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ABA Congratulates the 2021 Intercity Bus Security Grant Program Recipients

ABA Congratulates the 2021 Intercity Bus Security Grant Program Recipients

| July 19, 2021

Funds to implement strategies, exercises, training and technologies designed to mitigate threats to passengers and facilities of motorcoach operators The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – offers its congratulations to the 42 recipients of the fiscal year 2021 Intercity Bus Security Grant Program (IBSGP) funds […]

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U.S. DOT Sec. Buttigieg Heads West to Tout Infrastructure Deal

U.S. DOT Sec. Buttigieg Heads West to Tout Infrastructure Deal

| July 15, 2021

Data Show 400 Oregon Bridges Need Repair  Data from the U.S. Department of Transportation National Bridge Inventory (NBI) show that more than 220,000 U.S. bridges need major repair work or should be replaced, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says.   If placed end-to-end, the length of these bridges would stretch over 6,000 miles—long enough […]

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Allison Transmission and IndyGo Partner to Bring Electric Hybrid Buses to Indianapolis Public Transit

Allison Transmission and IndyGo Partner to Bring Electric Hybrid Buses to Indianapolis Public Transit

| July 14, 2021

This electric hybrid propulsion system works to improve fuel economy, reduce CO2 emissions Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional, electric hybrid and fully electric vehicle propulsion solutions, is pleased to announce that in partnership with Cummins and GILLIG, has delivered 24 electric hybrid buses to IndyGo, the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation. Allison’s H […]

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Women in Trucking Shares Insights on Recruiting and Retaining Female Drivers

Women in Trucking Shares Insights on Recruiting and Retaining Female Drivers

| July 13, 2021

Participate in Roundtable with Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Secretary Walsh The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) President Ellen Voie participated in a recent Trucking Industry Roundtable hosted by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh to address supply chain disruptions and discuss the recruitment and retention of truck drivers. For […]

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Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Secretary Walsh Host Trucking Industry about Driver Retention, Supply Chain, and Safety

Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Secretary Walsh Host Trucking Industry about Driver Retention, Supply Chain, and Safety

| July 9, 2021

Turnover rates are over 90 percent for large long haul carriers and over 72 percent for small carriers As part of the Administration’s ongoing work addressing supply chain disruption, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, and Deputy Administrator Meera Joshi of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hosted a roundtable to discuss truck driver recruitment and […]

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WattEV enters into strategic partnership with TTSI, a national trucking company

WattEV enters into strategic partnership with TTSI, a national trucking company

| July 8, 2021

Will initiate zero-emission transport in SoCal WattEV Inc., a company with a mission to electrify the heavy-duty trucking industry, has entered into a fleet electrification agreement with Total Transportation Services, Inc. (TTSI), one of the leading freight transporters serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Under the first phase of the agreement, TTSI […]

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