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Friday, July 11, 2014

The BTS said that the May Freight TSI at 120.0 is the new all-time high level, topping November 2013’s 119.4, which was set before the harsh winter weather kicked in. BTS said that after falling to 94.6 in April 2009, the Freight TSI increased a cumulative 26.9 percent in the following 61 months.
Posted on 07/11 at 02:09 AM
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Monday, April 07, 2014

The fact that the intersection of transportation and federal policy is potentially standing in the way of true signs of progress was evident in a conference call featuring former Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood that was hosted by investment firm Stifel Nicolaus late last week.
Posted on 04/07 at 12:52 PM
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Thursday, March 06, 2014

A supply chain expert says that a rule due next year focused on developing new fuel economy standards for heavy-duty trucks has tremendous potential for shippers and their supply chains in that it brings huge opportunities to cut emissions and reduce fuel consumption, as well as an overall benefit for the economy by reducing petroleum spend.
Posted on 03/06 at 10:16 AM
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The requested budget includes $90.9 billion for the United States Department of Transportation, which was soundly endorsed by DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx, whom said that the requested funds will lay a new foundation for economic growth and competitiveness by addressing the nation’s growing infrastructure deficit, making investments into the national infrastructure network, and increasing safety and efficiency.
Posted on 03/06 at 08:54 AM
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Department of Transportation said today that its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program will make $600 million available to fund United States-based transportation projects.
Posted on 02/26 at 01:48 PM
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Friday, January 31, 2014

Since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) formally rolled out its new trucking Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations, and in advance of their debut really, there has been and remains a large amount of differing opinions about why these rules were needed, if they really took into account the day-to-day travails of trucking, and, of course, the safety reasons that came with these new rules.
Posted on 01/31 at 06:09 AM
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Monday, September 30, 2013

The Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) recently introduced its adoption of final rules establishing disclosure requirements for transactions involving interchange agreements.
Posted on 09/30 at 11:31 AM
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

In case you did not notice, Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the DOT’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2013 program received roughly $474 million for 52 transportation projects in 37 states.
Posted on 09/18 at 08:47 AM
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Friday, September 06, 2013

The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) TIGER Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2013 program received roughly $474 million for 52 transportation projects in 37 states, Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced yesterday.
Posted on 09/06 at 12:08 PM
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Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Taking a quick look at what has happened in the logistics world this year...so far.
Posted on 09/03 at 09:57 AM
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