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cat NYC-Area Bridges, Tunnels Hits Pre-Pandemic Levels

May 24, 2022

Category: Infrastructure

Traffic at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s bridges and tunnels has returned to pre-pandemic levels, partly due to changes in traveling habits, said Rick Cotton, the agency’s executive director. “At the bridges and tunnels, the volumes […]


Senate Confirms Senior USDOT Officials

May 17, 2022

Nominees to fill senior roles at the U.S. Department of Transportation recently were confirmed by the Senate. John Putnam was approved to serve as general counsel, and Vicky Wassmer was approved as chief financial officer. The Senate also voted 75-22 […]


Prologis: US logistics real estate market hits record-low 16-month supply

May 11, 2022

Category: Shipping

Several data points provided Wednesday by logistics real estate provider Prologis showed warehouse space is likely to remain constrained for some time. A new metric, “true months of supply (TMS),” which compares current vacancies plus the development pipeline to trailing […]


Impact & Regulations

House Passes Fuel Price Gouging Bill

May 19, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Legislation that aims to expand federal provisions against price gouging in the marketplace for gasoline and other fuels passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 19. By a 217 to 207 party-line vote, the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging […]


Vehicles

Used truck auction prices slipping but still historically high

May 19, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Used truck auction prices dipped in April as freight demand softened, but the doubling in cost of acquiring low-mileage pre-owned equipment over the last year will take months to return to anything resembling normal. And even with the peak crested, […]


Vehicles

Hacker Finds Way to Unlock Tesla Models, Start Cars

May 18, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. customers might love the carmakers’ nifty keyless entry system, but one cybersecurity researcher has demonstrated how the same technology could allow thieves to drive off with certain models of the electric vehicles. A hack effective on the Tesla […]