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Tolling Points

Mitchell Beer
Written by Mitchell Beer for IBTTA It’s been a banner year in the drive for North America-wide interoperability of electronic tolling systems. But agencies still have a long way to go to meet the four-year interoperability deadline in MAP-21, the... Read More
Pat Jones
IBTTA’s 2013 Organization Management Workshop in Baltimore June 23-25 will feature a strategic communications session led by Communications Director Bill Cramer. In this preview, Cramer talks about the key ingredients of the campaign to position... Read More
Wanda Klayman
Written by Wanda Klayman, Deputy Executive Director, IBTTA When tragedy strikes a community like Moore, Oklahoma, highways are a lifeline for evacuees and an access and supply line for first responders. Toll authorities across North America are... Read More
Bill Cramer
Written by Emanuela Stocchi, International Affairs, AISCAT (Associazione Italiana Società Concessionarie Autostrade e Trafori) Since the beginning of the year, ASECAP (the European Association of Toll Operators) and IBTTA have been working together... Read More
Bill Cramer
Coauthored by Mitchell Beer When the President proclaims a milestone like National Transportation Week, the dual purpose is to recognize significant achievements and set a course for an even brighter future. So here are three questions for the... Read More
Bill Cramer
President Obama has nominated Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to be the next Secretary of Transportation with responsibility for overseeing all transportation modes (surface transportation, rail, air, maritime, etc.). The Mayor has a strong history... Read More
The following article is written by Gretchen Ivy, HNTB Corporation’s project manager for the I-70 dedicated truck lanes project in Missouri and a firm wide resource for the Federal Highway Administration’s Interstate System Reconstruction and... Read More
Bill Cramer
Written by Pierce Coffee, TransurbanThe 495 Express Lanes are transforming travel in northern Virginia, where traffic on the Capital Beltway around Washington, DC is almost always at the top of the United States’ “most congested” list.The new high-... Read More
Bill Cramer
With so many tolling authorities taking a fresh look at their emergency preparedness and management plans, Bryan Norcross’ keynote appearance at IBTTA’s 81st Annual Meeting and Exhibition next month in Vancouver, Canada, will be especially timely.... Read More
If there is one thing the United States learned from Super Storm Sandy—or from the dozens of natural disasters that came before it, from the Gulf of Mexico to New England—it’s that we can never be too prepared. Unfortunately, we can be assured that... Read More