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In the second of a two-part series, IBTTA Executive Director and CEO Pat Jones shares some of his most important takeaways from the association’s 2016 Transportation Policy and Finance Summit, March 13-15, 2016 in Washington, DC. While the... Read More
Over the last week, a couple of major cities in the United States have been having a frank conversation about the sorry state of public transit funding. The connections back to tolling range from the obvious, to the historical, to the metaphorical.... Read More
In the first of a two-part series, IBTTA Executive Director and CEO Pat Jones shares some of his most important takeaways from the association’s 2016 Transportation Policy and Finance Summit, March 13-15, 2016 in Washington, DC. While the summit was... Read More
It’s a natural part of the product development life cycle. At some point, just as the buzz around an exciting, highly visible new innovation hits a crescendo, people begin to spot complications along the road to success. They’re complications, not... Read More
Effective use of data and analytics has become a cornerstone of 21st-century tolling operations, from the real-time statistics that guide dynamic pricing to predictive analytics that help agencies segment and understand their markets. Now, with 2016... Read More
When the New York Review of Books begins to weigh in on the infrastructure funding crisis, in an article titled A Country Breaking Down, you know the message coming from tolling and other highway advocates is finally breaking through and reaching a... Read More
3.148 trillion miles. It’s like driving the distance from Earth to Pluto and back. 337 times. And it’s the total distance United States drivers logged on the nation’s roadways in 2015, according to the Federal Highway Administration’s Traffic Volume... Read More
A report released this month by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) points to highway pricing as one of the surest ways to boost economic output in the United States, by reducing congestion on the country’s highest-value roads and... Read More
2016 is beginning to shape up as the year of hassle-free mobility on toll roads across America. Since 2010, tolling agencies have been working hard with IBTTA to make all the country’s electronic toll collection systems interoperable by this October... Read More
The smallest state in the U.S. delivered a big win for highway finance last week when Governor Gina Raimondo signed Rhode Works, an initiative to toll large commercial trucks crossing 14 bridges in Rhode Island. IBTTA is happy to have played a small... Read More

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