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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
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

NYC Creeps Ahead on Congestion Fees, Raising Doubts on Deadline

NYC Congestion in midtown Manhattan. (U.S. Department of Transportation)

Tolls on motorists entering midtown Manhattan promise to alter everyday life for millions of people in the most populous U.S. city. Yet with the fees slated to begin in a year, the panel empowered to set pricing and other policies has yet to be created.

Henry Goldman | Bloomberg News
December 27, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, TCA

Conn. Rail Plan Would Cut Travel From New Haven to New York by 30 Minutes

Metro-North Railroad A view of the the Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line at the Croton–Harmon station in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., on Nov. 2, 2016. (Seth Wenig/Associated Press)

Gov. Ned Lamont will call Nov. 7 for more than $4 billion in improvements for the Metro-North Railroad to cut travel times and alleviate traffic congestion in lower Fairfield County.

Christopher Keating | The Hartford (Conn.) Courant
November 7, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Williams CEO Says Its Gas Pipe Can Help Cuomo’s NY Green Goals

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo by Peter Foley/Bloomberg News

A natural gas pipeline that has been held up by New York could help Gov. Andrew Cuomo meet his ambitious clean energy goals if he approves it, according to the developer behind the $1 billion project.

Stephen Cunningham | Bloomberg News
October 22, 2019
Government, Safety

TRIP Report Finds 10% of New York’s Bridges Are Structurally Deficient

Taxi crossing bridge Getty Images

Ten percent of New York state’s bridges are structurally deficient and continue to bear millions of vehicles per day, according to a recent report from The Road Information Program.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 23, 2019