March 21, 2016
The American Transportation Research Institute is seeking drivers interested in keeping a 14-day diary of their truck parking issues as part of an effort to collect real-world information on the daily challenges drivers face to find truck parking.
September 21, 2015
Truck drivers are most interested in being able to reserve a parking space near major metropolitan areas. But nearly half of those recently surveyed are unwilling to pay to reserve any space.
August 21, 2015
In a truck parking survey mandated by the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century” Act (MAP-21), almost half of the state departments of transportation surveyed reported that truckers were forced to park on freeway interchange ramps and shoulders of highways.
May 18, 2015
A new feature has been added to the Trucker Path app allowing users to see parking availability in locations across the country.
April 1, 2015
The American Transportation Research Institute is researching truck parking and truck parking reservation systems through a new survey of drivers. Drivers can take the survey through the end of April.
March 26, 2015
The yards can be used for a "nominal" fee by almost all truckers, whether or not they're TK customers.
December 19, 2014
Love’s Travel Stops opened two new truck stops in Londonderry Township, Penn., and Hamel, Ill. Combined, the two openings create nearly 170 new truck parking spaces.
November 11, 2014
One of the nation’s largest truckstop chains will soon have one less location and truckers will reportedly lose nearly 130 parking spaces along the Interstate 81 corridor.
September 10, 2014
Truck Smart Parking Services Inc. and the infrastructure firm HNTB have struck a deal to take the Truck Parking Information and Management System nationwide.
September 5, 2014
The Michigan Department of Transportation has activated the Truck Parking Information and Management System on a section of Interstate 94 in southwest Michigan.
August 28, 2014
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is implementing a system for monitoring parking availability at truck stops along a section of Interstate 94.
June 10, 2014
The westbound truck parking facility at Mineola, Mo., located at mile marker 170 on Interstate 70, opened this week for commercial vehicles with an additional 40 spaces bringing the total number of parking spots to 64.
November 18, 2013
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a project to expand the Interstate 70 truck parking facilities near Mineola.
November 12, 2013
Citing safety and economic benefits, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved a project to expand the Interstate 70 truck parking facilities near Mineola.
June 26, 2013
The U.S. Transportation Department’s Federal Highway Administration is seeking to move forward with a study about truck parking.
May 8, 2013
The eastbound and westbound I-44 rest areas near Halltown, Mo., at mile marker 50, between Springfield and Joplin will close May 29 and will be converted to a truck parking facility.
May 7, 2013
There's a good reason we don't have enough parking spaces in this country, says Jim Park in his "On the Road" blog: Truckstop operators can't make any money with 10 acres under asphalt because trucking won't pay for it.
April 23, 2013
Truckers looking for increasingly hard to find parking spaces may be getting some help from the American Transportation Research Institute and the U.S. Department of Transportation. ATRI is working with multiple partners to test a new system for truck parking management.
December 1, 2008
Cost-driven closures are taking away driver amenities - and parking spaces.
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