ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today released the findings of their 2009 Bottleneck Analysis of 100 Freight Significant Highway Locations. The research, which assesses the level of truck-oriented congestion at 100 locations on the national highway system, uses ATRI-developed analysis methods, customized software tools and terabytes of data from trucking operations to produce a congestion severity ranking for each location. This research is one of the expanded capabilities of the Freight Performance Measures (FPM) initiative, which is sponsored by FHWA’s Office of Freight Management and Operations and operated by ATRI.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has started on the most significant of the seven construction projects along Interstate 15 this summer.
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas' new transportation improvements will create tens of thousands of jobs and "almost limitless" economic opportunities, Gov. Mark Parkinson said Tuesday, just before signing the $8.2 billion program into law.
WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC under its recently announced agreement with Target Media Partners Operating Company (TMP) will distribute TMP’s trucking newspaper The Trucker along with a variety of driver publications such as Trucker's Connection and TruckJobSeekers.com at TravelCenters of America (TA) and Petro Stopping Center locations effective June 1.
PHOENIX — The Obama administration plans to announce later today that it will send as many as 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to improve border security, an Arizona congresswoman said.