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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
Business, Logistics, TCA

Steam Logistics Continues International Growth Despite Tariff Threat

Steam Logistics

Despite growing concerns of a trade war, one of Chattanooga, Tenn.’s fastest-growing international companies still expects to grow by more than 60% this year shipping goods worldwide.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 18, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

In Prelude to Trade War, US Details Tariffs on $50 Billion of Chinese Goods

From left, China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands on November 9, 2017, during a meeting outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (Artyom Ivanov/Tass/Abaca Press/TNS)

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration, rekindling its simmering trade war with China, issued a list of $50 billion of Chinese imports June 15 that would be subject to hefty tariffs.

Don Lee and Jim Puzzanghera | Tribune Washington Bureau
June 15, 2018
Business, TCA

U.S. Xpress Raises Over $250 Million in Stock Issue

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A decade after its owners took the company private, U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. returned to Wall Street June 14 to raise more than $250 million of equity and again become a publicly traded company.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 15, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Amazon Eyeing Another Big Shipping Hub South of Dallas

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Digital retail giant Amazon is growing its footprint again in North Texas.

Steve Brown | The Dallas Morning News
June 14, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Ports of Indiana Names New CEO

Ports of Indiana

Vanta E. Coda II has been named the Ports of Indiana’s next CEO to replace Rich Cooper following his retirement, effective July 1. Cooper is retiring after 16 years with the Ports of Indiana and will assist the organization with the leadership transition through the end of the year.

The Evening News and The Tribune (Jeffersonville, Ind.)
June 14, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

Autonomous Trucking Gaining Ground in China

Trucks sit idle in a parking lot at a logistics park in Chengdu, China, April 11, 2017. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

In China, autonomous trucking is coming faster than expected. Chinese driverless truck startup Fabu Technology said June 12 that its driverless trucks already have taken part in open road tests and it plans to offer intercity cargo transportation this year, which is expected to radically reshape the nation’s freight transportation market.

Cheng Yu | Asia News Network
June 13, 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, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Ohio Project Will Use Drones to Monitor Highway Traffic

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A three-year, $5.9 million study in central Ohio will use drones to monitor traffic on a 35-mile highway, and provide new information used to prevent crashes between manned and unmanned aircraft.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
June 12, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Rhode Island Truck Tolls Begin as Trucking Vows to Fight

Rhode Island Department of Transportation

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. — Rhode Island began charging tractor-trailers to drive on Interstate 95 on the morning of June 11. But while opponents rallied against a tolling scheme they call unconstitutional, it is unclear when — or even if — a long-threatened legal challenge will come.

Patrick Anderson | The Providence (R.I.) Journal,
June 12, 2018

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