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Bill Cramer
Tim Stewart is the Executive Director and CEO of the E-470 Public Highway Authority, and is beginning his year as IBTTA President after being elected by the IBTTA membership in September 2017. This blog post contains excerpts from Stewart’s recent... Read More
Bill Cramer
Today is where it starts.   IBTTA is surging into the new year, driven by the outstanding momentum the global tolling industry built in 2017. At the international, national, state and local levels and across the spectrum from policy to finance to... Read More
IBTTA
The tolling and transportation industries lost a beloved, gentle giant with the passing this week of Neil Schuster, IBTTA’s executive director from 1985 to 2001, from a rare genetic heart condition. He was 65. “Neil was a gentleman,” recalls IBTTA... Read More
IBTTA
A good friend of IBTTA is out with a smart, thoughtful analysis of the “very important economic experiment” the Virginia Department of Transportation undertook when it introduced rush hour tolls on Interstate 66, inside the Washington, DC Beltway.... Read More
IBTTA
The important place of public-private partnerships (P3s) as a tool in the highway funding toolbox was the focus of Emanuela Stocchi’s last public presentation as IBTTA President, to a session earlier today on capacity-building for highway... Read More
IBTTA
With transportation advocates looking to 2018 as the year when infrastructure policy and investment may come to the forefront, the White House has been floating a plan that calls for federal “sweeteners” for state and local governments that raise... Read More
Bill Cramer
The Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Automobile Association recognized yet another example of a successful all-electronic tolling project, with a report late last month on Maryland’s Intercounty Connector (ICC). Critics might once have written it... Read More
Bill Cramer
Two of America’s biggest grocery retailers, under pressure from upstart competitors like Amazon, are raising the stakes and shifting the cost calculations on commercial truckers’ access to safe, reliable mobility. Kroger and Wal-Mart have begun... Read More
Bill Cramer
A simple, 2½-minute video for the I-405 Express Toll Lanes from Bellevue to Lynnwood, Washington State explains the differences between regular toll roads and managed lanes, and gives customers a primer on when and why they would voluntarily pay a... Read More

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