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If you take a close look at the political scene in Washington, DC, you might be surprised at how little is likely to change for surface transportation when President-elect Donald Trump and his new Cabinet assume office in January. That may be the... Read More
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Toll concessionaires in Greece are making a long-term investment in highway safety, using interactive theater to reach out to the 14- to 18-year-olds who represent the next generation of tollway drivers. At IBTTA’s 84th Annual Meeting and Exhibition... Read More
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The U.S. election is over and President-elect Trump has said he plans for a one trillion-dollar investment over 10 years in U.S. infrastructure. Time will tell what his plan calls for and if Congress is ready to spend or appropriate funds. In Canada... Read More
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By Mitchell Beer, Smarter Shift, consultant to IBTTA and an attendee for Smarter Shift to both the Paris and Marrakech Summits While everyone holds their breath today (from all sides of the political spectrum) for the results of the U.S. federal... Read More
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Identify, protect, detect, respond, recover. That’s the threat response sequence in a new guidance document on cybersecurity best practices for modern vehicles, issued late last month by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA... Read More
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Is anyone out there thinking about how to toll the air space over America’s highways? That question may be a lot more timely than you think, after Uber released a white paper last week that envisions a fleet of small, on-demand, electric commuter... Read More
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21 hours per person per year. That’s what makes New York City’s decision to adopt Open Road Tolling (ORT) for its busy bridge and tunnel crossings a very big deal. The decision was announced earlier this month, and will take effect in early January... Read More
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When the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority in Austin, Texas opened the first segment of the MoPac Express Lane last weekend, it was a moment of victory for a project that has become a case study in building positive community relations... Read More
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If you’ve been wondering why America’s roads seem a bit more crowded this year, and the driving population seems a bit older, the U.S. Federal Highway Administration has the answer. In a preliminary data release yesterday, FHWA reported that a... Read More
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A decisive 72% of Americans would willingly pay tolls if there were no other way to fund critical or needed transportation projects, according to a survey commissioned by HNTB Corporation and reported last month by ITS International. The research “... Read More

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