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Tolling Points - By Bill Cramer

Bill Cramer
With the clock running before federal surface transportation funding expires September 30, 2020, and national elections taking place just over a month later, the last week has seen an uptick in interest in reauthorization legislation from both... Read More
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It’s an exceptional package of innovation, adaptability, and commitment to stewardship, all brought together on a single online platform: When you register for IBTTA’s Maintenance, Engineering and Roadway Operations Workshop July 12-14, you’ll get... Read More
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With less than three weeks to go before sessions get under way, the excitement is building for a revamped, reconfigured Maintenance, Engineering and Roadway Operations Workshop July 12-14 that responds to two key pieces of the pandemic experience:... Read More
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The most fundamental purpose for any business or professional trade association is to bring people together and keep the community engaged and strong. When the coronavirus lockdown began, it immediately became clear to IBTTA that it must pivot from... Read More
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The federal transportation reauthorization process took another step forward last week when the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee released a five-year, $494-billion plan to fund highways, transit, safety and research... Read More
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As cities, counties, states, and countries around the world begin reopening after a brutal two-and-a-half-month lockdown period, many of them are looking to history for examples of the massive capital investment that will be needed to reboot stalled... Read More
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The grit, determination, and capacity for innovation in the global tolling industry took center stage last Thursday, as IBTTA hosted a well-attended news briefing for more than 50 international, national, state, and local reporters interested in the... Read More
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In a long, wide-ranging post for Forbes, San Francisco-based transportation strategist Timothy Papandreou of Emerging Transport Advisors puts forward the provocative argument that the COVID-19 pandemic has opened up an opportunity to rethink and... Read More
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As policy analysts and decision-makers turn their attention to the mammoth task of “building back better” from the COVID-19 pandemic and getting America back to work, they keep pointing back to tolling and other forms of user financing as an... Read More
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With the Coronavirus shutdown jeopardizing highway maintenance and reconstruction projects from Columbus, Ohio to Bend, Oregon, a news report this week in USA Today drives home the message that all surface transportation funding is local—and tolls... Read More

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