The rise of the toll data central clearing house

April 12, 2019 by  
Filed under Blog, ETC

The 2019 Electronic Tolling Global Study has been out for several months now and we are already beginning to see some projections come to life. One of our predictions was the increased proliferation of toll data clearing houses between road concessionaires, states, and even countries. The goal of these clearing houses: enforcement and interoperability. The European […]

The time for EETS has finally come

April 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, ETC, Fleet management

On the 13 April, DKV, T-Systems and Daimler announced the creation of Toll4Europe; Europe’s 8th official EETS provider. Toll4Europe is a new entity, jointly owned by one of the largest fuel card issuers, one of the largest toll operators and one of the largest car manufacturers on the continent. This potent mix of experience, skills […]

The world’s largest scheme is a clear example of how not to introduce road pricing

One year ago, despite a seemingly impossible time frame, protests from hauliers, physical and cyber-attacks and numerous last minute alterations to the fee structure, the world’s largest satellite based tolling project began. On 15th November 2015, the Russian Federal Road Agency (FRA) and its state owned partner, RT-Invest, launched Platon; a GNSS open road tolling […]

Open source and VAS: The future of road pricing in Bulgaria

January 15, 2016 by  
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In early 2015, the Bulgarian Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA) announced plans to introduce a GPS/distance based charge for heavy good vehicles (HGVs) travelling in the country. On the 13th February 2015, the RIA signed an agreement for the provision of consultancy services with the World Bank. “The agreement signed [was] the first serious step to […]

VAS in the future mobility pricing market

September 17, 2015 by  
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Frederic Bruneteau spoke at the IBTTA (International Bridge, Tunnel & Turnpike Association) conference in Dublin about opportunities for VAS (Value Added Services) in the mobility pricing market. Our Managing Director highlighted the importance of two catalysts for a large VAS market to emerge: Interoperability between toll networks and systems, which is necessary to create a level playing field […]

Mobile tolling in Europe is not as far as you think

September 14, 2015 by  
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There is an app for everything, we already know that, but when health insurance is being linked to devices monitoring our movement, it is obvious the shift is much bigger than switching boxes. We are progressively becoming directly connected to our transport infrastructure and while the methods are changing, the innovation is really in the […]

Martin Stone: “We are creating a national database of out-of-state owner data”

August 31, 2015 by  
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In the context of IBTTA’s global road charging summit in Dublin, PTOLEMUS is pleased to publish an interview with Martin Stone of Egis Projects USA. Interviewed by Frederic Bruneteau, Martin Stone dissects the world’s most important interoperability project: the US ATI Hub, which aims at creating interoperability between all tolling agencies across the country. PTOLEMUS interview with […]

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