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Bill Cramer
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
Bill Cramer
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
Bill Cramer
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
Bill Cramer
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
Bill Cramer
You could travel from the earth to the sun and back, with a few million miles to spare. You could cover the entire length of the Great Wall of China—a mere 7,593 times, at 13,171 miles per trip. Or you could add up all the vehicle miles travelled on... Read More
Mitchell Beer
On May 13, IBTTA co-hosted a webinar on local transportation funding solutions in partnership with the National League of Cities (NLC). In this interview with Tolling Points, IBTTA Executive Director and CEO Patrick D. Jones looks back on the high... Read More
Bill Cramer
Over the Memorial Day weekend, you’ll want to remember this tale of two highways as you search for a safe, reliable route to your holiday destination. At IBTTA’s legislative summit two months ago, a panelist talked about traffic delays along... Read More

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