FleetOwner covers advancements in Iowa to deliver real-time truck parking availability to drivers along I-80 in its latest article.
Radio station KSCB reports on TPIMS project progress in the state of Kansas in this December 18th coverage.
The Iowa Department of Transportation highlights its participation in the regional Truck Parking Information Management System in a recent news release found here.
October 30. 2017 | Real Time Truck Parking Availability Signs Along I-70 on List of Approved September Lettings
The Kansas Department of Transportation discusses the latest in the state's progress toward a fully functional TPIMS system in its recent blog post found here.
The Regional Truck Parking Information System (TPIMS), the largest project of its kind to ever be funded by a U.S. TIGER grant, will be showcased during a November 1st presentation at the ITS World Congress in Montreal, Canada. The presentation will highlight how member states of the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials joined [...]
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) awarded the MAASTO Regional Truck Parking Information Management System (TPIMS) team an additional $6.2 million in funding over its original $25 million grant. TPIMS project manager, Davonna Moore, stressed that this extra funding is an acknowledgement by the federal government that truck parking is an important issue that needs addressing. [...]
September 8. 2017 | Truck Parking Information Management System Showcased at ITS World Congress in Canada
Project Manager Davonna Moore will highlight MAASTO Regional TPIMS progress and its potential safety and efficiency benefits for North America’s freight network at a Nov. 1 presentation at the ITS World Congress. The presentation by Moore, Assistant Bureau Chief of Transportation for the Kansas Dept. of Transportation, will detail how TPIMS will help commercial freight [...]
“Legislation limits truck drivers’ hours with the result that they are often caught in a situation where they need to stop either for a break or an overnight rest. But as truck parking is in short supply, truck drivers spend an average of 56 minutes a day searching for available spaces and are often faced [...]
A white paper from the Mid-America Freight Coalition (MAFC), one of the TPIMS partners, highlights ways to identify and evaluate vacant urban land parcels for potential reuse as truck parking areas. Currently, demand for truck parking spaces in urban areas far exceeds available supply. Read the MAFC white paper here.
Collin Castle, PE, of the Michigan Department of Transportations, a TPIMS partner, will present TPIMS: Building a Successful Pathway to Multi-State Collaboration at the annual meeting of the Great Lakes District of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. More information about the April 19-20 conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan, can be found here. Members of the [...]