Tolling Points - By Bill Cramer

Data security and privacy are emerging as a key concern as more and more municipalities embrace smart city development, according to a report issued last month by the New York City-based EastWest Institute (EWI). It’s an area where tolling agencies... Read More
The transportation community in Minnesota is giving an early thumbs-up to Governor Tim Walz’ plan to allocate new funding to roads, bridges, and transit over the next two years. The increases are part of a $49.5 Billion budget for 2020-21 that Walz... Read More
IBTTA member Milligan Partners is drawing on blockchain technology to launch Tolling.Network, a “distributed ledger” designed to facilitate toll interoperability among individual agencies, across the United States, and across borders. The new... Read More
A new tone was set in Connecticut last week, when newly-installed Governor Ned Lamont made highway tolling a centerpiece of his state’s economic recovery plan. The week’s storyline was summed up in the headline the Hartford Courant wrote for a... Read More
“Running smoothly.” They’re the two words that every road builder and traffic planner looks forward to hearing at the end of a project. And they were the main takeaway from local traffic reporter Chris Sullivan of Seattle’s KIRO Radio, after the... Read More
A late January opinion piece in the Roanoke Times in western Virginia captures the kind of integrated, systematic thinking that could deliver a durable solution to the United States’ infrastructure investment crisis. The post by retired public... Read More
The province of British Columbia got a harsh snapshot of the economic value of mobility late last year, when a delayed decision on a tolled bridge prompted a western Canadian pharmacy chain to consider moving its corporate headquarters out of the... Read More
A new study is pointing to road usage charging as the preferred method to ensure that electric vehicle owners pay their share of the cost for the roads they use. “As we think about this longer-term transition toward a much higher volume of electric... Read More
Laura Kelley, Executive Director of the Central Florida Expressway Authority, and Fran O’Connor, Vice President of SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business, are co-Chief Meeting Organizers of IBTTA’s Annual Technology Summit, March 31-April 2, 2019 in Orlando... Read More
A civic organization comprised of CEOs in the Capital Region of Washington, DC, Baltimore and Richmond is impressed enough with the performance of the area’s congestion pricing system that it’s advising Boston on how to get the greatest mobility out... Read More