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The new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) may not have a lot of new public-private partnership (P3) programs, but there are some aspects which should be helpful to organizations that are committed to P3 approaches or anxious to maximize... Read More
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced a landmark amount of funding for the nation’s bridges today. The Bridge Replacement, Rehabilitation, Preservation, Protection, and Construction Program (Bridge Formula Program for short)... Read More
In a recent letter to state governors, White House infrastructure coordinator Mitch Landrieu urged governors to appoint high-level representatives within their states to drive the implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).... Read More
The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of those rare terms that means exactly what it says: it’s a network comprised of different objects—computers, watches and phones, yes, but also everything else, from toothbrushes, medical devices and glasses to... Read More
One of the key issues transportation organizations are facing when it comes to implementing road-user charging (RUC) systems is what to do with all that data—how to collect it, how to process it, and, most importantly, how to keep it all safe.  On... Read More
When I think about the future of tolling, I think about my family, my kids specifically. That’s all any of us need to do really. I have four adult kids who love to get together at mom and dad’s house whenever possible. It’s funny how they can’t wait... Read More
Every country’s transportation system is as distinct as the country itself, but not when it comes to safety. In the pursuit of Vision Zero—an international term referring to the goal of bringing traffic fatalities down to zero—each country’s... Read More
In the recent weeks and days, there has been lots of action and spin from both houses of Congress and the White House on President Biden’s Build Back Better proposals. It seems that an accounting of topline spending, what’s in and what’s out, how... Read More
When a driver manages to go through a toll facility without a valid payment method for the toll, the toll operator snaps into action (typically by snapping a license plate photo) and begins the process of collecting the correct amount owed by a... Read More
Today, it’s nearly impossible to do anything without leaving behind a digital footprint. Even tasks or actions that have always been thought of as comparatively analog now involve the creation of some piece of digital data.   Driving a car used to... Read More