New York

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
Government, Business

DHS Lifts New York Trusted Traveler Ban

trucks at Canadian border Commercial trucks make their way through the Canadian port of entry. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

The Department of Homeland Security announced it will lift its ban on certain Trusted Traveler Programs for New York residents.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 24, 2020
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Northeast-Albany Relocates Closer to Interstate 87

Kenworth dealership A Kenworth dealership in Dallas. (Shutterstock)

Kenworth Northeast Group Inc. announced it relocated its full-service Kenworth Northeast-Albany dealership 12 miles north to a new location in Halfmoon, N.Y., calling it a “major upgrade.”

March 30, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Truckers Who Visited New York City Don’t Have to Self-Quarantine

Congestion at the George Washington Bridge toll plaza Congestion at the George Washington Bridge toll plaza heading into New York City. (Julio Cortez/Associated Press)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued guidance specifically for transportation and delivery workers operating in New York City.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 27, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

New York Officials, Trucking Association Take Caution Amid COVID-19

George Washington Bridge NY Traffic heading into New York City on the George Washington Bridge. (Getty Images)

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have teamed up to institute restrictions on social gathering places. Trucking Association of New York President Kendra Hems said it still is too early to tell what the restrictions’ impacts on the industry will be.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 17, 2020
Business, Safety

N.Y. Auto Show Likely to Be Delayed to August Because of Virus

2019 Mazda CX-5 The 2019 Mazda CX-5 is shown at the New York Auto Show on April 17, 2019. (Mark Lennihan/Associated Press)

The annual New York auto show probably will be pushed back to August from April due to the coronavirus.

Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
March 10, 2020
Government, Business

Andrew Cuomo Willing to Provide Information — With Limits — to Feds for Trusted Traveler Programs

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo by Hans Pennink/Associated Press

New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has indicated a willingness to provide information to the federal government on individuals enrolling or renewing their applications for Trusted Traveler Programs, but remains adamant in his refusal to provide state Department of Motor Vehicles database information.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 25, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Mack Unveils LR Electric Model for New York City Department of Sanitation

Mack's new LR Electric sanitation truck The Mack LR will be sent to Brooklyn, N.Y., in the second quarter of the year, Mack officials said. (Jim Stinson/Transport Topics)

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Mack Trucks on Jan. 9 unveiled its new LR Electric sanitation truck, a Class 8 vehicle it hopes will populate New York City’s fleet.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 9, 2020

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