As promised, we are making some changes to the advertising structure on TOLLROADSnews website. The first step is opening advertising spots to a bidding process.
The cost of driving these days has far extended past the cost of a monthly car payment and gasoline. Parking, maintenance, taxes, tolls and insurance can add up quickly, even if you use a competitive marketplace such as Autoinsurance.us. Open-road tolling is a smart technology that offers convenience and could help lower prices for taxes and tolls.
On any roadway, the prime goal is to make sure commuters can get where they are going as quickly and efficiently as possible. In order to increase efficiency on toll roads, several new steps are being taken to help commuters and to help the environment.
Disabled Vets, Purple Heart & Medal of Honor Recipients to Drive Free of Charge on Loop 1, SH 45 North, SH 45 Southeast, SH 130 (Segments 1-4), SH 255 and Loop 49
SAIC High Speed Cameras, Power Supplies, Camera Shells, Junction Boxes Available; All cameras working when removed from service per North Texas Tollway; To be Sold AS-IS; Current Working Condition Unknown.
276 Housings with Camera
100 Housings, No Cameras, Sleds Only
71 Three Camera Power Supplies
69 One Camera Power Supplies
10 (NEW) One Camera Power Supplies
On Sept 10-12, 2012 the Northwestern University Transportation Center will again offer its Infrastructure Pricing Executive Program, this year focusing on Highway Infrastructure Pricing.
This specially designed executive program for professionals in both the private and public sectors focusing on the principles and methods of pricing highway infrastructure.
SUMMARY: The Transportation Economics Committee of the Transportation Research Board is seeking papers on "Issues relating to privatizing roads in the United States" for presentation at the TRB's Annual Meeting in Washington DC, January 13-17, 2013. The issues mentioned by the Committee are shown in its "Call for Papers", which is reproduced below.
San Diego, CA, June 25, 2012
The Detroit Windsor Tunnel remains a conduit of economic opportunity - a vital viable downtown-downtown link
By Neal Belitsky: Over the past few years, the discussion about the border has been about building bridges, when in fact, the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel has been an indispensable link between the United States and Canada for over 80 years. It is one of the 15 busiest border crossings with more than four million vehicles passing through the tunnel each year, including over 35,000 commercial trucks and buses.