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HNTB Releases White Paper Exploring the Status of Nationwide Toll System Interoperability

White paper summarizes the industry's progress since MAP-21 and offers insights for toll agencies joining the movement.

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A new HNTB Corporation white paper explores the progress toward nationwide toll interoperability in our country. Since MAP-21, the toll industry has rolled out interoperability regionally in a controlled, meaningful way, consistent with each agency's business practices. To date, three major interoperable hubs have emerged:

1. Southeast: Georgia (Peach Pass), Florida (SunPass) and North Carolina (NC Quick Pass)
2. Northeast: 17 states (E-ZPass®), which form the Interagency Group
3. Central: Kansas (K-TAG), Texas (TxTag) and Oklahoma (PikePass)

The white paper, "We're getting close," is authored by Kevin Hoeflich, PE, HNTB chairman toll services and senior vice president.

"As soon as the Southeast and the Central hubs become interoperable, the toll industry will have achieved critical mass," Hoeflich said. "HNTB predicts that will happen in the next three to five years. National interoperability is expected by 2025."
To see more related HNTB thought leadership and media content, visit the firm's tolling media kit.

About HNTB
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure firm serving public and private owners and contractors. With 105 years of service in the United States, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients' most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, and program and construction management. For more information, visit http://www.hntb.com, or follow HNTB on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.