Globalvia launches Slora – A new payment application for US toll roads

The free app allows drivers to pay tolls in real time without using cash, cards or electronic toll devices in the state of Virginia. This is an important development in Globalvia’s strategy to promote innovation and new transport mobility alternatives.

Globalvia, a leading global transportation infrastructure concession management company, today launched Slora in the United States, a new free application for cell phones that allows drivers to pay tolls in real time without the need to have a prepaid account or use a card or cash on the spot.

This new App is part of Globalvia’s strategy and commitment to innovation in the field of mobility, which is a fundamental pillar of its performance in the infrastructure sector. The company has several projects underway in the area of innovation. In January of this year the company activated the Smart45 project with the installation of intelligent sensors on one of its Spanish highways with the aim of improving road safety. In addition, to promote this area, Globalvia incorporated Fernando Vallejo LázaroDirector of Innovation and Systems, to its Management Committee, with the aim of promoting this activity. In his own words: «Now mobility starts on the mobile device and the Slora App will allow us to move more easily and without worries«.

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By simply downloading the app and registering by entering their license plate and credit card information, users will be able to make use of the payment service through video tollingtechnology by simply using the Free Flow lanes on Virginia’s toll roads. Slora can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store in the United States.

Another advantage of Slora is that it enables drivers to make a monitoring their expenditure and incorporating several vehicles to a single account, including rental cars.

«We are delighted to be able to offer this new application to all users of Virginia’s toll roads,» says Antonio MorenoDirector of Operations for Pocahontas Parkway, a Globalvia concession in the United States and therefore one of the highways on which Slora will go live. «Through this innovative application we intend to promote a more agile and efficient use of Virginia’s toll road network, eliminating waiting times in manual toll payment or unnecessary prepayments

Slora is accepted on Virginia’s major toll roads, including themanaged lanesof Interstates I-64, I-66, I-95, I-395 and I-495, as well as the Pocahontas Parkway, Powhite Parkway Extension, Dulles Toll Road, Chesapeake Expressway, Dominion Boulevard, South Norfolk Jordan Bridge, Coleman Bridge and Elizabeth River Tunnels.

«We continue to work towards a smart infrastructure with the aim of making road travel as safe and efficient as possible for the user,» Moreno emphasises.

Slora by Globalvia

Globalvia’s Slora is a B2C digital platform to offer direct services to end users, starting with the payment and control of highway tolls through an easy-to-use mobile app and without the need for transponders or prepayment.

Globalvia is currently working in Portugal and Chile so that Slora can be used in these countries as it is already being used in the United States. It has been developed by OpenVia, the technological and innovation platform of the Globalvia Group that promotes new mobility solutions.

More information on the project can be found on Slora’s website or on its Facebook and Instagram social media profiles.