Michele Fuetsch

Business

I-75 Reopens in Cincinnati, Allowing Freight to Move Normally

Interstate 75 in Cincinnati is reopened in the heart of the city with freight and other traffic moving normally.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 21, 2015
Government, Fuel, Business

Oregon Congressman to Again Propose Higher Fuel Taxes to Pay for Roads

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, said he will reintroduce the bill he put forth last year to increase fuel taxes to pay for the nation’s road needs.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 16, 2015
Government, Business, Safety

Democrats Announce T&I Committee Members

Peter DeFazio of Oregon, ranking Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has announced the Democrats who will serve on T&I in the new Congress.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 14, 2015
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Driver Shortage, Truck Parking in New Resiliency Definition

WASHINGTON — Transportation officials have expanded the scope of their resiliency planning beyond infrastructure to such issues as how to make trucking more adaptable to driver shortages and inadequate truck parking, said a top official at the Federal Highway Administration.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 14, 2015
Government

Foxx to Release Framework for Transportation Policy

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation is preparing to release in the coming weeks what Secretary Anthony Foxx is calling a “framework” for the nation’s transportation system over the coming 30 years.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 13, 2015
Government, Business, Safety

Shuster Names Missouri’s Graves to Head Highway Subcommittee

Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) has been selected to head the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 13, 2015
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Foxx Comfortable With Decision to Open Border to Mexican Trucks

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said his department had plenty of information under which to justify opening the U.S. border to Mexican trucks despite a report from the Inspector General that said there were too few participants in a pilot program to determine if all Mexican trucks were safe enough to run U.S. roads.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2015
Business

US Opening Border to Mexican Truckers

John Sommers II for TT

The United States border is being opened to Mexican carriers, the Department of Transportation announced Jan. 9.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2015
Business

Missouri Truckers Preparing to Fight Efforts to Toll I-70

MoDOT/Flickr

Missouri truckers said they will fight renewed attempts by the state to toll Interstate 70 in order to pay for its rebuilding.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 9, 2015
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Crash Closes Both Directions of I-94 In Michigan

Interstate 94 is closed in both directions near Galesburg, Michigan, located between Kalamazoo and Battle Creek, after a crash this morning involving over 100 cars and trucks.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 9, 2015

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