19 Toll revenue should not be used to fund other projects. This is unethical. Let's live by principle instead of smoke and mirrors or we will never get out of this debt crisis. Steven
8/21/2012 13:22:33 why wasnt the greenway turned over to the state?? patty
8/21/2012 11:21:11 Tolls are not to fund projects other than tollroad maintenance. Plus MWAA process was incompetent and corrupt. Burt
8/20/2012 20:23:55 I use the toll road and will not use metro, but I am paying for the benefit for others to use it. They ought to triple fares and parking for metro users not drivers. James
8/20/2012 17:15:42 The tolls are going to hurt the working poor and middle class folk the most. Roberto
8/20/2012 15:17:51 It is too expensive now. This is just gouging! Terry
8/20/2012 14:36:57 We have paid our fair share for too many years; its time for the money we pay the state for transportation taxes be used for this major regional road improvement; it is NOT just for the benefit of the local populace. Laurie
8/20/2012 13:54:36 The roads belong to the people Sonia
8/20/2012 12:52:51 You are greedy. Patricia
8/20/2012 12:03:47 increased traffic on local roads to avoid, commutes, separation of Northern VA-people travel to DC for local tourism instead of west Kristin
8/20/2012 9:32 That is high enough already Eugene8/20/2012 8:17 I believe the increase will fund other projects and that's not the original reason for charging the toll. Norman
8/20/2012 1:35 The toll should be for people who utilize the airport, not local commuters. The airport should be funding this... Anuj
8/19/2012 19:16 Higher tolls, higher taxes, more congestion ... what's not to like? Robert
8/19/2012 18:51 It is not right to overcharge the non metro users to build the Metro busness. Are they going to lower the toll when they complete their project? Hugo
8/19/2012 16:54 Raising tolls will divert traffic to already congested roads like Route 7, the only major thoroughfare from Leesburg and points north to the metro area. My family and I will stop using the toll road if fees increase; that will put three more cars on Route 7. Laura
8/19/2012 15:48 Why should I have to pay to subsidize metro. That is the purpose of me taking the toll road, so I don't have to deal with metro. Maybe when I can travel between any two metro rail stations hand have all the escalors in operation, or traveling between the ends of any single metro line without having to take a shuttle, I will then gain their respect. In the meantime, I want no involvement with them. Michael
8/19/2012 14:05 Absolutely this will drive additional traffic to Rt. 7 and even Georgetown Pike! Eleanor
8/19/2012 12:27 We already pay too much for "paid Parking as it is" We should not have to pay more to sit in traffic!! The toll road should be free it has paid for it self. I also blame VA for taking the cowardly way out and turning over to the WMAA mafia! Gail
8/19/2012 12:18 I will never be able to use the metro for commuting, those that will use it should pay! All it will do is put more pressure on the already overburdened route 7. Jimmie
8/19/2012 10:17 No to toll increase. Take Virginia's road back from the DC crooks in the MWAA. In fact, our tolls already paid for this road 15 years ago. No to providing DC crooks with a never-ending stream of free revenue. Take back the Dulles Toll Road from the DC Criminal Clique--MWAA. Send them packing to the airport and downtown DC. Virginia for Virginians! Kent
8/19/2012 10:09 Because the Toll Road was built for a temporary fix to what seems to be a permanent problem! Margie
8/18/2012 21:00 This road is already expensive enough. It's time to contain costs, not increase them. Laura
8/17/2012 4:03 Can't afford it! Our only alternative is Rt. 28 - Need I say more? Jennifer
8/16/2012 14:53 No increase please Eshwar
8/16/2012 10:42 The Dulles Greenway is highway robbery in both directions....never have I paid that much to use a road on a per mile basis. Even if used all the way to Leesburg, 13 miles of flat (no overwater bridges) driving for about $ 4.80 in each direction constitutes an assault on basic rights for local commuters coming from the West (Ashburn, Leesburg, Brambeldon, Purcellville, Lovettsville, etc.) Antonio
8/15/2012 21:49 Out of control costs, taxes! Frederick
8/15/2012 17:42 Expense Annette
8/15/2012 14:04 This toll system needs a major overhaul. It is inequitable for all users. Michael
8/15/2012 10:36 Loudoun County is a top 10 county, let's keep it that way! Jeff
8/15/2012 10:28 enough already- uncle! John
8/15/2012 10:07 I will never use the metro because it doesn't work for my work commute....and I have to use the toll road daily. Also, my business in Reston will be impacted because customers will not choose to shop at my store. Raymond
8/15/2012 9:35 The tolls are high enough already. Kartik
8/15/2012 9:35 I use it often, not only is gas expensive so are the tolls. Rachel
8/15/2012 9:17 Seniors can't afford it. Joseph
8/15/2012 9:12 The Boondoggle to Dulles requires subsidies to get built, subsidies to operate and subsidies to maintain,forever, all of which are largely paid for by exactly the people who don't use it, the poor stiffs on the toll road who are just trying to get to work. Ron
8/15/2012 9:08 I commute on the toll rd to get to work as a firefighter in Fairfax County. Orignally from NY, Staten Island, I grew up paying ever increasing tolls we could leave staten island but had to pay to get back. One of the main reasons I moved away from NYC! David
8/15/2012 9:07 Please stay involved. S.M.
8/15/2012 9:07 can't afford it Elinor
8/13/2012 6:28 It will make Rt 66 even more crowded Eric
8/10/2012 15:59 The toll increases are patently unfair. The airport should be generating the most funds for the Metro extension, not those who will never use the Metro. Aubrey
7/31/2012 17:27 I'm tired of paying these ridiculous tolls! David
7/31/2012 13:58 The tolls already collected have paid for the costs of building the toll road; it should be made free instead of more expensive! Daniel

4 comments:

  1. Many of us who use toll road for commute will be totally ripped of with this system
    Lets take a least tolls on the toll road to work every day which will be $3/day. weekly $60/- and yearly $720/- after paying all taxes. if we calculate this before taxes, this value would be nearly 2500/ per single car. Per family it will be $5000/year. This is already insane with current prices.
    If the toll is doubled then people who take toll road would be paying $10,000/ year if we calculate cheapest toll. This must stopped Now! Now ! Now!.

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  2. Utterly fed up with the incompetence and arrogance of Northern Virginia elected officials who have mismanaged the transportation infrastructure for years and now think they can tax, toll, and fee their way out of this clusterf- that they created. Planning to leave the region next year - and I'll take my technology salary, my STEM education at TJ/UVA/GMU, and all good things that my future holds to another part of the country where I am more valued.

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  3. Once again, MWAA screws over the tax payers of the state. All of its Board members, especially Potter and Curto need to be removed! We need a fresh new start from folks who will support local citizens not corporate and personal interests.

    http://transportation.edgeboss.net/wmedia/transportation/20121116fc.wvx
    http://transportation.house.gov/hearings/hearingdetail.aspx?NewsID=1750

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  4. the Dulles toll road tolls are prohibitive. What happens to all the revenue you collect? it must be in the millions every day. start spending it wisely and stop taxing us just because we live in the western part of the county.

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