U.S. Tolling Industry Facts
About the Authors
Pat Jones is Executive Director & CEO of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association. Since assuming this position in 2002, Jones has built IBTTA into the principal advocate for toll-financed transportation and the leader in producing high quality educational experiences for toll industry professionals.
Rob Horr has been Executive Director of the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority (TIBA) since January 2003. Rob serves as the President of IBTTA in 2013.
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Author Archives: Pat Jones
Most people understand the user-pay principle for highways. I like to compare it to another piece of critical infrastructure that was built in 1956, the same year President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Interstate Highway Act. Continue reading
An Explanation of IBTTA — Its Mission, the Moving America Forward Campaign and Transportation Authorization
An video explanation of IBTTA, it’s mission and the Moving America Forward Campaign by IBTTA Executive Director and CEO Pat Jones, recorded for AASHTO TV. Continue reading
If there is a prophet of infrastructure investment, his name is Thomas L. Friedman. A recent column prods us to focus on sensible near-term infrastructure investment. Continue reading
On a cool, clear morning, President Barack Obama began his second term today by invoking the sacrifice and determination of our ancestors and urging the current generation of Americans to work together to build a future of limitless possibilities. Several … Continue reading
As negotiations in Washington over the so-called fiscal cliff reach a fevered pitch, it’s useful to consider the wisdom of farmers who use the downtime of winter as an opportunity to invest before the next growing season and harvest. Below … Continue reading
Florida and North Carolina are closing out the year with an announcement that is big news for the southeastern United States and a significant step toward meeting the 2016 deadline for nationwide electronic tolling interoperability of U.S. toll facilities. The … Continue reading
How do you earn 86% customer support for an 87% toll increase in the midst of a strained economic recovery? If you’re Kristi Lafleur, executive director of the Illinois Tollway, you make a powerful public case for refurbishing and expanding … Continue reading
Gallup released survey results today that gauge satisfaction with roads and highways in each country. The global average was a 59% satisfaction ranking, with the US ranking as the 26th most satisfied country (with 69% of the population satisfied with … Continue reading
In continuing to look at the role of infographics and videos in educating the public about transportation infrastructure funding issues, it’s important to also examine how these tools can be used to educate the public and policymakers about public opinion. … Continue reading