Government, Safety, TCA

Federal Funding to Help I-4 Truckers Find Place to Rest

Long-distance truckers will soon find it easier to park their big rigs off Interstate 4, thanks to $180 million in federal funding dedicated truck parking spots along the thoroughfare.

Martin E. Comas | Orlando Sentinel
February 1, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Florida Slow to Respond to Truck Parking Need Along I-4

Truck parking is a well-documented nationwide problem, but along Central Florida's heavily congested Interstate 4, the issue is particularly acute, with little relief in sight. 

Martin E. Comas | Orlando Sentinel
August 18, 2023
Government, Technology, Logistics, TCA

High-Tech Sensors Will Alert Truckers of Open Spaces at Florida Rest Stop

Keith Mullin felt lucky he found a space to park his truck Oct. 6 at an Interstate 4 rest area in Longwood, Fla., after a 20-hour trip from central Wisconsin.

Martin E. Comas | Orlando Sentinel
October 10, 2017

Truckers Face Dearth of Rest Stops Along Florida's I-4 Corridor

The inadequacy of truck rest areas in Central Florida recently became apparent in Seminole County as an increasing number of truckers started parking along the shoulders of Interstate 4 near the two rest stops just north of state Road 434 for lack of empty spaces.

Martin E. Comas | Orlando Sentinel
January 17, 2017