Tolling Points - By Bill Cramer

Voters in the San Francisco Bay Area have set their community on a path to reduce traffic gridlock and deliver safer, more reliable mobility with a solid, 54% to 45% vote in favor of higher tolls on local bridges. While the ballot measure last week... Read More
The analysts and number crunchers at McKinsey & Company have come up with a big opportunity for anyone who owns, operates, or maintains a physical asset: the rise of analytics, not just to deliver projects, but to conduct capital planning across... Read More
From tolling of existing interstate capacity to the rise of road usage charging, the funding crunch facing U.S. infrastructure is bringing new attention and creativity to a full toolbox of options to pay for highway maintenance, expansion, and... Read More
With the summer season getting under way and travel picking up, tolling agencies are turning their attention to the day-in, day-out task of collecting tolls from the worst scofflaws on their systems. In Maryland and Pennsylvania, collection... Read More
When IBTTA’s annual Maintenance and Roadway Operations Workshop convenes in Harrisburg, PA, June 24-26, participants will focus in on one of the best areas for relentless, non-stop innovation anywhere in the tolling industry. The participants who... Read More
Amid all the other necessary discussions and progress triggered by Infrastructure Week last week, one of the most transformative moments occurred when three leading advocacy groups in Washington, DC made the case for lifting the ban on tolling... Read More
Guest blog by Ken Philmus, Senior Director, Global Business Development, Conduent Transportation Investing in all-electronic tolling (AET) keeps drivers moving, improves highway safety and takes strain off highway networks through reduced overall... Read More
Happy Infrastructure Week! With Infrastructure Week in full swing, tomorrow, Tuesday, May 15, IBTTA and AASHTO are hosting an all-star lineup for a webinar on The State of Highway Investment: Plans, Promises and Predictions. It runs from 11:00 AM... Read More
It’ll be a while before the roads are approved and built, but the Chicago area is gearing up for an increase in its tolled infrastructure. With traditional revenue sources like the gas tax declining, and Illinois’ transportation infrastructure... Read More
The Georgia Department of Transportation is about to conclude the biggest highway project in its history, a 30-mile stretch of reversible express lanes along highways I-575 in Cherokee County and I-75 in Cobb County. The Northwest Corridor Express... Read More