of Dallas has announced a three-year, $38 million contract with
the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA) to install and
manage an automated toll violation processing center.
would cover more than 274 miles and 12 counties, with 65 mainline
and ramp toll plazas. The system automatically imprints invoices
with an image of the vehicle and license plate, along with fee
amounts due and related information. Those with three or more
unpaid toll violations may have their licenses suspended.
use of digital cameras for toll collection, red light and speed
violation enforcement is increasing nationwide.
order to improve mobility and traffic flow, there is a clear trend
toward open-road tolling, with more express lanes and unattended
mixed-use lanes without barriers," said Jim Tuton, TransCore's
National Director of Financial Process Management. "As toll
roads become more automated and open, enforcement management systems
must be more sophisticated to combat toll violations and collect
lost toll revenue."