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Texas issues traffic alerts via phone in geofenced area, Government Technology (6/29)

Texas DOT plans EV Charging Stations across state, The Texan (6/27)

AV industry asks Calif. to allow testing of trucks, Tech Crunch (6/27)

1.5B  Texas highway project to add elevated lanes, KENS-TV (San Antonio)(6/22)

Texas toll road breaks ground, KRGV-TV(6/9)

Texas tollway clearing up cash lane confusion, Houston Chronicle (6/7)

New Mexico, Texas consider routes for new freight corridor, Transport Topics (6/1)

Report: Texas  toll authority may reduce tolls, KPRC-TV (Houston)(6/2)

Forney High School Senior Presented Linda Thomas Safe Driving Scholarship,In Forney (5/23)

Texas toll road funds to create hiking, biking trails, KHOUT-TV (HOUSTON)(5/11)

Texas to add extra lane to I-635, Community Impact Newspaper (Texas)(4/25)

Texas toll board votes in speed limits, KUT-FM (Austin, Texas)(4/25)

Compliance, Safety and <2% leakage: DFW Case Study, GoCarma, (4/19)

Texas toll authority launches career program, KIAH-TV (Houston)(4/12)

Texas tollway to crack down on toll evaders, KHOU-TV (Houston)(4/11)

Texas 183 South toll road to get speed limit soon, KUT-FM (Austin, Texas)(4/7)

Texas tollway turns to satellite tech for maintenance, FreightWaves (4/5)

Toll road traffic approached pre-pandemic levels in Q4, Fitch Ratings (4/5)

Aurora testing AV Toyota fleet in Texas, TechCrunch (3/23)

Texas county cracks down on toll evaders, KTRK-TV (Houston)(3/26)

Tolls to fund fixes for Texas bridge, Construction Equipment Guide (3/22)

Former Texas county judge backs international bridge, Laredo Morning Times (Texas)

Texas toll lane construction to begin, KEYE-TV (Austin, Texas)(3/8)

Six NET RMA board members re-appointed

Gondolas gain traction as urban transit option, Fast Company (tiered subscription Model)(2/25)

Texas toll road connectors approaching completion, Community Impact Newspaper (Texas)(2/25)

Satellite radar data could make ice roads safer, University of Waterloo (Ontario)(2/10)

Shape- shifting material being developed for use in vehicles, ScienceDaily (2/9)

Texas highway sees record traffic in 2021, San Marcos Corridor News (Texas)(2/6)

Texas tollways keep on moving despite winter storms, KXAS-TV (Dallas-Fort Worth)(2/3)

Texas county buys electric paratransit vans, Community Impact Newspaper (Texas)(1/31)

Feds to take steps to reduce traffic deaths, Buttigieg says, The Associated Press (1/27)

TuSimple to build innovation zone in Texas, OverDrive (1/26)

Texas toll agency to crack down on fake plate offenders, KHOU-TV (Houston)(1/14)

NET RMA Media Coverage Highlights12/21 

Texas transportation group readies for winter, KXAN-TV (Austin, TX) (11/17)

Austin, Texas, pilots crosswalk technology, KVUE-TV (Austin, Texas (11/16)

Texas expressway expansion back on track, KXAN-TV (Austin, Texas)(11/16)

Federal funds hold out hope for Texas  bridge to island, KIII-TV (Corpus Christi, Texas) (11/11)

Precast beam work continues on Texas tollway, Community Impact Newspaper (Texas)(11/12)

Texas tollway expansion nearly finished, Community Impact Newspaper (Texas)(11/8)

Texas toll authority tackling toll evasion, KTBC (Austin, TX)(11/2)

Texas county honored for toll project, (Hello Woodlands)(10/26)

TEXpress  lanes recalculate tolls automatically, (KTVT-TV (Dallas Fort Worth)(10/29)

Toll road traffic bouncing back to pre-pandemic levels, (Fitch Ratings)(10/11)

Elon Musk announces Tesla headquarter to move to Texas, (The Hill)(10/07)

Texas toll agency may take on historic bridge, Community Impact Newspaper (Texas)(9/30)

Texas county toll group to remove cash-only booths, KPRC-TV (Houston)(9/23)

New report traces urban traffic congestion trends, Deptarment of Transportation (9/20)

IBTTA recognizes NTTA’s diversity efforts, ITS international online (UK)(9/2)

Texas Grand Parkway construction moving forward, KPRC-TV (Houston)(8/31)

