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For the concessionaires that operate more than 50,000 kilometres of tolled highways across Europe, user financing is all about safety and service, IBTTA First Vice President Emanuela Stocchi told the Transportation Research Board’s International... Read More
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The concept of mileage-based usage fees (MBUF) is beginning to make its way from the western United States to the east, with four states applying for federal funds to test the idea through the I-95 Corridor Coalition. If it’s funded, the project... Read More
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An IBTTA member and award winner is beta testing a cell phone-transponder app that will make it easier for out-of-state visitors and other occasional users to take advantage of all-electronic tolling (AET) services in Central Florida. The... Read More
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You know a toll is doing its job when the local newspaper writes lyrically about the “debt of gratitude” the community owes the “roadway sugar-mommies and ‑daddies” who pay it. That’s what happened earlier this month when the Fort Myers Florida... Read More
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Another 8,000 commercial truckers will have access to single-source payment and streamlined toll management services with the announcement that Chattanooga, Tennessee-based U.S. Xpress Inc. has signed on with BestpassTM Inc. IBTTA member Bestpass is... Read More
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New England is one of the hubs of the global tolling industry, with a diversity of experience and spirit of experimentation that make Boston exactly the right place for IBTTA to hold its 2016 Summit on All-Electronic Tolling, Managed Lanes, and... Read More
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Conspiracy theorists take note: For conclusive proof that the pockmarked terrain of the historic 1969 moon landing was faked, look no farther than the average underfunded highway. That’s the only off-the-wall takeaway from an otherwise incisive... Read More
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It’s a problem that every tolling agency has in common, one that cuts into revenue and creates two separate classes of users—the vast majority who pay for the roads they use, and the small minority of scofflaws who don’t pay their way. Of all the... Read More
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Tom Delaney, Vice President and Senior Division Manager at Atkins North America, and Mary Jane O’Meara, Associate Vice President and Office Leader at HNTB Corporation, are co-Chief Meeting Organizers for IBTTA’s 2016 Summit on All-Electronic Tolling... Read More
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Vice President Joe Biden publicly endorsed Rhode Island’s truck-only tolling plan, Rhode Works, during a visit to the state late last month. “Gov, you took a lot of heat,” the vice president told Governor Gina Raimondo, during a talk at a Rhode... Read More

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