Government, Business

Fleets Need to Have Contingency Plan for Emergencies, TRB Panel Says

Fimbel Richard Fimbel speaks at the virtual event. (Screengrab via TRB)

Taking into account some of the myriad challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic, management experts offered a glimpse of future operational issues and shared recommendations for how to address them.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 26, 2021
Government, Safety

FHWA Issues $500,000 in Emergency Relief Funds to Vermont

A swollen Winooski River flows past farm fields A swollen Winooski River flows past farm fields April 16, 2019, in Middlesex, Vt. Now, the state is receiving help after heavy rain and high winds ravaged roads and bridges Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. (Lisa Rathke/Associated Press)

Vermont will receive $500,000 in federal funding to repair roads and bridges that have been damaged by heavy rain and flooding.

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

HOS Rules Relaxed as Subtropical Storm Moves Through Southeast

Alberto Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches Pensacola, Fla. (Dan Anderson/Associated Press)

Hours-of-service rules are being relaxed in seven states as Subtropical Storm Alberto bears down on the Southeast.

May 29, 2018
Government, Business

States, Territories to Receive $1 Billion in Storm Relief, USDOT Announces

Hurricane Harvey floodwaters A truck drives through floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas last September. (David J. Phillip/Associated Press)

Nearly three dozen states and territories will receive $1 billion to repair infrastructure recently damaged by severe weather and natural disasters, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced April 13.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 13, 2018