Transportation Industry News

Harnessing Data Use and Data Storage from New Technology

By |2018-11-29T12:12:28+00:00November 29th, 2018|Tags: , , |

As the tolling industry tries to stay on the cutting edge with new technologies in the transportation space, one evolving aspect is our ability to collect and store unprecedented amounts of data. The data we can collect not only processes toll revenue; it also gains valuable information from the roadway and how [...]

Keys to Successful Communications with Your Toll-Paying Customers

By |2018-11-02T08:57:23+00:00July 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Toll-related marketing and communication is not exactly going to earn your toll agency the same recognition or adoration as marketing for commercial brands like Amazon or GEICO – nor do toll agencies typically allocate that kind of money towards marketing and communication activities. However, marketing new road openings, communicating the advantages of opening [...]

Progressive Design-Build Enters Transportation Market

By |2018-11-02T08:58:20+00:00June 18th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Progressive design-build is prevalent in the water and wastewater market sector. However, this procurement type has lagged in the transportation market, specifically the heavy highway market. Could progressive design-build mitigate the liability concerns associated with traditional design-build in other markets? The answer is yes.

Why Autonomous Vehicles Will Provide New Industry Opportunities

By |2018-11-02T08:59:16+00:00April 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

We are in an industry surrounded by change. We have seen and heard of the latest in new and emerging technologies that will change the way we know transportation. When, where, and how this change will impact each of us is still to be determined with the biggest debate being the “when.” While we may not know exactly when certain technologies will take off, we know they are on the horizon because of the amount of money projected to fund key emerging technology sectors. But what is being talked about now that could boost our timeline?

Toll Facility System Connectivity

By |2018-11-02T08:58:31+00:00March 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

More and more commuters have recognized the convenience and benefits of managed lane roadways. Agencies are responding to this growing acceptance by expanding these facilities and creating a safe and efficient regional network of managed lanes. Due to the overall magnitude of these projects and their potential to dramatically improve mobility, agencies look to optimize toll operations by developing an end-to-end customer experience for motorists.

Designing Roadways for a Connected, Autonomous Future

By |2018-11-02T09:00:19+00:00January 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technology will ultimately reshape our entire transportation industry. The change is already happening — 41 states have either introduced or enacted autonomous vehicle legislation since 2012, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. But, to move to widespread adoption of CAVs and the smart infrastructure needed for [...]

Preparing for the Future: Technology’s Impact on Tolling

By |2018-11-02T08:59:27+00:00December 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

The tolling industry has a lot to gain - or lose - from technology's rapid advancement. While the macro-effect on the tolling industry from some of the newer technologies (e.g. connected and autonomous vehicles) will not be fully understood for quite some time, there are other advancements currently being implemented that will have a more immediate effect.