RUC Conference Programme


RUC Conference Programme

Two Days of Intelligence

The two-day agenda for CiTTi Magazine’s Road User Charging Conference is developed to ensure all delegates receive:

Ideas from leading senior international practitioners who understand your challenges

Invaluable case studies on what authorities around the world have learned

Networking breaks, including drinks reception, to help you dissect the event with your peers.

3rd March 2021

  1. Is there an update on the legislation process for the Eurovignette Directive?   What has the review been for the EU Framework to the develop of infrastructure?    What will happen to vignettes in the ...
  2. Has COVID-19 made any changes to payments and OBU’s  Why have rates changed?   What changes have been made for trucks to be equipped with OBU’s   
  3. TBC
  4. Tendering in the process 2020  Expanding toll road network for the future 
  5. A brief introduction to the current situation in Finland   New legislation on congestion pricing in cities    Plans to introduce a vignette system for heavy duty vehicles  
  6. New free flow toll collection system with multiple lanes  Does this mean all vehicles need a DSRC?  Cashless payment tolls, are they a new way of payment after COVID-19?  
  7. What challenges were faced with local and national toll collectors during COVID-19?  What can be implemented for the future?  Lessons learnt on how to tele-working on commuter traffic and urban mobili ...
  8. Is it scheduled and planned to take place in 2023?  HGV toll will divert traffic freight traffic to other roads, will this affect HGVs?  Toll rates depend on environmental features of the truck 
  9. When will this be implemented?  Discuss the process of implementing the new truck toll  Show the problems and benefits to implement a new truck toll?  
  10. Challenges expected on European roads?  Different tolling system and rates – does this affect your operations  Is interoperability an issue?   How much hassle does it cause freight companies using the ...
  11. Trucks will now pay tolls on 1st category roads  Extending the toll road payments who will be affected?  How much budget revenue was used to develop road infrastructure? 

4th March 2021

  1. Nation’s oldest turnpike will be turning their entire system to cashless by autumn 2021 
  2. Will congestion be improved?  How will the infrastructure be built and how long will it take?  Discuss which bridges will be replaced 
  3. When will this be implemented?  Cost of investment  Timescales to be introduced and changes to the public acceptance?  
  4. How is the large scale on road pilot progressing?   Who is involved and how long will it take to pilot?  Discuss the new payment collection method for heavy vehicle charge for the potential future sta ...
  5. How to increase more funding for road infrastructure  What opportunities are there for the future of road charging?  Will technology soon change the ways toll operators work?  
  6. What is the investment and when will it be built?  First road tender opening in July 2020 and other bids in December 2020  What benefits will this provide with these new road infrastructure investment ...
  7. When will this be implemented?  When will GNSS truck tolling take into effect?  Can the truck toll increase or decrease trucks on the road?  
  8. What is the current plan and when will it be implemented?  Who is in charge of the implementation and how will truck users perceive of this?   Can this reduce congestion on roads? 
  9. Does it give customers more ease when paying?  Who benefits from these fuel cards?  Explain the implementation of introducing 3 new fuel cards to the toll system  Viktória Siklósi, International Relat ...
  10. Can replacement of toll road fees and fuel tax and vehicle registration help road charging?  Does it receive public acceptance?  When will this take place?