Daily News Briefs, September 11, 2019

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Bestpass Achieves Membership in 6C Toll Operators Coalition

Bestpass, the toll management services provider for commercial and government fleets, announced that it was recently approved to be a non-voting member of the 6C Toll Operators Coalition (6CTOC). ““Bestpass is thrilled to join all the agencies and authorities participating in 6CTOC to standardize 6C technology for toll lane vendors, system integrators, back-office vendors, and other entities in the RFID and tolling industries,” said company president and CEO John Andrews. “We are already deploying 6C transponders, and we are eager to leverage the technology to enhance our payment and tolling solution for customers and partners.”

Bestpass also announced that it recently reached an agreement to register the company’s 6C transponders with SoCal’s Transportation Corridor Agencies for use by commercial fleets on The Toll Roads in Orange County.

6C Toll Operators Coalition Bestpass Transponder RFID Technology Transportation Corridor Agencies (CA)


South Carolina DOT Resumes Hilton Head Parkway Tolling (but It May Not Last after 2021)

The Island Packet reports, tolling resumes today on Hilton Head, South Carolina’s, Cross Island Parkway . . . but that won’t last forever. SCDOT has lifted the toll suspension it imposed on September 2 to facilitate Hurricane Dorian evacuation. However, the article notes that the state plans to eliminate tolls entirely after July 1, 2021, the date of its final payment on the facility project.

South Carolina South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT)


These are just some of the toll industry developments TRN is following.

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