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Around the world, transportation agencies are focused on advancing old infrastructure to accommodate new uses, such as autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, and charging stations. IBTTA recently reported on the $2.6 trillion infrastructure funding... Read More
SolarWinds, Microsoft and FireEye are large organizations with extremely well-developed cybersecurity programs in place, yet a group of Russian attackers executed a successful cyberattack that impacted each of them. Another group of attackers,... Read More
Congestion charging is an increasingly popular topic in cities wrestling with traffic congestion. Congestion pricing means charging fees for road use in order to reduce demand. Some cities have defined a cordon around the city center, which when... Read More
On April 14, 2021, the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee held a substantive and engaging hearing to begin a discussion about revenue alternatives for the long-term solvency of the Highway Trust Fund.  Five individuals were... Read More
In the early days of COVID-19, the main storyline was that everyone was locked down in the face of a global health emergency, and we were all in this together. A year into the pandemic, a finer-grained picture is coming into view. Yes, we’re (still... Read More
Nearly a week after U.S. President Joe Biden traveled to Pittsburgh, PA to unveil his American Jobs Plan, one conclusion is crystal clear—love it or hate it, this is an infrastructure program like none other in a generation or more. One of its... Read More
In 2019, New York State prioritized going “cashless” for the New York State Thruway and other major highway systems in the state in an effort to reduce pollution and congestion and mandated that the AET conversion must be done by the end of 2020.... Read More
  Goverment Affairs Update   Leadership from the US House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee and Highways and Transit Subcommittee issued guidance on March 22, 2021 on how projects can be considered as Member Designated... Read More
Traffic counts in the United States fell 13.2 percent last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic brought total vehicle miles travelled (VMT) down to a 20-year low and ended a six-year streak of rising annual volumes. The year-end estimate released in... Read More
With the United States facing a massive $2.6 trillion infrastructure funding gap, tolling and other forms of road usage charging will have to be at the center of the country’s plan to Build Back Better, IBTTA said earlier this month, in its response... Read More

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