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Glossary of Terms

IBTTA’s transportation Glossary of Terms is an ever-changing list of terms used within the transportation and tolling industry. The Glossary was updated in August 2018.  If you have suggestions for future additions, please contact us.


  Glossary of Terms

The Council of Platinum Sponsors (CoPS) TollMiner & Glossary Working Group was created to improve definitions of toll facility concepts that are used in the IBTTA TollMiner Data Visualization tool. Since the TollMiner data and structure are closely linked to the IBTTA Glossary, a review and draft update of the glossary was performed during 2021.


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Titlesort descending Description
FAIR lanes

Fast And Intertwined Regular lanes


The trade name of electronic toll collection in California (e.g. E-Z Type Pass, Sun Pass, etc.)

Federal Register

The Federal Register is the daily publication of the US Federal Government documenting proposed rules, final rules and public notices of federal agencies as well as Presidential actions.


The Federal Highway Administration is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation and is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with field offices across the United States.


The Fiduciary as used here is a bank, credit card company, etc. that functions as the funds source to replenish the User’s Account.

Free Flow

See Open Road Tolling.


Florida's Turnpike Enterprise - Florida's Turnpike Enterprise is a business unit of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).  The FTE is responsible for all operations on every FDOT-owned and operated toll road and bridge, representing about 600 miles of roadway and 80 percent of all toll facilities in Florida.


Money remuneration for transactions.