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Posts Tagged ‘IBTTA’

Let the Renaissance Begin

Monday, November 4th, 2013

By Patrick D. Jones, Executive Director & CEO, International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA)
With state governments and regional agencies leading the way, America might just be entering a renaissance in highway construction, reconstruction, and financing. Over the last year, more than 35 state legislatures have taken up bills to address the transportation funding gap. The trend extends to every part of the country, crossing the line between red and blue states. In the absence of federal policy action, as Kevin Robillard of Politico wrote earlier this year, states are coming up with their own prescriptions to deal with our national transportation woes.

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Patrick D. Jones, International Bridge, Tunnel, and Turnpike Association (IBTTA)

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
Patrick D. Jones, IBTTA

Patrick D. Jones is executive director and chief executive officer of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association. Topics Include:
-Political Will to Fund Infrastructure
-Why Tolling Works
-Roads Need Constant Maintenance, and a Constant Revenue Stream
-We’re Too Patient with our Failing Infrastructure
-Roads Are a Service, Not a One-Time Purchase

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Fueled by Tolling, Innovation Stems from Our Local Communities

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA)
The funding crunch facing America’s transportation infrastructure has made it crucial for our cities, counties, states and regions to find innovative ways of funding our mobility. The Federal Highway Trust Fund – the federal government’s primary source of investment in local infrastructure – is running dry, with the gas tax losing much of its purchasing power since its last increase over two decades ago.

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The US Tolling Industry

Monday, December 31st, 2012

INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE, TUNNEL, AND TURNPIKE ASSOCIATION Tolling Provides Answers to America’s Transportation Needs Q:Why do we need tolls to pay for roads and crossings?A: No matter how you slice it, federal and state fuel taxes are insufficient to support America’s highway infrastructure. Tolls provide a valuable source of revenue both to build new roads and […]

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