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Tolling Points

Bill Cramer
At IBTTA’s Annual Meeting in Baltimore earlier this fall, it should have come as no surprise when honorary member Ed Regan, senior vice president at CDM Smith, went to the mic to ask the 64-million-hour question. The 64 million hours refer,... Read More
Bill Cramer
The next time you’re looking for a cultural icon that crosses partisan lines, look no farther than the message the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) came up with last month to mark the 25th anniversary of the last increase in the U.S... Read More
Bill Cramer
There’s a nugget of hopeful news buried in the flurry of reporting around Amazon’s siting decision for its massive new headquarters (HQ2). Apart from the jobs and economic spin-offs the e-commerce giant is expected to bring to Crystal City/... Read More
Bill Cramer
Essential programs and services, more robust data and analysis, a continuing commitment to knowledge transfer and an ambitious vision of tolling as a part of the wider transportation community are the four pillars of the newly adopted three-year... Read More
Bill Cramer
Well, that didn’t take long. The day after California voters resoundingly rejected a ballot measure to repeal a state gas tax increase enacted last year, the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) announced it would push ahead with a $... Read More
Pete Garino
Guest blog by Pete Garino The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author. While truck tolls were not on the ballot this election day, they were a key issue in two New England governors’ races. In both states, a tolling advocate... Read More
Bill Cramer
Some of the untold stories of the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan got a candid, public airing last month when D.J. Gribbin, the former White House Special Assistant to the President for Infrastructure Policy, participated in a panel... Read More
Bill Cramer
With mid-term elections in the United States only days away, campaign coverage in many states is pointing to the highway maintenance backlog and the need for durable funding solutions as a key issue for candidates and voters. In Michigan, where... Read More
Bill Cramer
One of America’s leading transportation infrastructure publications reported on a session at IBTTA’s 86th Annual Meeting earlier this month as the cornerstone for a story on the future of surface transportation funding—and a curtain-raiser for the... Read More
Bill Cramer
From Fort McMurray, Canada to the highways of Greece, the central importance of safety was a big conversation point at IBTTA’s 86th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Baltimore last week. Keynote speaker Darby Allen, now-retired chief of the local... Read More

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