FedEx tests delivery robot in Richardson, TX, The Dallas Morning News (8/30)

Texas tollway operation contract terminated, The Dallas Morning News (8/28)

Video: A preview of the Virgin Hyperloop experience, CNET (8/23)

Arizona cameras detect wrong-way interstate drivers, KNXV-TV (Phoenix)(8/11)

Infrastructure bill contains $100M for construction technology, Construction Drive (8/11) 

Albuquerque confronts speeders with innovative stoplights, KRQE-TV (Albuquerque, N.M.) (8/5)

Co. pursues 2 tunnels in Texas, AutoWeek (8/9)

Google applies for traffic data system patent, Auto Evolution (8/3)

Research: Sales grow for trucks powered by natural gas, DC Velocity (7/28)

Range of benefits noted for rubber-laden asphalt, Roads & Bridges (7/22)

Digital driver’s licenses streamline remote identification, Government Technology (7/14)

Austin, Texas, to use Velodyyne traffic-monitoring system, ARS Technicia (7/14)

Toll collections resume on Texas Highway, KPRC-TV (Houston)(7/12)

Researchers create rocking column system for bridges, Stuff (New Zealand) (7/5)

The 6 levels of self-driving automation, ASME, (7/8)

Texas Tollway rates increased, WFAA-TV (Dallas-Fort Worth)(7/6)

The Jetsons’ flying car may be closer to reality, CNN (6/30)

MirrorEye system makes blind spots a thing of the past, Forbes (6/25)

Driver alerts can help curb emissions, Highway News (6/15)

Auto industry looks at battery chemistry to boost EVs, TechCrunch (6/10)

Project identifies subsurface issues for roads, University of Arkansas (6/7)

NET RMA Distracted Driver Prevention Campaign lauched, CBS 19 (6/7)

Study:  Rapid strength concrete holds up on California Roads, For Construction Pros (6/2)

NET RMA Distracted Drivers Scholarships awarded, KETK-TV (5/25)

New Solutions for old problems, Purdue University (5/26)

License Plate Readers add real-time alerts for missing kids, Government Technology (5/21)

Indiana officials choose Texas firm for tolling services, WDRB-TV/WMYO-TV (Louisville, KY)(5/20)

Oklahoma travel app enhances driving experience, The Trucker (5/5)

Off-the-shelf tech to aid shift to electronic tolling,Tolling Points (5/4)

Texas toll road extension breaks ground, Community Impact Newspaper (Texas) (4/28)

Toll road traffic levels beginning to stabilize, Fitch Ratings (4/27)

Smart concrete pavement to be tested in Kansas,  WDAF-TV (Kansas City, Mo.) (4/22)  

Lampposts could become smart cities’ hubs,  ZDNet (4/22)

Truck-stop company revs up alternative-energy efforts,  The Wall Street Journal (4/22)  

Trucking, tolling find common purpose in pandemic, Tolling Points (4/13)

AVs could give people with disabilities greater mobility,  Forbes (tiered subscription model) (4/11)

Wyo. employs drones in variety of roadway roles, Jackson Hole News & Guide (Wyo.)(4/7) 

Texas tolling technology research center opens, ITS International online (UL)(4/6)

Officials differ on tolled lanes for Texas I-35 project, Austin Monitor (Texas) (4/2)

5 AV shuttles take to the roads of Arlington, Texas, Government Technology (3/26)

The pandemic offers lessons in transportation, Smart Brief (3/22)

Governor reappoints Longview woman officer of NETRMA, KLTV (3/18) 

Texas toll road traffic exceeds expectations, Houston Chronicle (3/15)

City of Lindale sees spur of new business, CBS19 (3/9)

Texas highway sensitive to its environment, Roads & Bridges Online (3/4)

Central Texas receives TIFIA Loan, KVUE-TV (3/2)

Cherokee County Airport takes first steps towards expansion, Jacksonville Progress (2/25)

Bass to serve as executive director for Texas agency, Community Impact (1/27)

Mike Heiligenstein officially steps down from CTRMA,Tolling Points (1/26)

Texas toll road improvements continue, San Marcos Corridor News (Texas)(1/24)

Austin Chamber of Commerce awarded national Deal of the Year award for bringing Telsa to Texas,, (1/7)

How EVs and chips could reduce carbon footprint in autos, Semiconductor Engineering (12/3) 

Texas group pushes for more toll roads, KEYE-TV (Austin, Texas)(11/10) 

Security features can curb distracted drivingAnatytics Insight (11/9)  

