Illinois Tollway ATPMIllionois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA) awarded a contract to A-to-Be
This contract is for the purchase of Automatic Toll Payment Machines (ATPM) valued up to 33,2 million US dollars.
In the beginning of 2017, the board of Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA, also referred as The Illinois Tollway) unanimously voted to award a contract to BIT Mobility Solutions, LLC (BMS) for the purchase of Automatic Toll Payment Machines (ATPM) valued up to 33,2 million US dollars, following a public open tender.
BMS is a US company registered in Denver, Colorado, subsidiary of A-to-Be®, its single shareholder. It is the company authorized to license and distribute A-to-Be® products and solutions, for a closer contact and active presence in the North-American market. This new contract award is a consequence of A-to-Be® extensive background and references in the tolling and mobility industries, pursuing its international strategy.
ISTHA is replacing its current Automatic Coin Machines with ATPMs, which shall interface with the existing lane equipment and provide revenue capture and accounting information for cash and credit/debit card transactions. The contract includes the supply, installation and warranty services of up to 270 ATPM, with the possibility of maintenance services.
Illinois Tollway is an agency of the State of Illinois which exists to provide for the construction, operation, regulation, and maintenance of a system of toll highways within the State of Illinois. Its main revenue is derived from the tolls it collects from users. As of 2016, it maintains and operates 292 miles (470 km) of tollways in 13 counties in Northern Illinois, comprising five routes:
Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-39/I-90/US 51).
Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355).
Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway/Chicago–Kansas City Expressway (I-88/IL 56/IL 110).
Tri-State Tollway (I-41/I-80/I-94/I-294/US 41).
Elgin-O’Hare Tollway (IL 390).
Its 2017 budget and funding commitment of nearly $1 billion to support the sixth year of its 15-year, $12 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future, will position itself to continue expanding and improving the tollway system, deliver technological innovations, create greater opportunities for small, diverse and veteran firms and meet the needs of Illinois’ customers and communities at every turn.