Tag Archives: MnPASS

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E-ZPass Electronic Toll Collection Comes to Minnesota

Nationwide Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) Interoperability has been an elusive goal for some time. In practical terms that would mean you’d be able to use your MnPASS transponder to pay tolls on a road trip to Chicago or in your rental car in Florida, and in turn, residents of those states would be able to […]

Would You Pay $876 to Cut 6 Minutes Off Your Commute?

There were some mighty big numbers in┬áthe annual Urban Mobility Scorecard that the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and data company Inrix released Wednesday. Twin Cities residents, the study found, spent an average of 47 hours in 2014 stuck in rush hour congestion. That put us at 23rd among the 101 ranked metros. Washington, D.C., led […]

Map Monday: MnPass Holders in the Twin Cities Metro

Here’s an interesting map via a recently published report from David Levinson, of MnPass holders and where they live in the Twin Cities: I don’t pretend to know the statistical background to this, but the model’s results are interesting, showing who MnPass theoretically (and actually?) serves: The paper estimates a binomial logit model that predicts, […]