Tolling Points - By Mitchell Beer

Climate change despair scored a big, temporary win in early August, with the near-simultaneous release of two major reports on humanity’s failure to date to get climate change under control. But while the initial stories traced the missed... Read More
Guest blog by Mitchell Beer, Smarter Shift To all the other accolades tolling agencies can lay claim to when they deliver safe, reliable mobility, it’s time to add a new one: Public health protector. That’s the upshot of a research paper presented... Read More
By Mitchell Beer, Smarter Shift, consultant to IBTTA and an attendee for Smarter Shift to both the Paris and Marrakech Summits While everyone holds their breath today (from all sides of the political spectrum) for the results of the U.S. federal... Read More
On May 13, IBTTA co-hosted a webinar on local transportation funding solutions in partnership with the National League of Cities (NLC). In this interview with Tolling Points, IBTTA Executive Director and CEO Patrick D. Jones looks back on the high... Read More
In this year’s State of the Union address, U.S. President Barack Obama struck a tone that should ring true for anyone responsible for maintaining America’s highways, and almost anyone who drives them. “Let’s make this a year of action,” the... Read More
IBTTA’s Summit on Legislation, Policy & Infrastructure Finance takes place at a moment of transition for highway infrastructure funding in the United States. In this interview with our blogger Mitchell Beer, IBTTA Executive Director and CEO... Read More
When U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was sworn in earlier this month, he expressed a bedrock principle that we hope will be embedded in the 2014 transportation reauthorization bill.   “Transportation is the best example of what one... Read More
Written by Mitchell Beer for IBTTA It’s been a banner year in the drive for North America-wide interoperability of electronic tolling systems. But agencies still have a long way to go to meet the four-year interoperability deadline in MAP-21, the... Read More