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Survey: 50% Support Mileage Fees, 75% Support Gas Tax Increase

According to the Mineta Transportation Institute’s recently released annual national transportation tax survey, half of respondents supported a “business road-use fee” that would be assessed on the miles that commercial vehicles drive on the job.

ARTBA: 230,000 U.S. Bridges Need Major Repairs

According to a recent analysis from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), more than 230,000 U.S. bridges need either major repair work or should be replaced.

Tripping through TRB [Photos]

HDT Executive Editor David Cullen takes you inside the exhibit hall of the Transportation Research Board's 99th Annual Meeting. TRB works to advance all modes of transportation, including improving highways to make freight movements by truck safer and more efficient.

ATA Challenges Rhode Island Truck Toll Environmental Report

The American Trucking Associations and its state affiliate, the Rhode Island Trucking Association, have called on the Federal Highway Administration to reject the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s environmental impact assessment of the proposed RhodeWorks truck-only toll plan.

New Coalition to Look for Truck Parking Solutions

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.

U.S. Driving Level Highest in Six Years

New estimates released by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration show that American driving between July 2013 and June 2014 is at levels not seen since 2008.

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