Coastal residents voice opposition to ferry tolls at meeting

Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 09:24 AM.

Last year, pushback from coastal residents and lawmakers prompted a controversial executive order from former governor Beverly Perdue that froze ferry fees for one year. Lawmakers later passed a law directing the N.C. DOT to disregard the executive order. During its January 2013 meeting, the DOT’s board adopted a resolution authorizing the transportation secretary to adopt rules establishing ferry tolls. 

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