Josh Janney

Government

ATA Continues to Call for Revision of CSA Scoring System

American Trucking Associations is again calling for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to improve its Compliance, Safety, Accountability carrier monitoring system.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 29, 2015
Business

Freight Volumes Projected to Grow 29% Through 2026, ATA Report Says

Freight volumes are projected to increase by nearly 29% over the next 11 years, according to a report released by American Trucking Associations on July 27.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 27, 2015
Fuel

Diesel Average Drops 3.2¢ to $2.782 for Eighth Straight Weekly Decline

The U.S. diesel average fell for the eighth straight week, sliding 3.2 cents a gallon to $2.782, the Department of Energy reported July 20.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 27, 2015
Government, Business

ASCE Report Identifies Trends in Modernizing US Infrastructure

The American Society of Civil Engineers has released a report describing new trends in energy, water, freight and transportation that are modernizing U.S. infrastructure.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 24, 2015
Government, Business

ASCE to Unveil Infrastructure Report July 23

A report to be released by the American Society of Civil Engineers on July 23 will detail ways communities are modernizing infrastructure.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 21, 2015
Government

Busy Schedule Takes Secretary Anthony Foxx to Massachusetts, New York, Virginia

Mario Olivero/AASHTO

With authorization for the highway trust fund set to expire July 31, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will be making speeches in Massachusetts, New York and Virginia.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 20, 2015
Fuel, Government, Business, Logistics

Gas Tops Diesel for First Time Since ’09 as Calif. Refinery Outages Pinch Supply

The national average price of diesel fuel fell below gasoline for the first time in almost six years after diesel dipped and soaring gas prices in California caused the fuel’s national figure to jump.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 20, 2015
Government, Business

ARTBA: Short-Term Trust Fund Extension Would Only Delay Long-Term Solution

A cloud of uncertainty looms over plans by the Environment and Public Works Committee to pass a six-year highway bill, especially after House Republican leaders Paul Ryan and Bill Shuster introduced legislation July 13 to extend the authorization of transportation funding until mid-December.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 15, 2015
Government, Business

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs $73 Billion State Budget, Announces Run For President

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a $73 billion dollar state budget July 12, a day before announcing that he would join 14 other Republicans as a candidate for president of the United States.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 13, 2015
Government

Maine Gov. Paul LePage Authorizes Bond Proposal for Transportation Projects

Maine Gov. Paul LePage authorized on July 1 an $85 million bond proposal to fund transportation projects. It will be placed on the November ballot.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 6, 2015

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