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Tolling Points - By Bill Cramer

Bill Cramer
It’s automatically good news in Washington, DC when 48 Members of Congress come together in a bipartisan forum called the Problem Solvers Caucus. And it was great news last week when that caucus turned its attention to infrastructure. “The report,... Read More
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The Republican Member of Congress who served as Transportation Secretary in a Democratic President’s cabinet is starting the year with a call for bipartisan action to clear America’s crippling infrastructure deficit. “Messy commutes, dilapidated... Read More
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IBTTA Executive Director and CEO Patrick Jones closed out 2017 with a mid-December appearance on All Things Considered, a nationally-syndicated public affairs program on National Public Radio. What began as a conversation about a $40 peak toll along... Read More
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Tim Stewart is the Executive Director and CEO of the E-470 Public Highway Authority, and is beginning his year as IBTTA President after being elected by the IBTTA membership in September 2017. This blog post contains excerpts from Stewart’s recent... Read More
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Today is where it starts.   IBTTA is surging into the new year, driven by the outstanding momentum the global tolling industry built in 2017. At the international, national, state and local levels and across the spectrum from policy to finance to... Read More
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The Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Automobile Association recognized yet another example of a successful all-electronic tolling project, with a report late last month on Maryland’s Intercounty Connector (ICC). Critics might once have written it... Read More
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Two of America’s biggest grocery retailers, under pressure from upstart competitors like Amazon, are raising the stakes and shifting the cost calculations on commercial truckers’ access to safe, reliable mobility. Kroger and Wal-Mart have begun... Read More
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A simple, 2½-minute video for the I-405 Express Toll Lanes from Bellevue to Lynnwood, Washington State explains the differences between regular toll roads and managed lanes, and gives customers a primer on when and why they would voluntarily pay a... Read More
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Nearly 50 years after Elisabeth Kübler-Ross laid out the five stages of grief in her landmark book, On Death and Dying, a white paper by IBTTA honorary member Ed Regan, Senior Vice President at CDM Smith, looks at the terminal decline of the gas tax... Read More

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