indiana

Government, Business, Safety

Indiana ‘Trooper in a Truck’ Day Nabs Texting, Speeding Drivers

Truck and trooper stop Troopers in the trucks radioed to state police patrolling up ahead to pull over offending motorists. (Indiana Motor Truck Association)

Who would have suspected that four tractor-trailers rolling down Indiana interstates earlier this month had a state trooper in the passenger’s seat?

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
July 28, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Indiana Gives Utilities $5.5 Million to Build EV Charging Network

An electric vehicle charger for workers in Indianapolis An electric vehicle charger for workers at an office building in Indianapolis. (Michelle Pemberton/IndyStar)

If you build it, they will come. At least that’s what the state of Indiana and its utilities are hoping for when it comes to charging stations and electric vehicles.

Sarah Bowman | Indianapolis Star
July 19, 2021
Government, Business

Indiana Awards $100 Million in Matching Funds for Local Infrastructure Projects

Eric Holcomb Gov. Eric Holcomb by INDOT via YouTube

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe McGuinness recently announced $100.2 million in state matching funds have been distributed to local government agencies to support road and bridge projects.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 5, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Indiana Awards $101 Million for Local Roads, Bridges

Rural road by a lake in Indiana A rural road in Indiana. State law requires that 50% of the available matching funds annually be awarded to communities within counties that have populations of 50,000 people or fewer. (David Arment/Getty Images)

The Indiana Department of Transportation and Gov. Eric Holcomb announced that local government agencies have received a combined $101 million in state matching funds to support road and bridge projects.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 10, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

FHWA Grant Supports Automated Truck Corridor on Interstate 70

Interstate 70 sign The portion of Interstate 70 that runs between Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio, for about 175 miles is the focus of the project. (cosmonaut/Getty Images)

A team of partners including the Indiana and Ohio departments of transportation has been awarded a federal grant of $4.4 million in support of an automated truck corridor.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 17, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

INDOT Awards $126 Million for Local Infrastructure Projects

Covered bridge in Indiana The Bean Blossom Covered Bridge in Brown County, Ind., about 40 miles south of Indianapolis. Some 6% of Indiana's bridges are considered structurally deficient. (Getty Images)

The Indiana Department of Transportation and Gov. Eric Holcomb recently announced that local government agencies have received a combined $126.5 million in state matching funds to support infrastructure construction projects.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 13, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Indiana DOT Will Temporarily Allow Food Trucks at Rest Areas

Interstate 65 and State of Indiana sign Interstate 65 is one of several major highways crisscrossing Indiana. (Getty Images)

The Indiana Department of Transportation launched a temporary permit program to allow licensed food trucks to operate at highway rest areas in order to serve commercial motor vehicle drivers who are hauling supplies during the coronavirus pandemic.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, TCA

How Indiana Got to the ‘I-69 Finish Line’

Indiana I-69 Vehicles travel along Interstate 69 north of Angola, Ind. (Associated Press/Joe Raymond)

The Indiana Department of Transportation has dubbed Section 6 of the Interstate 69 project the “I-69 Finish Line.”

Michael Reschke | The Herald-Times (Bloomington, Ind.)
October 24, 2019
Government, Technology, Safety

Cops in Indiana Have a Reputation for Having No Mercy on Speeders

Indiana State Police officer on motorcycle Elvert Barnes/Flickr

It’s not a closely guarded secret in trucking that if you speed on Indiana interstates, you risk getting pulled over by a state trooper. It’s been that way for a long time, according to Steve Bryan, president of data-crunching firm Vigillo.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 21, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Indiana DOT Announces $100 Million for Local Roads

Indiana DOT Trucks on Interstate 65 in Jeffersonville, Ind. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The Indiana Department of Transportation is dividing $100 million across 283 cities, towns and counties for local road projects.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 9, 2018

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