Tolling Points - By Bill Cramer

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bill Cramer, Communications Director, IBTTA, recently sat down with Samuel Johnson, Interim CEO of the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) in California and President of IBTTA, to discuss the dual challenge of leading an international... Read More
As tolling agencies continue responding and adapting to an unprecedented global health emergency, IBTTA is supplying the human connectivity that keeps the industry healthy and sound, in good times and bad. Many of the tools and techniques—from... Read More