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- v. Present participle of toll.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The use of toll-bait to attract fish; the practice or method of drawing fish, as a school of mackerel, by means of gurry, chum, or stosh thrown overboard. The tolling is done by one of a crew while the others fish.
- n. plural Toll-bait.
- n. A method of decoying or luring ducks. See the quotation.
- n. The act of sounding a bell. See toll.
- n. The sound produced by a bell under single measured strokes of the clapper.
- n. A peculiar bell-like sound said to be made by bees before they swarm.
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The $400M in tolling is the money needed by the state to get to the $2. 82B to which they are committed.
The "extra" contingency from the tolling is already primarily city resident paid.
The folks tossing out numbers about how the proposed Tunnel will only have capacity for 40-60% of the existing traffic on the Viaduct, and how demand will be even less if tolling is implemented, aren't just making things up out of thin air.
They added 400 million in tolling to fund the contingency.
And the extra 400 million in tolling would not have to happen at all.
The tolling is to close the funding gap - I doubt it is for O&M.
The 350 million dollar estimate for the actual tunneling portion has a 415 million dollar contingency fund, and there is another 400 million in tolling just in case that tunneling portion goes 300% over estimate.
The willingness to accept tolling is unexamined and mystifying.
Instead, the filing said HSBC and the investors have entered what is known as a tolling agreement, which stops the statute-of-limitation clock for the plaintiffs.
When the new tank is placed on service this summer, Elba storage capacity will rise to 11.5 Bcf. Elba has long term tolling contracts with the subsidiaries of Shell and BG with an average remaining contract life of 23 years.