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Tolling Points

Amid all the other necessary discussions and progress triggered by Infrastructure Week last week, one of the most transformative moments occurred when three leading advocacy groups in Washington, DC made the case for lifting the ban on tolling... Read More
Guest blog by Ken Philmus, Senior Director, Global Business Development, Conduent Transportation Investing in all-electronic tolling (AET) keeps drivers moving, improves highway safety and takes strain off highway networks through reduced overall... Read More
Happy Infrastructure Week! With Infrastructure Week in full swing, tomorrow, Tuesday, May 15, IBTTA and AASHTO are hosting an all-star lineup for a webinar on The State of Highway Investment: Plans, Promises and Predictions. It runs from 11:00 AM... Read More
It’ll be a while before the roads are approved and built, but the Chicago area is gearing up for an increase in its tolled infrastructure. With traditional revenue sources like the gas tax declining, and Illinois’ transportation infrastructure... Read More
The Georgia Department of Transportation is about to conclude the biggest highway project in its history, a 30-mile stretch of reversible express lanes along highways I-575 in Cherokee County and I-75 in Cobb County. The Northwest Corridor Express... Read More
Timothy Scanlon, Director of Traffic Engineering and Operations at the Pennsylvania Turnpike, and Larry Bankert, Jr., Associate Vice President of Toll Services at Michael Baker International, are Co-Chief Meeting Organizers for IBTTA’s Maintenance... Read More
When a community like transportation declares an annual event like Infrastructure Week, the challenge is always to keep up the momentum, to make each year’s program even more compelling, topical, and edgy than the last. And when the subject matter... Read More
With state and local governments bearing the brunt of the highway infrastructure funding crisis, IBTTA has been tracking a surge in interest in tolling in jurisdictions across the country. Now, the Council of State Governments is out with a list of... Read More
Get ready for a deep look into bridge and roadway safety service patrols, effective incident management, the basics of asset management, and emerging technologies for roadway refurbishment when IBTTA hosts its annual Maintenance & Roadway... Read More
The transition from per-gallon taxes to per-mile charges has long been talked about in the United States. The Reason Foundation’s Robert Poole sees the prospect as a return to true user fees. “The emergence of viable methods of charging per mile…... Read More