Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Truck Parking Data Systems Top ATRI’s Research Priorities List

parked trucks TT file photo

The American Transportation Research Institute’s recently unveiled list of research priorities for 2019 covers an array of topical issues, ranging from truck parking to tolls.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 26, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks: Texas Tops 2019 ATRI List With 13

Bottlenecks Traffic travels toward the George Washington Bridge. ATRI ranks this area as having the nation’s worst bottleneck. (George McNish/North Jersey Media Group)

The passage to the George Washington Bridge on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River has once again been named the country’s worst bottleneck for trucks. See a map of the 2019 Top 10 and the list of the Top 100.

February 12, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Driver Shortage Repeats as Top Concern in ATRI Industry Survey

ATRI booth at MCE The ATRI booth at MCE. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

AUSTIN, Texas — For the second year in a row, the national shortage of qualified truck drivers is considered the industry’s most pressing concern, according to an annual report prepared by the American Transportation Research Institute.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 30, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Cost of Operating a Truck Up 6% to $1.69 Per Mile, ATRI Report Says

A steady flow of tractor-trailers A steady flow of tractor-trailers lead the way down a busy interstate highway in Tennessee. (Getty Images)

The cost of operating a truck averaged $1.69 per mile, a 6% increase in 2017 according to a report released Oct. 2 by the American Transportation Research Institute.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 4, 2018
Business, Safety

ATRI Launches Industry Issues Survey

Driver in cab interior The driver shortage was No. 1 in last year's survey. (John Ballance)

Trucking industry representatives now can submit their concerns to the American Transportation Research Institute. The nonprofit research organization launched its 2018 Top Industry Issues Survey on Aug. 21.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 21, 2018

ATRI Report Offers Guidelines for Freight Plans

The American Transportation Research Institute released a report outlining the best practices for freight planning at the state level Feb. 27.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 28, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

2018: Atlanta’s ‘Spaghetti Junction’ Tops ATRI’s Freight Bottlenecks List Again

Map pinpoints top 10 freight bottlenecks Google Maps

For the third successive year, Atlanta’s five-level stack interchange known as “Spaghetti Junction,” where Interstates 285 and I-85 north intersect, is again the most congested freight bottleneck in the nation, according to new research conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
January 24, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Top Truck Bottlenecks Report Coming Soon, ATRI President Says

Bottleneck in California 57/60 Confluence Project

WASHINGTON — The definitive guide to the country’s top truck bottlenecks will be released Jan. 25, the president of American Transportation Research Institute, which publishes the report, said Jan. 9.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
January 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

ATRI Appoints Four New Members to Board of Directors

The American Transportation Research Institute announced Dec. 19 that four new members will join its board of directors.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 20, 2017
Government, Business

ATRI Recommends Federal Fuel Tax Increase

The American Transportation Research Institute has determined that a federal fuel tax increase is the best option for achieving a large-scale infrastructure program.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 9, 2017