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Business, Safety, Logistics

New York Faces New Flood Threat Just Weeks After Ida’s Havoc

New York Faces New Flood Threat Just Weeks After Ida’s Havoc Cars and trucks sit abandoned on the flooded Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York and the U.S. Northeast are facing another flood threat just three weeks after the remnants of Hurricane Ida devastated the region, but the heavy rain expected through Sept. 24 won’t match that storm’s deadly deluge.

September 23, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

FHWA Approval Initiates Environmental Assessment for NYC Congestion Pricing Program

Midtown Evening traffic in Manhattan. (deberarr/Getty Images)

The Federal Highway Administration on Sept. 7 is expected to initiate an Environmental Assessment associated with a proposed congestion pricing program for the city of New York.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 25, 2021
Government, Safety

NYC Leaders’ Plan for Expressway Aims to Toughen Truck Enforcement

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway North/eastbound on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. (roadwaywiz via YouTube)

New York City officials have unveiled a plan to extend the life of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway cantilever that includes a goal of reducing truck traffic on the corridor.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Mobileye First to Test Self-Driving Vehicles in New York City

Mobileye's autonomous vehicle passes a New York City landmark, Radio City Music Hall A Mobileye self-driving vehicle passes a New York City landmark, Radio City Music Hall. (Mobileye an Intel Company/YouTube)

Mobileye, an autonomous vehicle company owned by Intel, announced that it has been testing its driverless cars on New York City streets since June, making it the first and only company thus far to receive a New York AV testing permit.

Erik Bascome | Staten Island Advance, N.Y.
July 26, 2021
Government, Safety

Two Interstate Projects Commence in New York’s Finger Lakes Region

Interstate 490 in Rochester, N.Y. A view of Interstate 490 in Rochester, N.Y. Work has begun on a $9.7 million refurbishing project, with paving scheduled to begin this month. (gtatorpics09 via YouTube)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that work has begun on two interstate projects in the Finger Lakes region.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 4, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

N.Y. Bill Orders All-Electric Truck Sales by 2045

Vehicles on I-90 in New York Traffic flows on I-90 in New York. (Mike Groll/Associated Press)

ALBANY, N.Y. — The state Senate on April 26 passed a bill that would essentially mandate that all new passenger cars sold in the state run on electric power by 2035 and trucks and other heavy duty vehicles run on electricity by 2045.

Rick Karlin | Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)
April 27, 2021
Business, Equipment

Conway Beam Expands Dealership in Western New York

A Mack truck A Mack truck on the highway. Conway Beam Truck Group sells and services vehicles from Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America. (Mack Trucks)

Truck dealership Conway Beam Truck Group announced it invested $16.2 million with the opening of a new 75,000-square-foot location in West Seneca, N.Y.

January 22, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

New York Completes Bridge Project to Prevent Truck Strikes

Cuomo Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a past press conference. (NYGovCuomo via YouTube)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced the completion of a bridge replacement project that is meant to prevent bridge strikes by providing higher clearance for vehicles, including trucks.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 10, 2020
Government, Business

New York Officials Break Ground on Staten Island Expressway Project

Staten Island groundbreaking NYSDOT Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez and the road crew constructing the auxiliary lane on a section of the westbound Staten Island Expressway. (NYCDOT via Twitter)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that construction has begun on a project to create a continuous auxiliary lane on a portion of the Staten Island Expressway.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

N.Y. Leaders Break Ground on Intermodal Hub at Long Island Airport

Groundbreaking at Long Island MacArthur International Airport Airport Commissioner Shelley LaRose-Arken (from left), New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and Regional Director for Empire State Development Cara Longworth at the groundbreaking ceremony. (Daniel Goodrich/Town of Islip)

New York officials recently announced the groundbreaking for a project to build an intermodal transportation hub at Long Island MacArthur Airport.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2020