Tag: Scott Grenerth
With COVID, states allowed food trucks at public rest areas — have you seen one?
As cities and states added restrictions to reduce the impact of COVID-19, a few states put programs into place to have food trucks at rest areas. More here.
September 1, 2020
TxDOT looking for input from truckers on amenities, staging areas as parking facilities
TxDOT is circulating a new survey looking for truckers’ input on public parking-facility amenities as well as preferences as they might relate to staging areas while waiting for an appointment nearby — both were big parts of the discussion of parking issues with TxDOT in our GATS roundtable last year.
January 21, 2020
‘Truck parking only’: Working together toward a new get-in reality
The need for greater parking capacity, well-positioned, throughout the nation is no secret. The need along Texas lanes was the subject of the lively discussion devoted to parking at GATS. In today’s edition of Overdrive Radio, hear just what could well provide a model toward engaging with other states, too.
September 20, 2019
‘People don’t understand — we have nowhere to go’: GATS panel presses for parking solutions
With a focus on Texas, a panel made up of truckers, parking advocates and a TxDOT official explored ways the state can expand parking options — especially in major cities and near freight hubs.
September 9, 2019
Parking roundtable with focus on Texas lanes set for GATS
On Saturday, Aug. 24, at noon at GATS, join us to give your input directly to TxDOT on parking needs and new capacity ideas. Former owner-op Scott Grenerth will host a discussion intended to bring in the audience for input with a TxDOT rep, Clark Freight Lines company driver Jack Smith and North Carolina independent owner-op Ingrid Brown.
August 14, 2019
Lights-out at MATS, and: You’re the parking expert ‘where you live and where you truck to’
Former owner-op Scott Grenerth introduces parking-info/reservation site RigRest.com, talks ongoing work with National Coalition on Truck Parking, in this episode of Overdrive Radio; Also: The moment the lights went at MATS just ahead of Secretary Chao’s speech on hours reform, captured for eternity …
April 5, 2019
National Coalition on Truck Parking’s advocacy resources released with ease-of-use in mind
All Coalition-working-group resources are now available in both html and pdf formats, the former designed for easy online reading, the latter for the ability to print and distribute for those getting involved at public and private events.
April 1, 2019
National truck-parking coalition releases working-group resource materials
Regardless of just where parking needs are greatest, in the wake of Jason’s Law and ongoing organization around the nation to address them, “today’s shortage of truck parking capacity is a national safety concern” — new resources from coalition working groups offer tools to current and would-be advocates, governments, planners and more.
December 11, 2018
Parking issues to be aired in Southern Nevada next week
Heads-up all of you out west — specifically, anyone with expertise on lanes in the Southern half of Nevada, where a truck parking roundtable in Las Vegas with state and Federal Highway Administration officials and reps from the Nevada DOT is slated for a week from today.
November 8, 2018
The truck parking problem: Tools in the toolbox, modest capacity proposals, and more
Listen to the 2018 Great American Trucking Show parking panel discuss truck parking problems and advocacy on this week's Overdrive Radio podcast.
October 19, 2018
Capacity, awareness keys to alleviating trucking’s parking shortage, panel says
A panel at the Great American Trucking Show discussed the truck driving industry's truck parking shortage while offering suggestions for improvement. More here.
September 5, 2018
Parking issue panel set for GATS later this month
The truck parking issue panel established for the 2018 GATS will take on more nontraditional looks at truck parking capacity. Learn more on Overdrive.
August 7, 2018
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