Minnesota uses surface treatment to improve road safety, Equipment World (11/6) 

Support grows for South Padre Island tolled causeway, Rio Grande Guardian (McAllen, Texas (11/4)

Texas county makes changes to EZ Tag system, KTRK-TV (Houston) (10/26)

Experts: Gas taxes can’t continue to fund infrastructure, Smart Cities Dive  (10/26/20)

Construction of Hawkins Parkway traffic signal to begin in January Longview News – Journal 10/21/20

Unmanned Aerial Vehiles (UAVs) – drones and the future of city traffic management – Smart Cties Dive 10-13-20

Houston area beltway honors slain deputy – KHOU-TV (Houston) 10-7-20

Traffic volumes returning to nation’s toll roads – Tolling Points 10-6-20 

Arizona adopts real-time parking data for truckers, Arizona Daily Star (Tucson) 10-05-20

Research aims to make GPS alternatives viable, Discover magazine online 9-30-20 

Texas drivers can now use app for payments IBTTA SmartBrief 9-25-2020

NET RMA Appoints Glenn Green as New Executive Director  9-15-2020

Vernon Webb chosen new district engineer, TxDOT 9-20-2020

Connected vehicle technology to be tested in Texas, IBTTA SmartBrief 9-3-20

Texas tollway tests wrong-way driver alert system,IBTTA SmartBrief 9-2-20

SkyDrive readies eVTOL ‘flying car’ for its first public sortie Flight Global 7-13-2020

Austin and NTT sign partnership on mobility data Cities Today 6-1-2020

TxDOT Names Starkes as New Area Engineer in Marshall TxDOT 4-14-2020

Building roads from plastic recyclables University of Texas at Arlington 4-10-2020

Cloud-based traffic management equipment aiding safety and planning in Arkansas Traffic Technology Today 3-27-2020

Waymo gamifies self-driving car data and wants everyone involved  Road Show (by CNET) 3-23-2020

Will Truck Convoying Be The First Viable Commercial Application For AV Technology? Forbes 3-21-2020

Tesla trails Waymo, Cruise and others in self-driving strategy, study claims  Road Show (by CNET) 3-18-2020

UBC engineers steer road-building breakthrough  Business in Vancouver (British Columbia)  3-13-2020

Supporting Autonomous Vehicles With Smart Roads Wards Auto 3-11-2020

Houston area connectors project to start in May Houston Chronicle 3-4-2020

Waymo’s next-gen self-driving tech can see what’s happening 500 meters ahead  Digital Trends 3-4-2020

Construction To Extend Dallas North Tollway Has Begun  CBS DFW 2-24-2020

DFW Airport Testing Driverless Shuttle to Transport Passengers NBC DFW 2-19-2020

Autonomous Shuttles Are Beginning To Close Real Transit Gaps Government Technology 2-19-2020

How hyperloop could stand apart from existing transit modes  Smart Cities Dive 2-12-2020

Texas cannot pave its way out of traffic problems  Dallas Morning News  1-26-2020

Tolling can lead transportation into the future Traffic Technology Today  1-22-2020

Self-driving big-rig trucks coming soon? Waymo set to begin mapping interstates in Texas, New Mexico USA Today 1-20-2020

North America’s First Autonomous Air Taxi Demonstration Takes Flight in Raleigh  Spectrum News  01-07-2020

Tolls increasing on some Austin-area roadways in 2020 KXAN 1-2-2020

Global infrastructure company proposes hyperloop across Texas CBS Austin  12-9-2019

Community input remains critical in route selection for Toll 49 extension Tyler Morning Telegraph  12-5-2019

Motorists get assistance on Toll 49 through NET RMA’s Roadside Rangers patrol service Tyler Morning Telegraph 11-26-2019

NET RMA program will exempt disabled veterans from tolls on 49 Tyler Morning Telegraph  11-12-2019

Where $28M in MoPac Express tolls are going  CBS Austin  10-24-2019

Improving air quality, regional congestion at heart of President George Bush Turnpike widening project  Community Impact Newspaper   10-19-2019

What should our roads look like in 2050? TxDOT wants your feedback  WFAA  10-9-2019

The most important electric cars for 2020 Green Car Reports 10-7-2019

Automated-Driving Features May Account For Welcome Recent Decline in U.S. Traffic Deaths Forbes 8-31-2019

Grand Parkway stays put in TxDOT’s 10-year road plan    Houston Chronicle 8-29-2019

Third-Party Support For Tolling Grows  IBTTA 8-27-2019