Mark IV is well positioned to win the E-ZPass recompete. Close analysis of the Request For Proposals (RFP) from the E-ZPass Inter Agency Group (IAG) indicates it will be difficult for competitors to put up competitive bids. Indeed implementing any new technology from the existing Mark IV transponders will be tough.
Florida's Turnpike to buy multi-protocol readers and "yea or nay" on sticker tags by late Nov - E SuarezBy Peter Samuel on November 7, 2007
Florida Turnpike Enterprise will be making a "yea or nay" decision on adoption of sticker tags in about four weeks time, according to Evelio Suarez, their director of toll operations. He told us that there is just one final batch of tests to be run. Turnpike staff are in Albuquerque NM to see tests by TransCore of SunPass type transponders working in tandem with SeGo sticker tags in a multilane open road environment.