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IBTTA's Summit on All-Electronic Tolling, Managed Lanes and Interoperability: The Technology, Science & Politics of Mobility

Tuesday, June23, 2015
CONTACT: Bill Cramer, Communications Director
202-659-4620 x26 | 202-210-2962 (mobile)


 

MEDIA ADVISORY – MEDIA WELCOME TO ATTEND
 

WHO
The Honorable Jim Boxold, Secretary of Florida's Department of Transportation
Javier Rodriguez, IBTTA President and Executive Director, Miami- Dade Expressway Authority
Patrick Jones, Executive Director and CEO, IBTTA, Washington, D.C.
Greg Le Frois, Vice Chairman, Toll Services, HNTB Corporation, New Jersey
Bob Redding, Senior Director, New Toll Initiatives, MTA Bridges and Tunnels, New York
Edward Hirst, Global Strategy Manager, Q-Free, Norway
Hagai Tal, CEO, Advanced Solutions Road Systems, Israel
Samuel Johnson, Chief Toll Operations Officer, Transportation Corridor Agencies, California
John Lawson, Chief Financial Officer, Virginia Department of Transportation
Casey Cathcart, Associate Director, Fitch Ratings, New York
Steve Reich, Program Director, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida
Click here for a full list of speakers.

WHAT
A transportation reporters dream. With more than 37 million all-electronic toll accounts in the U.S., including more than 5 million in the state of Florida, the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) is holding its Summit on All-Electronic Tolling (AET), Managed Lanes and Interoperability: The Technology, Science & Politics of Mobility in Miami, Florida. The Summit, hosted by the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) will showcase innovative technologies and lessons learned from toll road projects from Miami and around the globe.

Spotlight on Florida
Opening the Summit on Monday morning, July 13, Jim Boxold, Secretary, Florida’s Department of Transportation will share his vision on the future of transportation in Florida. On Sunday, July 12, you are invited to take a virtual tour of six Florida tolling facilities, including Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, Florida Department of Transportation, Central Florida Expressway Authority, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise, Jacksonville Transportation Authority, and Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority. The organizations will discuss how they collaborate with one another to provide a network for greater mobility in their communities and across the state of Florida.

WHEN
Sunday, July 12 to Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Click here for the complete Summit Agenda.

WHERE
InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131

CONTACT
Registration is complimentary for journalists with press credentials.  To register, please contact Harry Smith, hsmith@ibtta.org.

For media related questions and to arrange interviews, please contact Bill Cramer, Communications Director at bcramer@ibtta.org or 202-210-2962.   

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About MDX
The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority's (MDX) transportation system provides safe, affordable choices, for the movement of people and goods in Miami-Dade. The system support and sustain economic opportunities in the South Florida region. It will be equitably tolled, well-maintained, reliable, multimodal and aesthetically pleasing while also being environmentally sensitive. This system will be planned, delivered and operated in cooperation with MDX’s partners in the public and private sectors.

About IBTTA
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 them. Founded in 1932, IBTTA has members in more than 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 www.ibtta.org or join us on Twitter @IBTTA or #TollRoads.