Business, Special Coverage

Terms Offensive to Victims of Trafficking Are Harmful, Advocate Says

Lanier by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Doing away with terms associated with human trafficking and the exploitation of children would help improve the country’s understanding of a problem impacting millions of people every year, an official with Truckers Against Trafficking said March 24.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 24, 2017

P.A.M. Profits Plunge 78% on Higher Operating Expenses

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc.

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. earnings plummeted 78% in the fourth quarter compared with the prior year, falling short of the consensus forecast of industry analysts.

February 8, 2017

Maine Troopers Keep State Weigh Stations Flowing Freely


They trundle down the off-ramp from Interstate 95 by the hundreds, a long parade of hissing air brakes and roaring turbocharged diesel engines.

Matt Byrne | Portland (Maine) Press Herald
January 3, 2017

Patriot Transportation Posts Higher Profits, Revenue in Quarter

Patriot Transportation Holding Inc. reported net income rose 32% after the trucking company was able to earn $1.3 million on the sale of an easement during the quarter.

November 16, 2016

Central States Woes Continue, Pension Value Falls $500 Million

Central States Pension Fund lost $500 million during the first six months of this year, according to newly released financial documents, and continues to hemorrhage assets on the road towards eventual insolvency.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 7, 2016
Government, Business

Eno Unveils State Transportation Ballot Measures Database

Taxpayers and transportation stakeholders have a new online tool at their disposal for researching state ballot measures pertaining to transportation investments.

October 27, 2016
Government, Business

Minnesota, Wisconsin Celebrate New I-90 Bridge

Minnesota DOT

Officials from the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation along with elected officials celebrated the dedication of the new Dresbach Bridge over the Mississippi River on Oct. 21.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 24, 2016
Government, Business

House Transportation Chairman Bill Shuster to Debate Challenger Oct. 21

Pete Marovich/Bloomberg News

Before voters in Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District head to the election booths, they can hear from the incumbent Republican and Democratic challenger who have scheduled a debate Oct. 21.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 20, 2016
Government, Business

Minnesota DOT Recognizes Importance of Freight in Its Highway Program

Jimmy Emerson/Flickr

Freight is now its own category in Minnesota’s highway investment plan for the first time. Spurred by a requirement of the federal FAST Act, Minnesota’s Department of Transportation has allocated $610 million to freight in the $21 billion, 20-year plan.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2016
Government, Business

Wisconsin Transportation Leaders Unveil Freight Proposal

Positioning Wisconsin as a national leader in commercial transportation is among the goals of a draft freight plan the state’s transportation agency unveiled recently.

October 6, 2016