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Summit on All-Electronic Tolling, Managed Lanes & Interoperability

July 24-26, 2016 | Boston, MA

 Final Agenda

  • Questions relating to presentations can be directed to Cheryle Arnold.
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Prepared Summary of Meeting

We have prepared a detailed summary of the sessions and discussions that took place this meeting. 

Sunday, July 24, 2016 to Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Session Description: 

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Opening Remarks
(no formal presentations were given during the opening remarks)

  • Buddy Croft, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority
  • Patrick Jones, International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association
  • Thomas Tinlin, Massachusetts Department of Transportation
  • Thomas Delaney, Atkins N.A.
  • Mary Jane O'Meara, HNTB Corporation

Keynote Speaker
David Strickland, Venable LLP (Remarks Only)

Focus on the New England Toll Operators
Moderator: Randy Cole, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

  • Buddy Croft, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority
  • Peter Garino, Rhode Island Department of Transportation
  • Laura Marriott, New Hampshire Department of Transportation - Bureau of Turnpikes
  • Thomas Maziarz, Connecticut Department of Transportation
  • Peter Mills, Maine Turnpike Authority
  • Thomas Tinlin, Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Interoperability - Looking Toward The Future
Moderator: Seth Kahan, Visionary Leadership

  • Kirk Ballou, Touch Titans, LLC
  • Thomas Bamonte, North Central Texas Council of Governments (presentation not available)
  • Donald Fisher, Volpe, The National Transportation Systems Center
  • David Kristick, E-470 Public Highway Authority

Monday, July 25, 2016

The Heart of a Toll Solution - the Back Office
Moderator: Shane Smith, TransCore, LP

A Worldwide Perspective on Communicating Interoperability to Your Customers and Policy Makers
Moderator: Emanuela Stocchi, AISCAT (Associazione Italiana Società Concessionarie Autostrade e Trafori)

The Toll Road of The Future: How The New Generation Is Changing Our Direction
Moderator: Andrew Peppard, Kapsch TrafficCom

Innovation "Tech Talks"
Facilitator: Usha Elyatamby, IBI Group

Managed Lanes - Is the Toll Industry Up to Par?
Moderator: Robert Poole, Reason Foundation

Harnessing the Power of your Plaza
Moderator: Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise

Communications is Essential to Successful Managed Lane Projects
Moderator: Matthew Click, HNTB Corporation

Is Tolling a Bridge to VMT?
Moderator: Victoria Dewey, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

Innovation "Tech Talks"
Facilitator: Jennifer Szambecki, Kansas Turnpike Authority


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Big Data & Analytics – What Should You Be Doing?
Moderator: James Hofmann, North Texas Tollway Authority

Policy Makers: If You Could Read Their Minds
Moderator: Mike Heiligenstein, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority

  • Megan Castle, Colorado Department of Transportation
  • Kimberly Jackson, North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Brian Lamoureux, Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC
  • Dennis Simpson, Maryland Transportation Authority
  • Janie Tiedeman, AECOM

What To Do With National Interoperability, Disruptive Technology, And Non-Paying Customers

Moderator: Thomas Knuckey, Atkins N.A.

Innovation "Tech Talks"
Facilitator: David Roy, North Carolina Department of Transportation, Turnpike Authority

Northeastern University Student Challenge
ModeratorSamantha Soules, Atkins N.A.

  • Dynamic Personal Congestion Pricing, Ahmed Halawani
  • Creation of a Market for On-Street Residential Parking, Sara Rauwolf
  • Congestion Pricing for Emerging Mobility Services, Alice Wang
  • Dynamic Mileage-based User Fee for Integrated Mobility, Linghong Zou (winner)