truck parking


USDOT Unveils Guide, Grants to Combat Truck Parking Shortage

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, shown at a press conference in Detroit, says, "We owe our truckers a safe place to rest." (Erin Kirkland/Bloomberg News)

Describing efforts to battle the truck parking shortage, top federal transportation and maritime leaders unveiled a guide to help states and described available grants.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2022
Government, Equipment

ATA Touts USDOT’s Truck Parking Agenda

Trucks parked at a truck stop on Interstate 81 in Virginia Trucks parked at a truck stop in Virginia. "We will use every opportunity to educate state and local partners about the eligibility of federal funding for truck parking, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says. (Peggy Smith/Transport Topics)

American Trucking Associations recently highlighted the U.S. Department of Transportation’s focus on matters related to truck parking.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 30, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Stakeholders Grapple With Shortage of NYC Truck Parking

Truck parked on NYC street Truck parked on street by Linda Lee, New York City council member

The Trucking Association of New York and state leaders are looking to address a shortage of truck parking in the New York City area that has led to trucks being towed and booted.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
September 1, 2022

Delaware Bill Would Hike Fines for Residential Truck Parking

Getty Image of truck parking in a residential neighborhood A first violation of weight and size parking restrictions could climb from no less than $100 up to $500. Currently, the minimum is $28.75 and the maximum is $230. (kevinjeong00/Getty Images)

A bill to force truckers to stay away from Delaware residential parking or pay skyrocketing fines up to $2,000 awaits action by Gov. John Carney after it sailed through state General Assembly largely unopposed.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
August 15, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Researchers to Study Truck Parking in Iowa, Wisconsin

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Researchers from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), the University of Wisconsin-Madison and ParkUnload are conducting a truck parking pilot study to better understand how truck drivers use existing parking spaces and to test the benefits of using a mobile parking app.

July 26, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

I-81 Coalition Considers Federal Funding for Truck Parking

Andy Alden Andy Alden by Virginia Tech

An Interstate 81 coalition wants to form a multistate team to apply for federal funds to improve truck parking following a recent roundtable discussion with six states about inadequate spaces along the vital eastern U.S. freight corridor.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
July 12, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Three Guidebooks Being Developed to Help States Improve Truck Parking

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The American Transportation Research Institute supports efforts to create three guidebooks to help states better manage and improve truck parking facilities.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
May 18, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Buttigieg Reaffirms Efforts to Increase Truck Parking

Parked trucks John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg told senators the U.S. Department of Transportation is addressing the need for increasing access to parking for truck drivers.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 4, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Top 100

Mandates, E-Commerce and Congestion Complicate Truck Parking Issues

Parked trucks at roadside Trucks are parked at dawn, by the side of a freeway. (Ian McDonnel via Getty Images)

Truck parking, which affects everything from driver satisfaction to cargo security, is a top concern for the trucking industry.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
February 7, 2022
Government, Equipment

Minneapolis Approves Amended Truck Parking Ban

Osman Councilman Jamal Osman promoted the provisions directing city staff members to work with area groups to pursue truck parking solutions. (Minneapolis City Council Transportation and Works Committee via YouTube)

The Minneapolis City Council is prohibiting truck parking in the city.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 23, 2021