truck parking

Government, Business, Logistics

Urban Planning Must Consider Freight, Engineers Say

 Varanesh Singh Varanesh Singh by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — As cities continue to embrace designs for “complete streets,” tailored for cars, bicyclists and pedestrians traveling alongside one another, urban planners should consider freight needs too, engineering experts said.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 12, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

FHWA Grant Supports Truck Parking Project Along I-10

1-10 in Houston 1-10 in Houston by Shutterstock

The Federal Highway Administration has awarded the Texas Department of Transportation nearly $7 million to fund a truck parking availability system along Interstate 10 in four states.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

ATRI Launches Online Survey on Truck Parking

Truck Parking A truck pulls out of a parking space. (iStock)

The American Transportation Research Institute has launched an online survey to collect input from drivers on their preferences regarding data formats and delivery systems of truck parking availability information.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 9, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

FMCSA Updates Truckers on Parking, Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Issues

FMCSA's Joe DeLorenzo provides a driver update at a MATS session FMCSA's Joe DeLorenzo provides a driver update at a MATS session. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A top Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official updated truckers on the agency’s efforts to mitigate parking problems and the obligations for drivers as the agency moves toward implementation of the drug and alcohol clearinghouse rule.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 28, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

State DOTs Are Provided Parking Software for Trucks at Rest Stops

Trucks parked at a truck stop TT file photo

Intelligent Imaging Systems announced it is providing state departments of transportation with its IIS Smart Parking software for trucks at rest stops.

Roger Gilroy and Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporters
March 14, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

PennDOT Officials Assess 19 Responses on Truck Parking Solutions

Truck Parking Solutions Aerial photo of a rural interstate truck stop in Brookville, Pa. (Getty Images)

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is reviewing industry responses to its request for input on the prospect of initiating a public-private partnership to help the state address its shortage of truck parking.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2019
Government, Business

More Private Parking Spaces on the Way as Natso, FHWA Count Spots

Love's truck stop outside of Las Vegas Love’s Travel Stops plans to add 40 new locations and more than 3,500 parking spaces in 2019. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Some of the nation’s largest travel-stop companies are adding parking spaces and expanding operations in 2019, as national demand for truck parking continues to rise.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
February 6, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Midwest States Launch Program to Address Truck Parking Issues

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A group of eight Midwestern states has launched a system to inform truckers about parking availability along interstate highways. Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin launched the Trucks Park Here program.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 7, 2019
Government, Business

FHWA Announces Plan for Updated Truck Parking Survey

Trucks parked near San Diego Trucks parked at dawn by the side of a freeway near San Diego. (Getty Images)

The Federal Highway Administration has notified state transportation officials and private truck stop operators that it is drawing plans to update the 2014 nationwide “Jason’s Law” survey that assessed the availability of truck driver parking.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 26, 2018
Business, Fuel

Love’s Adds Truck Parking in Four States

Love's sign Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops added 357 truck parking spaces as a result of opening four new sites. The locations opened Dec.14 in Hope Hull, Ala.; Brush, Colo.; Bushnell, Fla.; and Bellville, Ohio.

December 18, 2017