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It was a summertime story that was eclipsed (especially this week) by bigger breaking news, and largely fell off the radar as people rotated in and out of vacation mode. But in mid-July, Florida announced an important boost for any of those... Read More
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With 2017 President Emanuela Stocchi focusing her year at IBTTA’s helm on International Mobility Connections, the association’s International Summit of Rome October 15-17 is shaping up as a unique opportunity to take the pulse of a booming global... Read More
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Congestion Pricing Trial Shows That Seeing is Believing One of the stories you hear a lot from IBTTA members is that familiarity breeds public support: that the more drivers get to experience the benefits of safer, more reliable roads, the more... Read More
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Guest Blog by Ken Philmus, SVP Transportation, Conduent For city managers, mayors and other elected officials, it is obvious that automotive congestion reduction is an important goal. But too often not asked: Why and to what end? Reducing vehicular... Read More
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What do you do when you expect a rare astronomical phenomenon to bring an estimated 1.9 to 7.4 million drivers and passengers into a narrow band of the country over a period of just a few hours, turning a regular weekday into a tangle of highway... Read More
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$345 million per week in economic activity. 43,000 jobs at risk. Just before the summer break, in the dying days of Illinois’ budget debate, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) did the whole transportation community a... Read More
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The next time you set out on a summer vacation trip, there’s a new item you’ll want to add to your travel checklist. You should still check your tire pressure and fluid levels, pack your emergency blankets, flashlights, and first aid kit, and... Read More
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One of the United Kingdom’s leading policy think tanks is pointing to tolling as a simple, positive way for transportation agencies to prepare for the growing impact of electric cars on gas tax revenue. The plummeting cost of lithium-ion batteries... Read More
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From Silicon Valley to Ohio, voters are getting to have their say on toll rates. And a clear verdict is coming through: When it comes to clearing traffic gridlock and boosting mobility, a modest increase in bridge tolls pays for itself. In... Read More
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The dates will be here before you know it. It’s the biggest event of the year for the tolling and transportation industry! If you haven’t registered yet for IBTTA’s 85th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, September 10-12, 2017 in Atlanta, there’s no... Read More

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