Transport Topics

Bush Administration Considering Stronger Fuel-Economy Rules

Click here to write a Letter to the Editor. he Bush administration, which has been pushing plans to lessen dependence on imported oil, is considering strengthening fuel-economy rules, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

May 17, 2000

Traffic Congestion Is Worsening, Study Says

Click here to write a Letter to the Editor. .S. traffic congestion is getting worse, costing millions of hours in lost time and millions of dollars in wasted fuel, according to a study released Monday.

May 10, 2000

Overall Traffic Fatality Rate Rises, NHTSA Says

The fatality rate on the nation’s highways last year rose slightly from a record low in 2004, and overall fatalities and deaths from large truck crashes rose slightly, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday.

April 20, 2000

Senate Confirms Jackson as DHS Deputy Security

The full Senate confirmed Michael Jackson by unanimous consent Thursday to be deputy secretary at the Department of Homeland Security.

March 11, 2000

Border Near San Diego Is a Potential Security Threat, Post Says

The U.S. government believes an entry point into the country near San Diego could be a security risk, the Washington Post reported Thursday.

March 10, 2000

Rails’ Emissions Worse Than Trucks’, Canadian Study Says

A new study conducted by Environment Canada finds rail locomotives more damaging to the environment than heavy trucks, a release by the Canadian Trucking Alliance said.

November 20, 1999

Technical Difficulties Disrupt TT News

The Transport Topics Web site experienced technical difficulties on Monday and Tuesday, and may continue to have intermittent problems.

August 14, 1999

UPS Expands Asian Capacity Through Philippines Hub

UPS Inc. said it tripled the capacity of its Philippines sorting center to improve service in Asian markets such as China and Japan.

August 27, 1998

CSA Overtakes Economy as Trucking’s No. 1 Concern, ATRI Survey Shows

LAS VEGAS — The federal CSA safety ratings program replaced the economy atop the list of the most critical issues facing the trucking industry, the American Transportation Research Institute announced.