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Kapsch TrafficCom Awarded Contract for Nationwide Tolling System in Bulgaria

KapschTrafficCom has been awarded the contract to implement a nationwide tolling system in Bulgaria for trucks over 3.5 tons. This includes technical …

Czech Republic

Raheny United into Champions League knockout stages

Soccer

83% of Americans Support Tolls to Improve Existing Highways | IBTTA | International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association

More than four-fifths of Americans would endorse tolling on existing highways, including existing interstates, according to the latest America THINKS …

Transportation

User Fees Should Fund Our Highways

As cars get more fuel-efficient and politicians redirect gas taxes to non-transportation projects, highways run out of money.<p>When it comes to finding …

Transportation

Tolling Unleashes Our Economic Potential | IBTTA | International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association

With just under a week to go before IBTTA’s <i>Summit on Legislation, Policy, and Infrastructure Finance</i>, the voices are coming in from every corner of …

Driving

Fuel-efficient cars limit motor fuel tax revenues

More fuel-efficient vehicles rolling off production lines will make it harder to maintain Reno County�s roads and bridges, authorities …

Clean Technology

Road Tolls Are Fair and Benefit the Poor

A basic economic principle is that resource consumption tends to be most efficient and equitable if prices (what consumers pay for a good) reflect …

Urban Design

'Big Brother' toll roads proposed

Value-Added Tolling: A Fairer Way? | Go By Truck Global News

The Reason Foundation has come up with a tolling plan that it says will create “a better deal for highway users than the status quo.” The Libertarian …

Sustainability

Government plans to let states toll interstates to pay for reconstruction

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday asked Congress to end the prohibition on tolling existing interstate highways as a way of paying for …

Electronic toll collection system market projected to grow $9.5 billion by 2020

According to a new market research report by MarketsAndMarkets, Electronic Toll Collection System Market by Products, Technology Applications and …

Internet of Things

It's Time to Embrace Congestion Pricing

An ambitious new transportation plan for DC announced last week includes a massive public transit expansion, additional subway line, and beefed up …

Drivers Should Pay For the Roads They Use

The Highway Trust Fund, which has a projected 10-year deficit of $172 billion, is due to run low in July, and if nothing is done the administration …

Reinventing the American highway: The promise (and pitfalls) of learning to love tolls

America’s infrastructure is dramatically underfunded, and our roads are falling apart. Time to change things up<p>It has always been cheap to drive in the United States, relative to other developed countries. As far as our road budget goes, it’s too cheap.<p>The money American drivers pay into the …

Debunking the Myths of Highway Tolling

American drivers recognize that our iconic highways, from Los Angeles' 110 Freeway to the Capital Beltway around Washington, D.C., are in immediate need of major overhaul or reconstruction. Many of our nation's major roads were built in the middle of the last century, so it's understandable that …

Traffic Technology Today

Austria joins Scandinavian toll service<p>Austria has become a part of the EasyGo+ toll collection service between Denmark, Norway and Sweden, which is …

Introducing Dart Charge from late November

The full benefits of the scheme will be delivered by the end of April 2015, when all changes to the road layout will be completed. The website, …

Toll lanes becoming all the rage in Florida

If you like the toll lanes on Interstate 95 that let drivers pay for a faster ride while the motorized masses look on in envy, get ready for more — …

Denmark ready to counter German road toll

If the Germans do it, we should do it too.<p>That is the reaction of a majority of Danish MPs to Germany’s proposed 'foreigner road toll' that could …

Boris could make motorists pay for every mile they drive on London's roads to cut deaths from pollution

• <b>Mayor's plan would see fuel duty and road tax replaced with charge to use roads</b>• <b><br>Discounts would be available for low-emission vehicles</b>• <b><br>Mr Johnson says</b> …

The Plan That Could Finally Free New York City From Traffic Congestion

Can a new effort to price out road use set a path for U.S. cities to follow?<p>There's a reason for New York City's ongoing flirtation with road pricing: the city is set up perfectly for it. It has a clear core business area (Manhattan) accessible by limited entryways (bridges and tunnels) that would …

Foreign HGV operators comply with new levy

Thousands of foreign hauliers who operate in the UK have registered to pay the new HGVlevy and are paying the charge, Transport Minister Robert …

5 things to know about cash-free toll roads

Today is the last day Orange County’s network of toll roads will accept cash payments at toll booths. On Wednesday, the friendly booth attendants …

Brazil

Pay-per-mile Tax Proposed in California

PISMO BEACH, Calif. - California's state gas tax could soon be gone and replaced by a mileage tax. Lawmakers are saying it'll raise money to be used …

Belgian road pricing tender goes to preferred bidder status

The T-Systems led consortium has been selected as the preferred bidder for Belgium's distance based truck tolling system across main roads according …

Merkel could postpone German tolling scheme

France's Ecotax distance based truck toll to be scaled back

As has been previously reported, the French Government had been committed to implementing a distance/size based heavy goods vehicle charge on all …

Here's why people can only use their cars every second day now in Paris

Image: Exhaust via Shutterstock<p>Image: Exhaust via Shutterstock<p>PARIS LAUNCHES ALTERNATE driving days for the first time in nearly 20 years to tackle …