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June 2015

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The fire chief in Barneys River, Nova Scotia has the best reason of all to support tolls along his local highway. He’s sick of putting up roadside crosses to mark the spots where drivers have died in highway collisions. “Bad memories start coming... Read More
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If you were running a business that needed the next three years of income to meet its current financial obligations, you would want to pull in some new revenue in a hurry. But that’s the state of affairs that Sarah Puro, principal analyst with the... Read More
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After the E-470 Public Highway Authority in Aurora, Colorado saw its energy costs jump 33% between 2002 and 2006, it began searching for a more affordable, reliable way to power its operations. The result was a network of solar-electric (... Read More
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At IBTTA’s Transportation Finance and Road Usage Charging Conference in April, Sarah Swensson King with Transportation Corridors Agencies took top honors in the association’s first-ever Transportation Idol contest. In this interview with Tolling... Read More
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How can anyone claim that gas taxes fund America’s highways when taxpayers pay $600 per household to keep the system running each year? That’s the provocative question that emerges from Who Pays for Roads, a report released last month by the U.S.... Read More
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Sometimes, the process of building influence begins with collecting business cards. That was just one of the gains that IBTTA Past President Rob Horr, Executive Director of the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority, took away from the association’s... Read More