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NYC to Invest $100M to Modernize Freight Distribution System

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $100 million plan to modernize the city’s freight distribution system, including investing in a new distribution network, increasing maritime and rail involvement, and promoting the use of low-emissions trucks.

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Truck Parking Project Could Help Drivers Find Spaces

The Truck Parking Information Management Systems project is the first real attempt at a comprehensive system to help truck drivers find available nearby parking.

Geotab Traces Federal Interstate Highway Development

Telematics provider Geotab has released an interactive map graphic that shows the development of the U.S. interstate highway system from the 1950s until the present day. The interactive timeline shows a detailed look at the development of the infrastructure that began in 1956 with the building of the I-70 between St. Louis and Kansas City.

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.

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.