Infrastructure
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Editorial: Hot Topics for Summer’s Swelter

A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would provide relief for truckers from some hours-of-service rules. With it, both houses of Congress are now circulating legislation that targets change to HOS regulations, adding to a flurry of trucking-related activity taking place on Capitol Hill.

Transport Topics
June 21, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Ambassador Bridge Owner Manuel Moroun Asks Trump to Halt Gordie Howe Bridge Project

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After fighting unsuccessfully for years in court and at the ballot box to prevent construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge, the owners of the Ambassador Bridge are turning to President Donald Trump for help.

Dana Afana | MLive.com (Walker, Mich.)
June 21, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Capitol Agenda for the Week of June 18: Have a Pothole? Call Domino’s

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For a limited time only, Domino’s is mixing it up in the infrastructure game. After you order two medium pizzas with any topping and a drink, don’t forget to say you want free refills on the potholes outside your window. Here's a look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2018
Government, Technology, Logistics, TCA

‘Smart City’ Columbus Cites Technology, Collaboration as Keys to Future

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Few things annoy futurist David Staley as much as when he is in his car stopped at a traffic light and no one is moving.

Mark Williams | The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch
June 18, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Iowa Commission Approves $3.4 Billion, Five-Year Road and Infrastructure Plan

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Iowa’s transportation commission has approved a $3.4 billion Transportation Improvement Program for fiscal years 2019-2023.

Mitchell Schmidt | The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
June 13, 2018
Government

Elaine Chao Touts Rural Benefits of INFRA Grants at DOT Ceremony

Milwaukee interstates A $160 million grant will expand the Interstate 94 North-South Freeway near Milwaukee. (Clint Midwestwood/Flickr)

The latest Infrastructure For Rebuilding America grants will increase mobility in both rural and urban areas, according to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 8, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

West Virginia Turnpike Tolls to Double

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West Virginia’s motorists and visitors traveling across the Mountain State learned June 7 that tolls along the West Virginia Turnpike will double when the year 2019 arrives on their calendars.

Greg Jordan | Bluefield (W. Va.) Daily Telegraph
June 8, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Texas Planning Group Outlines Regional Freight Corridor

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In Texas, Sherman-Denison Metropolitan Planning Organization officials expect to present the draft version of a regional freight corridor plan later this summer.

Michael Hutchins | Herald Democrat (Sherman, Texas)
June 7, 2018
Government, Business

National League of Cities Report: Infrastructure Among Top Issues for Local Leaders

Local elected officials continue to sound the alarm on the challenges stemming from inefficient transportation networks amid the absence of long-term infrastructure funding assurances from the White House and the U.S. Congress.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 6, 2018
Government

Sen. Susan Collins Says ‘It’s Hard to See’ Comprehensive Infrastructure Bill This Year

Los Angeles highway traffic (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

WASHINGTON — Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), the Senate’s top transportation funding leader, expressed pessimism over whether her chamber would advance a long-term infrastructure measure this year, a sentiment shared by the Trump White House.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 6, 2018

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