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New York Republican Peter King Supports Pension Bill

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 15:15
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D) and Rep. Peter King (R) of New York announced their support for the Butch Lewis Act as an effort to save troubled multiemployer pensions such as the Central States Pension Fund and the New York State Teamsters Conference and Retirement Fund.

States Embrace New Planning Methods for Corridor Projects

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 15:00
WASHINGTON — The Washington State Department of Transportation is in the process of mapping out performance goals and maintenance needs for all 304 of the state’s highway corridors.

Consumer Credit Jumped in November by Most Since 2001

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 15:00
U.S. consumer credit outstanding rose in November by the most in 16 years as credit-card balances surged, Federal Reserve data showed Jan. 8.

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Jan. 8: Infrastructure on the Horizon

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 14:15
Infrastructure will be this year’s top legislative priority for Republicans, if President Donald Trump gets his way. Fresh off a major win on tax reform, the Builder-in-Chief is eager to work his dealmaking skills and have Republican leaders send him a $1 trillion, 10-year funding proposal. Here's a look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Off-Site Chassis, Container Operations Can Improve Efficiency, Research Says

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 14:00
While it might seem counterintuitive on the surface, truck drivers are more efficient when some container and chassis operations are moved away from the main terminal, according to research unveiled at the Transportation Research Board.

ContainerPort Group Merges With ASF Transportation

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 13:45
ContainerPort Group has merged with ASF Transportation Group, a transaction that will add five terminals into the portfolio of the drayage, transloading and depot company.

Port Houston Container Imports Surged in 2017

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 13:15
The National Retail Federation said Jan. 5 that retail imports surged in Houston and other U.S. ports amid a rise in consumer confidence and spending.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Appoints Stephen Scully Chairman

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 13:15
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. appointed trucking industry veteran Stephen Scully to the post of chairman of its board of directors, effective immediately.

P3s Not Suited for All Infrastructure Projects, US DOT Official Says

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 13:00
WASHINGTON ­— A federal transportation official reminded state and municipal agencies charged with advancing infrastructure projects to review the costs and potential benefits associated with public-private partnerships.

Schneider Chief Financial Officer Lori Lutey to Retire

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 12:45
Schneider National Inc. announced in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that Chief Financial Officer Lori Lutey will be retiring from the company within the next six months.

Real Estate Prices Soaring for Warehouses Near Ports, Intermodal Ramps

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 12:30
Real estate prices to build distribution centers near major marine ports and intermodal ramps jumped double-digits in 2017, according to commercial real estate firm CBRE, as demand outstrips supply due to a retail supply chain increasingly tied to e-commerce and speed.

Pizza Hut Working With Toyota to Test Driverless Pizza Delivery

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 12:30
Toyota and Pizza Hut announced Jan. 8 a “global partnership,” that could see Pizza Hut pizzas delivered in autonomous vehicles designed and built by Toyota.

Self-Driving Car Firm Aurora to Expand After Deal With VW, Hyundai

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 12:15
Deals inked by the self-driving car firm Aurora with two major auto manufacturers will mean more jobs and more test vehicles on the streets in Pittsburgh, one of the company’s co-founders told the Tribune-Review.

Interstates Serve Important Role In Autonomous Truck Testing, Experts Say

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 12:00
WASHINGTON— Long-distance stretches of interstate will serve as an important proving grounds as autonomous truck technology develops, industry experts said at the Transportation Research Board's annual meeting Jan. 8.

Self-Driving Cars Hit Las Vegas Streets for Tech Tradeshow

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 11:45
LAS VEGAS — The self-driving car is getting closer to deployment in the real world for everyday passengers.

'Halagadoras expectativas de crecimiento en sector industrial' - El Diario de Sonora

Nogales AZ / Son News - Mon, 2018-01-08 10:50

El Diario de Sonora

'Halagadoras expectativas de crecimiento en sector industrial'
El Diario de Sonora
De acuerdo a los registros del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, destacó, Nogales suma más de 70 mil trabajadores, de los cuales, solo la industria maquiladora general poco más de 39 mil empleos y sumados a la industria nacional, andamos arriba de ...

Louisiana State Rep. Not Ready to Give Up on Improving Roads, ‘We Have to Fit It’

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 10:15
Seven months after their push for a hike in the state gas tax died, road and bridge advocates are scrambling to see what, if any, other options are available for traffic relief.

Federal Research Program Gives States Room to Repair Highways, Test Technology

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 09:00
WASHINGTON — The Maine Department of Transportation is in the process of repaving major routes with better-quality pavement with help from a federal research partnership.

Minnesota’s New Senator Prepares to Fight for Teamsters Pensions

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 08:45
Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith met with retired Teamsters on Jan. 6 to talk about a proposed solution to the problems facing their pensions.

Ford Offers F-150 Model With Diesel Engine

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 08:30
Ford Motor Co. announced a 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel will be available spring 2018 in its F-150 pickup truck.