Thursday, April 19, 2018
The Nation
ATRI and FHWA release freight bottleneck analysis

ATRI and FHWA release freight bottleneck analysis

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today released the findings of their 2009 Bottleneck Analysis of 100 Freight Significant Highway Locations. The research, which assesses the level of truck-oriented congestion at 100 locations on the national highway system, uses ATRI-developed analysis methods, customized software tools and terabytes of data from trucking operations to produce a congestion severity ranking for each location. This research is one of the expanded capabilities of the Freight Performance Measures (FPM) initiative, which is sponsored by FHWA’s Office of Freight Management and Operations and operated by ATRI.

IdleAire bought by Knoxville company

IdleAire bought by Knoxville company

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The new owners of a green technology company based in Knoxville say they'll take a conservative approach to expanding.

UDOT I-15 construction affects truckers; website set up

UDOT I-15 construction affects truckers; website set up

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has started on the most significant of the seven construction projects along Interstate 15 this summer.

Kansas governor touts highway bill as big jobs boost

Kansas governor touts highway bill as big jobs boost

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas' new transportation improvements will create tens of thousands of jobs and "almost limitless" economic opportunities, Gov. Mark Parkinson said Tuesday, just before signing the $8.2 billion program into law.

The Trucker adds Petro to distribution centers June 1

The Trucker adds Petro to distribution centers June 1

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC under its recently announced agreement with Target Media Partners Operating Company (TMP) will distribute TMP’s trucking newspaper The Trucker along with a variety of driver publications such as Trucker's Connection and TruckJobSeekers.com at TravelCenters of America (TA) and Petro Stopping Center locations effective June 1.

Lawmaker: Obama to send 1,200 troops to Mexican border

Lawmaker: Obama to send 1,200 troops to Mexican border

PHOENIX — The Obama administration plans to announce later today that it will send as many as 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to improve border security, an Arizona congresswoman said.

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