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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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ATA Sues Rhode Island to Block Truck-Toll Plan

Rhode Island’s controversial truck-tolling plan is now the target of a federal lawsuit filed by the American Trucking Associations and three motor carriers.

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.

DOT Lists Highway Projects to Receive $1.5 Billion in Grants

The Department of Transportation has notified transportation-related committees of Congress which projects it has selected to receive approximately $1.5 billion in grant funding under the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program.

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.

Analysis: Raising Federal Fuel Tax Makes Economic Sense

The way we pay for federally funded road and bridge projects hasn’t changed over the past 25 years and a fuel tax increase may provide the needed funding for our crumbling infrastructure. Analysis by Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge.

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.

Infrastructure Plan: Here’s Hoping Action Will Speak Louder than Words

When it comes to the glacially swift rollout of President Trump’s infrastructure plan (now under way for well over a year), it can be perhaps be said, to paraphrase Winston Churchill broadly, that never before has so little been said to so many about so much.

ATA Initiative Highlights the Costs of Crumbling Infrastructure

The American Trucking Associations has launched a new initiative that highlights the nation’s infrastructure needs by demonstrating the extreme costs of traffic congestion and road disrepair.

Trucking, Highway Groups Pan Trump Infrastructure Plan

Reaction by trucking and highway interest lobbies to the full reveal of President Trump’s gargantuan infrastructure plan essentially mirror views the groups expressed last month, when some of its contents were leaked and when the plan’s funding goal was ratcheted up in the State of the Union address.