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Tolling Points

Bill Cramer
For any business known to humanity, it’s hard to imagine a better way to surprise and delight customers than by delivering better, more convenient service at lower cost. But at its best, that’s precisely the expectation that a new generation of... Read More
Bill Cramer
A provocative and transparent conversation about toll financing is breaking out on the Strong Towns website, where Content Manager Daniel Herriges is asking readers to think out why they would be for or against tolling on a particular stretch of... Read More
Bill Cramer
As Portland, Oregon begins grappling with how to design a tolling system to deal with its epic traffic congestion problem, a local newspaper is weighing in with a nuanced view of the trade-offs involved. While the introduction of tolls on the city’... Read More
Bill Cramer
The local online newspaper in Staten Island, New York was out over the summer with some spirited words of welcome for cashless tolling. As electronic tolling advances as a standard for state-of-the-art tolling operations, IBTTA members know there... Read More
David Cuneo
Guest blog post by David Cuneo, Associate Director at Steer. Transportation and mobility are evolving. We have seen the growing popularity of car-sharing, transportation network companies (TNCs), express lanes, telecommuting, web conferencing and... Read More
Bill Cramer
The “light year advancement” Maryland transportation agencies have achieved through the state’s OneMDOT initiative is the focus of a special panel coming up on October 15, the first morning of IBTTA’s 86th Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Baltimore... Read More
Bill Cramer
Environmental evidence was an important factor earlier in the summer when an Appeals Court ruled in favor of two projects undertaken by the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) in Austin. The legal fight over Texas 45 Southwest and the... Read More
Pete Garino
Guest blog by Pete Garino The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author. I still remember the day I saw the statistic that shaped my approach to highway infrastructure funding. When I found a 1970s General Accounting Office... Read More
Bill Cramer
A jubilee dinner, a re-dedication ceremony and an antique car show will be just a few of the highlights next year when the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the iconic Claiborne Pell... Read More
Bill Cramer
It’s an annual tradition in two parts. Hundreds of millions of Americans hit the open road to mark the Labor Day weekend and the end of summer. And, before they do, IBTTA (and many others in the surface transportation community) anticipate the... Read More

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