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April 2016

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Peter Merfeld, P.E., Chief Operating Officer of the Maine Turnpike Authority, is Chief Meeting Organizer for IBTTA’s 2016 Maintenance and Roadway Operations Workshop, May 15-17, 2016 in Newport, Rhode Island. In this interview with Tolling Points,... Read More
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  IBTTA members will be building bridges, literally and figuratively, during the community service project attached to IBTTA’s 2016 Maintenance and Roadway Operations Workshop, May 15-17, 2016 in Newport, Rhode Island. On Sunday, May 15, the day... Read More
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Pop quiz: Name a conference where you get to focus on highway safety first and last, with a slight detour to talk about the why, wherefore, and applications of state-of-the-art drone technology. If you didn’t think of IBTTA’s 2016 Maintenance and... Read More
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A media panel at IBTTA’s 2016 Transportation Policy and Finance Summit last month delivered two basic messages for any toll road operator looking for public support: Never stop trying to understand the reasons behind customers’ objections to paying... Read More
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Transurban is making a solid case for congestion pricing in Sydney, Australia, warning that the city’s roads will soon be as backed up as Mexico City’s without a system to charge drivers or the roads they use. "Even factoring in committed projects... Read More
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It’s one thing to make the argument that infrastructure investment and providing greater mobility creates jobs and attracts investment. It’s something else again to see that argument prove itself before your eyes. Which is why it’s exciting to hear... Read More
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  IBTTA took away the media equivalent of a gold medal last week, after USA Today reported on the release of the association’s National Toll Facilities Usage Analysis. “Growth in Toll Traffic Outpaces Regular Roads,” read the online headline, and “... Read More
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2015 was a banner year for the 31 U.S. tolling agencies that took part in a survey for IBTTA’s National Toll Facilities Usage Analysis. The five billion trips on tolled facilities represented a 7% increase in volume over 2014—putting the U.S.... Read More