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Congestion Cost Trucking Industry Nearly $50 Billion In 2014

Jamie Rector/Bloomberg News

Congestion on the nation’s highways added more than $49.6 billion in operational costs for the trucking industry in 2014, according to research released on April 19 by the American Transportation Research Institute.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2016
Business

ATRI Announces Launch of Detailed Survey to Reveal Extent of Truck Parking Shortage

John Sommers II for TT

The American Transportation Research Institute launched what it called the first detailed survey of truck parking based on reporting from drivers, with the aim of gaining insight into one of the industry’s most significant ongoing headaches.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 28, 2016
Business

ATRI Looking for Drivers to Record Parking Experiences

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The American Transportation Research Institute launched on March 21 what it believes is the first detailed survey of truck parking with real-world reporting from drivers.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 21, 2016
Business

ATRI Seeks Motor Carrier Feedback for Safety Study

The American Transportation Research Institute is seeking input for carriers to create a database of crash costs by type and severity, the nonprofit research organization announced March 2.

Transport Topics
March 2, 2016
Business

ACT Research Report Signals Weaker October Freight Market

An ACT Research report that showed the first drop-off in October truck freight since 2009 is the latest indicator that weakness in the economy is being reflected in the trucking sector.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2015
Business

ATRI Survey Finds Truck Operating Costs Rose 2% in 2014

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The American Transportation Research Institute reported that motor-carrier operating costs rose about 2% to $1.703 per mile from $1.676, primarily due to higher equipment and driver wage costs.

Transport Topics
September 29, 2015
Government, Business

New ATRI Study to Analyze Impact of Nonpreventable Crashes on CSA Scores

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The American Transportation Research Institute is nearing completion of research that will support claims by many motor carriers that eliminating nonpreventable crashes from their safety profiles would significantly improve their Compliance, Safety Accountability crash scores, according to a top ATRI researcher.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
September 28, 2015
Business

ATRI Survey To Rank Top Industry Issues

Trucking industry leaders are being asked to rank their top concerns and ways to address them, in the American Transportation Research Institute’s 11th annual issues survey launched Aug. 4.

Transport Topics
August 4, 2015
Business, Government

Members of Congress Tout Repatriation as Way to Boost Infrastructure Revenue

Office of Rep. John Delaney

WASHINGTON — Talk of relying on repatriated revenue to pay for highway programs has gained considerable attention on Capitol Hill recently.

February 9, 2015
Business

NYC Suburb Tops Chicago as Worst Traffic Bottleneck, Says ATRI Survey

The nation’s worst traffic bottleneck is located in Fort Lee, New Jersey, where Interstate 95 and state Road 4 merge just west of Manhattan’s George Washington Bridge, according to a new American Transportation Research Institute survey.

January 5, 2015

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