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Regulators OK voluntary rail yard emission cuts

Regulators OK voluntary rail yard emission cuts

LOS ANGELES — State air regulators on Thursday approved a set of voluntary pollution cuts at the dirtiest rail yards in Southern California despite overwhelming objections from residents, local air regulators, port officials and environmental groups who called the agreement weak.

ATA Truck Tonnage index slips slightly in May

ATA Truck Tonnage index slips slightly in May

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.6 percent in May, which was the first month-to-month drop since February of this year.

Intermodal volume hits highest level since late 2008

Intermodal volume hits highest level since late 2008

WASHINGTON — The Association of American Railroads (AAR) Thursday reported that intermodal volume on U.S. freight railroads for the week ended June 19 reached its highest level since the 45th week of 2008.

Businesses spend more on durable goods in May

Businesses spend more on durable goods in May

WASHINGTON — Businesses spent more on big-ticket goods in May and the pace of layoffs slowed in the past week, the latest evidence that the economy is gradually improving.

Where is the 800-pound gorilla? It's getting closer and closer

Where is the 800-pound gorilla? It's getting closer and closer

That 800-pound gorilla appears to be almost ready to descend on the trucking industry.

Stevens Transport places large order for new Kenworth T700s

Stevens Transport places large order for new Kenworth T700s

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth Truck Co. today reports it has received a major order for 500 aerodynamic Kenworth T700s from Stevens Transport, a refrigerated transport carrier based in Dallas.

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