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Pennsylvania Town Grapples With Influx of Truck Traffic

Chris Hag/Flickr

A 102-inch-wide tractor-trailer belongs in Alburtis, a hillside borough of 2,400 people, narrow streets and no traffic lights, about as much as a tricycle belongs on Interstate 78.

Andrew Wagaman | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
March 21, 2017
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How One Tea Party Conservative Took On a Highway Department Dynasty

Andrew Gasser, photo via andrewgasser.com

When a tea party conservative defeated a 24-year officeholder in last month's Republican primary, it ended one of the longest-running political dynasties in the Chicago area, spanning three generations over about half a century.

Robert McCoppin | Chicago Tribune
March 20, 2017
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Port of Savannah Shipments Reach All-Time High

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District

Cargo shipments to the Port of Savannah in Georgia rose 10% last month to an all-time high for February as the widened Panama Canal continued to boost the number and size of ships headed for U.S. East Coast ports.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
March 20, 2017
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Uber Says Trade Theft Case Is Between Otto Chief and Google

Otto

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber wants an explosive patent infringement lawsuit that could be worth millions sent to binding arbitration rather than open court.

Marco della Cava and Elizabeth Weise | USA Today
March 20, 2017
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Georgia UPS Driver Inducted Into Company's Circle of Honor for 25 Years of Accident-Free Driving

In the past 25 years, Lisa Black has logged countless miles delivering packages in her big, brown UPS truck, and she was honored recently for delivering them all accident-free.

Bianca Cain Johnson | The Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle
March 20, 2017
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UPS Chief’s Pay Rose More Than 20% to $13.7 Million Last Year

UPS Inc.

UPS Inc. CEO David Abney’s pay increased more than 20% last year even as the package deliverer struggled with weakening profits from dropping off online orders at homes.

Russell Grantham | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 17, 2017
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The Troubled, Covert Agency Responsible for Hauling the Nation’s Most Lethal Cargo

This truck hauls nukes. Photo by OST.

WASHINGTON — The unmarked 18-wheelers ply the nation’s interstates and two-lane highways, logging 3 million miles a year hauling the most lethal cargo there is: nuclear bombs.

Ralph Vartabedian and W.J. Hennigan | Tribune Washington Bureau
March 17, 2017
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Saudi Arabia Company Positions Itself for Breakbulk Growth at Port of Houston

Bahri

Saudi Arabia-based Bahri, a logistics and transportation company, officially opened its Houston office March 16 as the region prepares for an uptick in drilling activity that should rejuvenate the amount of oil field equipment that crosses the Port of Houston's docks.

Andrea Rumbaugh | Houston Chronicle
March 17, 2017
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New Wisconsin DOT Secretary Says State Must Spend Less on Roads, Build Fewer Projects

Jimmy Emerson, DVM/Flickr

The vexing challenge of how to pay for Wisconsin’s roads and bridges has a simple solution: Build less and prioritize more, new state Department of Transportation Secretary Dave Ross told lawmakers March 16.

Mark Sommerhauser | The Wisconsin State Journal
March 17, 2017
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Paccar, Nvidia Build Concept Self-Driving Truck

Nvidia

Paccar and chipmaker Nvidia have built a concept self-driving truck capable of piloting itself through most driving conditions, the companies said March 16.

Matt Day | The Seattle Times
March 17, 2017

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