Road pricing systems and technologies have made tremendous progress over the past decade, and today developing and implementing a local or nationwide solution presents fewer risks than was the case 10-15 years ago. Nevertheless, capital and operational expenditures remain a significant hurdle for many road agencies and toll operators. It is therefore essential for decision-makers to carefully consider the benefits of road pricing systems prior to large-scale investments.
Charging road users is an age-old concept that is currently experiencing a renaissance thanks to pressing funding concerns and the concurrent emergence of a wider range of technology options. IRF’s new White Paper builds on expert consensus to provide key policy and technology trends.
Tolling technologies have made tremendous progress over the past decade, however their deployment on the ground still presents considerable investments and risks. IRF's new certified training course was a unique opportunity to grow expertise and gain new insights in this fast-moving field.
Tolling related technologies have made tremendous progress over the past decade, and today developing and implementing a nationwide solution presents fewer technological risks than was the case 10-15 years ago. Nevertheless, the Capital Expenditure and Operational Expenditure remain a significant hurdle for many road agencies.
Organized by key representative organizations of the roads & mobility sector, the European Road Congress “Corridors for Shared Prosperity” offers an essential platform to deepen the understanding of these challenges, widen the engagement framework with regional road stakeholders, and achieve consensus on key policy, investment and planning measures.
Free-flow Electronic Toll Services have emerged as a reliable, safe and environmentally sustainable way of collecting road user charges, presenting key benefits over stop-and-go methods. ETS are now a mature market with key lessons learned from successfully addressing operational, technological, financial and regulatory principles.
Located in China's Zheijang Province; Jiashao Bridge is a 10 km, eight-lane expressway connecting the cities of Jiaxing and Shaoxing. The completed bridge fulfils an essential connectivity function in harmony with its surrounding environment and culture.
At a time when many governments and city authorities around the world are challenged to manage transport demand and recover costs from road users, members of the International Road Federation have launched a new committee dedicated to tolling and other forms of road user charging (RUC).
The Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection Company's free flow tolling system allows non-stop operation of complex 3-stage variable rate toll collection with accuracy rates exceeding 99.9%, also yielding reductions in vehicle crashes and travel times.
Participants will be exposed to selected Electronic Toll Collection schemes at different stages of maturity and representative of the diversity of market solutions.
Four workshops during Intertraffic Amsterdam 2016 covered topics ranging from speed enforcement to electronic tolling. Proceedings now available to participants.
An opportunity to experience IRF’s program of certified training at the world’s largest road fair. Please join us for:
- Successfully Deploying Automated Speed Enforcement Programs, April 6, 10:30-12:00
- State-of-the-Art of Electronic Toll Collection, April 6, 14:00-15:30
- Minimum Qualifications for Road Safety Auditors, April 7, 10:30-12:00
- Forgiving Roadsides, April 7, 14:00-15:30
While tolling related technologies have made tremendous progress over the past decade, Capital Expenditure and Operational Expenditure remain significant hurdles for many road agencies.