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People, Partnerships and Progress is the theme that Earl J. “Buddy” Croft III, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA), brings to his term as IBTTA’s 2016 President. In a statement this week, Croft pointed to the... Read More
2015 was an incredibly busy year in the tolling industry, with process and progress toward making the nation interoperable, to the passage of a five-year transportation bill in the United States, to a constant torrent of policy and technology... Read More
The idea of using super-durable roadway surfaces to generate electricity has literally hit the Fast Lane, with coverage this week in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s blog. Solar “(FREAKIN’)” Roadways, the brainchild of Julie and Scott Brusaw... Read More
With the United States deadline for national toll interoperability coming up in 2016, the topic is already starting to generate media attention, with IBTTA making the case for a smooth, gradual transition. The topic got some attention last month in... Read More
A growing trend toward time-of-day pricing for city parking is raising some familiar arguments for the tolling community, and demonstrating what motorists stand to gain if transportation providers of all kinds can get their pricing right. The... Read More
Permission for states to consider tolling existing Interstate highways for purposes of their reconstruction and rehabilitation is one of the breakthrough provisions in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, a five-year, $305-billion... Read More
Guest blog by Mitchell Beer PARIS - With delegates from 150 countries attending the United Nations climate change summit November 30 - December 11, there might never be a better moment to position tolling as part of the solution to one of world’s... Read More
IBTTA Seeks Presentation Ideas for Transportation Policy & Finance Summit and Maintenance and Roadway Operations Workshop As IBTTA gears up for a busy 2016, incoming IBTTA President Buddy Croft and Executive Director of the Rhode Island Bridge... Read More
As toll road users get ready to hit the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend, we bring you the story of five-year-old Sebastian Vartanian of Newport Coast, California, who came up with his own unique way of giving thanks. When his birthday... Read More
From roadways to boardrooms, demographic change is sweeping the tolling industry, as members of Generations X and Y push their way into the work force and become ever more prominent as toll customers. While each generation has its own experiences,... Read More