Tolling Points - By Bill Cramer

Early reports on New York City’s landmark decision to introduce congestion pricing are pointing to a passing of the torch and a teachable moment, with one news story citing experience in other international cities that the Big Apple can learn from,... Read More
In a recent post for Forbes magazine, the Orlando Economic Partnership explains how the city that just hosted IBTTA’s Annual Technology Forum has placed itself at the center of the push to develop autonomous vehicles (AVs). The post traces a multi-... Read More
Amy Potter, Chief Financial Officer of the Transportation Corridor Agencies, and Bernie Arseneau, Vice President, Highways and Roads at HDR, are co-Chief Meeting Organizers of IBTTA’s Summit on Finance & Policy, May 19-21, 2019 in Philadelphia.... Read More
Cherian George, Managing Director, Americas, with Fitch Ratings in New York, argues that now is the time for major U.S. infrastructure investment in a mid-March opinion piece for Forbes. He gives three reasons to take action before the window of... Read More
  A practical, pragmatic approach to highway finance awaits when you attend IBTTA’s Summit on Finance  and Policy, May 19-21, 2019 in Philadelphia. “Infrastructure finance is an area where it’s easy to step very quickly into the weeds,” says IBTTA... Read More
American motorists set another record in 2018, driving 12.2 billion more miles than they did in the previous year, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) reported last week. Think Uber, Lyft, Amazon deliveries and a whole lot more. U.S.... Read More
A U.S. federal judge set an important precedent last week, with a decision that referred a legal challenge on Rhode Island’s truck tolling plan to the state court system. “IBTTA supports the state of Rhode Island's plan to use truck tolls as one of... Read More
With Chicago one run-off vote away from electing its next mayor, a task force led by former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is out with what amounts to an “all of the above” strategy for improving mobility and combatting congestion in the... Read More
With momentum building for a return to highway tolling in Connecticut, local news reports are beginning to focus on the “agglomeration” of support behind the initiative introduced by Governor Ned Lamont. It’s hardly a surprise that the state’s... Read More
It’s one thing for county transportation officials to look to tolling as a way to fund needed infrastructure to relieve epic highway congestion. It’s something else again when user financing becomes a key tool in the toolbox to counter sea level... Read More