Most drivers would pay $15 to enter Manhattan’s business district under a plan released by New York officials Nov. 30, the first such program in the U.S. if approved by officials next year.
Shipping companies have paid a total of $235 million so far this year to jump ahead of the backlog at the Panama Canal, according to data from shipping agency Waypoint Port Services.
Snarled traffic added $94.6 billion in costs to the trucking industry in 2021, up from $74.5 billion in 2016, according to a study by the American Transportation Research Institute.
WASHINGTON — Nearly three years after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, global supply chains and international ocean carriers have seen cargo volumes return to pre-pandemic levels.
WASHINGTON — As Congress eyes an infrastructure package, a coalition of transportation agencies and Amtrak on July 14 released a 15-year plan of rail improvements for the congested Northeast Corridor that would boost daily train routes and significantly speed travel on Acela express lines.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Peter DeFazio, chairman of the U.S. House transportation committee and author of a comprehensive five-year, $547 billion highway bill, is very aware that being stuck in traffic is bad for business.
Boston is home to the Pats, the Sox and wicked traffic. A report published March 9 determined Beantown’s average driver spent nearly 150 hours a year stuck in traffic, good enough to be named the most congested city in the country and ninth in the world.
The Oregon Department of Transportation has announced three leaders to steer its newly formed Office of Urban Mobility and Mega Project Delivery.
Los Angeles has joined the metropolitan areas that are exploring congestion pricing systems.
New York’s congestion pricing plan should include fees on motorists both entering and leaving midtown Manhattan, as well as variable rates linked to peak and off-peak hours to encourage commuters to choose the least busy times to travel, a transportation group recommended.