Richard Stradling

Government, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

North Carolina Pays Researchers to Prep for Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous concept Autonomous concept by Getty Images

Teams of researchers based at three state universities will spend the next three years developing ways to help North Carolina prepare for autonomous vehicles and other new transportation technologies.

Richard Stradling | The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
December 18, 2019
Government, Logistics, TCA

North Carolina to Bring in Trucks, Supplies on Transport Ship to Flooded Wilmington

MV Cape Ray MV Cape Ray, shown in Italy in 2014, will help bring supplies to Wilmington, N.C. (Adriana Sapone/AP)

RALEIGH, N.C. — The state is arranging for a large transport ship to ferry trucks and supplies into the Port of Wilmington to relieve shortages in the city caused by flooding.

Richard Stradling | The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
September 19, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Self-Driving Cars Are On North Carolina Turnpike Authority’s Radar

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The fatal crash involving an Uber self-driving car in Arizona last month has not dissuaded the North Carolina Turnpike Authority from urging companies to test autonomous vehicles on the Triangle Expressway in western Wake County.

Richard Stradling | The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
April 5, 2018
TCA

Duke Energy to Install Anti-Idling System at North Carolina Truck Stop

Duke Energy will spend $300,000 to install a system at a truck stop off Interstate 95 in Kenly, N.C., that will let truckers plug their rigs in rather than let their diesel engines idle.

Richard Stradling | The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
May 11, 2017