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Rhode Island’s Truck Tolls Remain Unpopular with Trucking Groups

National and local trucking and infrastructure interest groups have roundly rejected Rhode Island's system of interstate tolling that specifically targets commercial vehicle traffic.

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TMAF Supports Infrastructure Week 2018

Infrastructure Week kicks off May 14-19 and Trucking Moves America Forward is once again an official affiliate of the event.

ATA Urges Action from Congress on Infrastructure Plan

ATA president and CEO Chris Spear appeared before Congress, urging the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to act quickly and intelligently on the infrastructure funding plan.

Can the Electrical Grid Handle Electric Trucks?

Very few new power plants have been built in the U.S. in the past 10 years, yet demand for electric energy is rising, fueled by a boom in battery electric vehicle sales. Does the grid have the capacity to handle it?

Canada Senate: Country Not Prepared for Autonomous Vehicles

As the U.S. government mulls guidelines for autonomous vehicles that often don’t consider heavy trucks, a Canadian government panel has concluded that our neighbor to the north is ill-prepared for the arrival of autonomous and connected vehicles.

Congestion Worsened at ATRI's Top Trucking Bottlenecks Locations

Overall truck speeds worsened at the top five bottlenecks on ATRI's list with peak speeds falling by an average of 6% at these locations.

Trump Talks Infrastructure – But Will He Go Far Enough?

President Trump and Republicans have moved on to talking about infrastructure. But are they talking about the right kind of infrastructure trucking will need to compete in the future? HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts doesn't think so.

House Transpo Chair Shuster Not Running in 2018

Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has announced that he will not seek reelection this year.

Problem Solvers Aim to Pave Way for Infrastructure Bill

The little-known Problem Solvers Caucus may play a big role getting an infrastructure package through Congress, says David Cullen in his Passing Zone blog.

Siemens eHighway Trials in California [Photos]

Siemens has begun testing a zero-emissions highway concept in California that allows trucks to use diesel engines part of the time and run on electric power supplied by overhead power lines to save fuel and reduce emissions.