Freight index rose in March

| May 13, 2010

The March Freight TSI gained 2.6 percent from March 2009, the first year-to-year increase in the freight index since July 2008.

Cross-border trucking proposal coming

Jill Dunn | May 12, 2010

DOT Secretary Ray LaHood said a cross-border trucking program plan with Mexico would be announced “closer than soon.”

DOT seeks comment on transportation plan

| May 11, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation is seeking public comment to help finalize a new strategic plan that returns the focus of transportation decisions to the people who use the transportation systems and their communities. The plan, ...

DOT seeks comment on transportation plan

| May 10, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation is seeking public comment to help finalize a new strategic plan.

Wisconsin to ban texting

| May 05, 2010

Now half of the states prohibit texting while behind the wheel in some form.

$48.8B in highway funds ready

| April 21, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $48.8 billion in highway funds is available for federal projects.

Nebraska latest state to ban texting

| April 16, 2010

Beginning July 1, texting while driving will be a secondary offense, carrying a $200 fine.

DOT funds to go to Rhode Island roads

| April 12, 2010

The $3 million in federal funds will help Rhode Island repair and reconstruct six key bridges that are closed.

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