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IBTTA Announces 2015 Toll Excellence Award Winners

Monday, July 6, 2015
CONTACT: Bill Cramer, Communications Director – 202.210.2962 mobile

WASHINGTON – The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), the worldwide transportation association representing toll facility owners, operators and the businesses that serve them, is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Toll Excellence Award competition that recognizes excellence, innovation and achievement in the tolling industry. 

“This year’s submissions were particularly innovative,” said Patrick D. Jones, Executive Director and CEO of IBTTA. “There were many great examples of projects highlighting new ideas and emerging practices throughout the international tolling industry. A new category, Private Sector Innovation, was added to recognize the innovative solutions being brought to market by our private sector members.”

The winners will receive their awards on Monday, August 31st during IBTTA’s Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Dublin, Ireland.  During the awards ceremony, one winner will be awarded the prestigious President’s Award for Excellence.

The 2015 Toll Excellence Award winning agencies and projects are:

Customer Service & Marketing Outreach
Taiwan Area National Freeway Bureau - Program for Transition from Manual Flat-rate Pay-Per-Use Toll Collection to Electronic Distance-based Toll Collection on Taiwan’s Freeways

Social Responsibility
Illinois Tollway - Partnership with The Chicago Lighthouse

Transurban - 495 Express Lanes in Virginia

Toll Operations, Maintenance & Engineering
New Jersey Turnpike Authority - Traffic Permitting and Lane Closure Application

Private Sector Innovation
ETAN Industries – Fast Lane-The Financial Accountability Solution for Tolling


The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) is the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve tolling. Founded in 1932, IBTTA has members in 20 countries on six continents. Through advocacy, thought leadership and education, members are implementing state-of-the-art, innovative user-based transportation financing solutions to address the critical infrastructure challenges of the 21st Century. For more information, visit or join us on Twitter @IBTTA or #TollRoads.