October 7, 2016 - Industry News
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a plan to reduce traffic congestion in the New York City are by automating tolling of eight bridges and two tunnels.
Tags: New York, Tolls, Traffic Congestion, Electronic Tolls
August 10, 2016 - Industry News
Trucking industry research organization ATRI recently led the development of two primers for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Integrated Corridor Management program.
Tags: Traffic Congestion, ATRI, Freight
April 19, 2016 - Industry News
Traffic congestion on highways drove operational costs for trucking up by more than $49.6 billion in 2014, according to the American Transportation Research Institute.
Tags: Traffic Congestion, ATRI, Congestion
April 13, 2016 - Industry News
The Texas Transportation Commission voted to give trucks a break on the cost of tolls on a portion of State Highway 130 and State Highway 45SE as part of the Truck Toll Discount Program approved by the 84th Legislature.
Tags: Traffic Congestion, TxDOT, Truck Tolls
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
To cut down on traffic congestion, New York City and Pensacola, Florida, will test the delivery and pickup of goods by truck during off-peak hours (such as overnight) through a newly launched federal pilot program.
Tags: Traffic Congestion, FHWA
September 1, 2015 - Industry News
The New Jersey Department of Transportation has sent out a traffic alert in preparation for a visit from Pope Francis on Sept. 26-27.
Tags: New Jersey, Traffic Congestion, Department of Transportation, Philadelphia, New York City
April 15, 2015 - Industry News
Addressing the monumental traffic backups at the Ports of New York and New Jersey, the New Jersey Trucking Association called on the ports to adapt to the higher volume and increase gate hours.
Tags: Ports, Port Trucking, Port of New York and New Jersey, Traffic Congestion, Intermodal
April 10, 2015 - Industry News
The Port of New York and New Jersey is facing costly delays for truckers and cargo owners as record imports come through, according to a report on JOC.com.
Tags: New York, Traffic Congestion, Ports, Port Trucking
December 17, 2014 - Industry News
The George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. topped the list of the most congested locations for truck freight, according to analysis from the American Transportation Research Institute.
Tags: New Jersey, Traffic Congestion, ATRI, Freight, Bridges
November 25, 2014 - Industry News
Anyone out driving the day before Thanksgiving needs to be prepared for possible big traffic delays with traffic congestion predicted to be 25% worse than a typical Wednesday afternoon, according to the traffic analytics company Inrix.
Tags: Traffic Congestion, Highways
October 9, 2014 - Industry News
Road crews are closing lanes on Interstate 65 in Franklin, Tenn., from Oct. 11-12 as they do bridge repairs at State Route 248 on the Peytonsville/Goose Creek Bypass.
Tags: Tennessee, Traffic Congestion, Department of Transportation, Interstate 65, Road Closure
September 11, 2014 - Industry News
A bridge structural repair near Olympia, Wash. over the next two weekends is expected to cause traffic problems due to ramp and lane closures. The Washington Department of Transportation is warning drivers to avoid the Interstate 5 in Olympia if possible.
Tags: Washington, Traffic Congestion, Road Construction, Interstate 5, I-5
September 3, 2014 - Industry News
Several lane closures on Interstate 64 in St. Louis are expected to impact drivers heading downtown from Sept. 4-10.
Tags: Traffic Congestion, Missouri Department of Transportation, I-70, I-64, St. Louis, Missouri, Highway Construction
The Washington State Department of Transportation expects a bridge expansion joint repair project to cause lengthy traffic backups and delays in Olympia Washington in mid-September.
Tags: Washington, Traffic Congestion, Department of Transportation, Interstate 5, Road Construction
August 28, 2014 - Industry News
Nearly 35 million million Americans are expected to journey 50 miles or more from home Thursday through Monday, a 1.3% percent increase over 2013.
Tags: Security, Traffic Congestion, Highway Fatalities, Cargo Theft, Holiday Travel
July 21, 2014 - Industry News
The Colorado Department of Transportation has started work on the Eastbound I-70 Peak Period Shoulder Lane project creating temporary eastbound express lane between Idaho Springs and Empire, but commercial trucks will not be able to use them.
Tags: Colorado, Tolls, Traffic Congestion, I-70, Road Construction, Interstate 70
May 23, 2014 - Industry News
AAA projects 36.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 1.5% increase from last year, with more than eight in 10 driving to their destinations.
Tags: Security, AAA, Traffic Congestion, National Safety Council, Crash-Related Injuries, Highways, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch
April 30, 2014 - Industry News
Congestion on the nation’s Interstate highways added over $9.2 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2013, according to research released Wednesday by the American Transportation Research Institute.
Tags: Operating Costs, American Transportation Research Institute, Traffic Congestion, ATRI
March 4, 2014 - Industry News
A new report shows traffic congestion in the U.S. increased last year after two consecutive years of declines and is growing faster than the nation’s economy.
Tags: Traffic Congestion, Highways, Inrix
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
While Super Bowl XLVIII is still a few days away but it’s already affecting traffic in parts of New York City and New Jersey.
Tags: New York City, New Jersey, Traffic Congestion
December 10, 2013 - Industry News
In an effort to streamline traffic at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the Freight Advanced Traveler Information Program Demonstration Project will go live on Wednesday.
Tags: Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach, Traffic Congestion, Port Trucking
November 26, 2013 - Industry News
AAA projects 43.4 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a decrease of 1.5% from the 44 million people who traveled last year.
Tags: AAA, Traffic Congestion
November 22, 2013 - Industry News
For trucking the time before and after holidays often means traffic is heavier at times and this Thanksgiving may be a whopper in some places.
Tags: Traffic Congestion, Inrix
September 13, 2013 - Industry News
New figures from the Public Border Operators Association show total vehicles visiting the 11 tolled border crossing between the United States and Canada fell in August compared to the same time a year ago.
Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, Tolls, Traffic Congestion
August 28, 2013 - Industry News
As the city of Baltimore gears up for the 2013 Baltimore Grand Prix taking place this weekend, the Maryland Transportation Authority and the Maryland State Highway Administration are reminding drivers to anticipate delays,
Tags: Traffic Congestion, Maryland, City of Baltimore, I-95, Interstate 95
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