Marissa Gamache

Features Coordinator

Marissa Gamache is a young and hungry journalist born and raised in Minnesota. Growing up with three brothers she took a liking to the Great Outdoors at a young age.


Government

Road Work in Illinois Resumes After 9-Day Stoppage

Work resumed July 10 at Illinois construction sites after a nine-day halt due to a state budget impasse.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
July 13, 2017
Government, Fuel

South Carolina Begins Six-Stage Phase-In of 12-Cent Fuel Tax Increase

South Carolina on July 1 began a six-year trek that will raise taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel by 2 cents a gallon each July into 2022.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
July 13, 2017
Government, Business

Group Devises Recommendations to Protect Consumers Against Mover Fraud

A federally appointed working group on household goods tackled recommendations for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that aim to better inform consumers of moving fraud and streamline paperwork for brokerage and moving companies.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
June 29, 2017
Government

Highway Work Will Stop in Illinois if Legislature Fails to Act, IDOT Says

The Illinois Department of Transportation warned that it will be unable to pay for road work underway if state lawmakers don’t soon finish a budget.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
June 26, 2017
Equipment

State Winners Gearing Up for National Truck Driving Championships

State-level championships are coming to a quick close with the winners poised to move on to the National Truck Driving Championships in August.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
June 22, 2017
Business, Fuel

Pepsi Heads Seven Fleets Competing in Run on Less Event

Seven fleets are participating in national Run On Less event hosted by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and Carbon War Room, led by PepsiCo Inc., which ranks No. 1 on the Transport Topics Top 100 rankings of private carriers in North America.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
June 21, 2017
Business

Dredging Makes Slow, Uneven Progress on East Coast to Welcome Bigger Ships

East Coast ports eager to capitalize on the newly expanded Panama Canal are engaged in massive dredging projects to reach the ideal channel depth of 50 feet or more, but so far results are uneven. (With interactive graphic.)

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
August 8, 2016
Business, Safety

Theft of Cargo Is Constant Worry for Trucking

Incidents of cargo theft occur all too often across the nation and are a constant worry for trucking.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
July 19, 2016
Business

Interstate System Turns 60; Highways Show Their Age

The Interstate Highway System, the backbone of U.S. freight transportation, turns 60 years old this week.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
June 27, 2016