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.
Connected and autonomous vehicle technology will ultimately reshape our entire transportation industry, writes RS&H Vice President and Tolls Service Group Leader Mike Davis in the latest issue of Florida Engineering Society Journal. You can read the entire story by clicking the link below: The Stepping Stones to a Future of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles [...]
RS&H Vice President Jim Avitabile has been a big part of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) in his home state of Florida. As region president, he helped expand DBIA membership, diversified initiatives and implemented a successful awards program that made the region financially sustainable. It only make sense that Avitabile is being recognized [...]
You can read National Tolls and Technology Service Group Leader Mike Davis’ thoughts on how transportation agencies are preparing for a future with connected, autonomous vehicles in R&D Magazine by clicking here. Recent Posts
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 [...]
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.
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has awarded the RS&H-designed Rogersville Project Freeway its 2017 National Award for Excellence in Transportation. Not only did the Missouri highway project earn the DBIA’s top transportation award, but it was also given the inaugural DBIA Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility. “You can’t believe how [...]
Does the use of wetland mitigation to offset unavoidable impacts to wetland resources always result in no net loss? The initial consensus is, generally, yes. However, I would argue to a large degree this is not the case. But, before we delve further into the question, let’s first continue with a brief history. [...]
Has the American public become a society of shunpikers? Chirstine O'Laughlin explores toll road avoidance and how to positively affect overall public opinion on tolling.
There are many tools in the congestion relief tool box that agencies around the country are using to address the problem. A key approach that addresses congestion while also serving the desire of people to use their vehicles is the development of managed lanes.