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IBTTA was pleased to see this statement July 15 by Patrick Natale, P.E., Executive Director of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), on the passage of H.R. 5021 in the U.S. House of Representatives. “Today, the U.S. House of... Read More
The tolling industry’s work on severe weather adaptation and resilience received a boost last week when the Eno Center for Transportation published IBTTA’s review of its January, 2013 forum on Superstorm Sandy. The article by Executive Director and... Read More
Howard “Butch” Eley, President of Infrastructure Corporation of America in Nashville, Tennessee, and Heather Reavey, Vice President at HNTB Corporation in Austin, Texas, are Chief Meeting Organizers of IBTTA’s 82nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition,... Read More
When IBTTA announced the winners of this year’s Toll Excellence Awards, the list of achievements read like a sneak preview of the scale, effectiveness, and community connections that every tolling agency is striving to attain in the not-too-distant... Read More
With rapid population and economic growth, the State of Texas has some major challenges on its highways, including big congestion, big capital budgets, and big expectations from businesses and commuters in search of safe, reliable mobility for... Read More
In January 2009, IBTTA Executive Director and CEO Patrick D. Jones shared some reflections on highway funding at the annual meeting of the U.S. Transportation Research Board. His thinking is just as pertinent and relevant five years later, as... Read More
While agreement on a sustainable solution to the impending insolvency of The Highway Trust Fund has so far eluded Congress, local governments across the country are seeking alternative methods for funding transportation infrastructure. One of the... Read More
Smartphone apps that provide information about routes, traffic and travel mode choices are changing transportation by faciliting more efficient mobility. In a recent interview, CEO and co-founder of RideScout Joseph Kopser talked about how this... Read More
Talk of road usage charging is popping up everywhere these days as community leaders throughout the country consider transportation infrastructure funding alternatives to the gas tax. But just how does this funding mechanism work? What are the... Read More
By Patrick D. Jones, Executive Director and CEO of IBTTA Philip Miller, P.E., Associate Vice President, Tolls Advisory Services at AECOM, and Francis O’Connor, National Director, Highway Toll Programs at Atkins N.A., are the Chief Meeting Organizers... Read More