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Tolling Points

Last week was another eventful moment for infrastructure on Capitol Hill. But only partly because of activity that originated inside the Washington Beltway. Five Cabinet secretaries, including Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, went before the... Read More
Get set for two provocative, out-of-the-box keynote speakers when you attend IBTTA’s AET, Managed Lanes & Technology Summit, April 22-24, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina.                   “Our members don’t attend our summits or conferences... Read More
An integrated, long-term fix for the ailing Highway Trust Fund (HTF) was the focus of a hearing last week before the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. While the five witnesses all brought different prescriptions for stabilizing the funding... Read More
The White House will consider “all revenue sources” to fund an ambitious national infrastructure plan and remains committed to seeking bipartisan funding solutions while relying heavily on state and local decision-making, U.S. Transportation... Read More
Susan Buse of SBuse Consulting, Jeff Weiss of Gannett Fleming Inc., and Joe Averkamp of Parsons Corporation are the track chairs for IBTTA’s Managed Lanes, AET & Technology Summit, April 22-24, 2018 in Charlotte, NC. In this interview with... Read More
Matthew Click, Vice President and National Director of Priced Managed Lanes at HNTB Corporation, and Beau Memory, Executive Director of the North Carolina Turnpike Authority, are Co-Chief Meeting Organizers for IBTTA’s Managed Lanes, AET &... Read More
It didn’t take long for the storyline surrounding Virginia’s Inside the Beltway express lanes along Interstate 66 to turn from positive to laudatory. With the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) releasing a glowing operational report for... Read More
The transportation analytics experts at Inrix have added one more data point to the overwhelming case for a national infrastructure program in the United States, with an annual scorecard that ranks the U.S. as the most congested developed country in... Read More
A funny thing happened last week when the national dialogue on the White House infrastructure plan began pointing toward a long-overdue increase in the federal gas tax. Suddenly, support for tolling began popping out of the woodwork, with one... Read More
Within 72 hours of the release of the White House’s new national infrastructure plan, IBTTA President Tim Stewart was out with an op ed in The Hill, pointing to the “bright, new light” it shines on tolling as an option for local revenue generation... Read More