Iowa Department of Transportation and eX2 Technology announce the deployment of the regional Truck Parking Information Management System (TPIMS) project by January 4, 2019. See the full announcement here.
October 19. 2018 | Navigation Application, In-Cab System Developers Learn How to Add TPIMS to Their Services, Products
The Truck Parking Information Management System (TPIMS) team is helping application developers and in-cab navigation system makers learn more about the TPIMS data feeds, what they cover and how they can incorporate them into their products and services during a one-hour WebEx to be held at 3 p.m. CST Wednesday, Nov. 14. The free parking [...]
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), on behalf of the Mid America Association for State Transportation Officials (MAASTO), completed a face-to-face survey with truck drivers regarding truck parking at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky on March 23-25, 2018. Goals of the survey were to monitor project awareness, ease of parking, personal safety, [...]
Attendees at the 2018 Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) Annual Conference were updated on progress towards the January 2019 launch of its Regional Truck Parking Information Management System. At the Traverse City, MI, event, TPIMS Project Manager Davonna Moore presented a status report on the initiative to provide the truck freight industry [...]
August 22. 2018 | National Coalition on Truck Parking webinar features panel including Dan Murray Vice President American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)
The National Coalition on Truck Parking – Technology and Data Working Group hosted a webinar to review and discuss State-level truck parking studies, activities, and needs. The webinar provided an update on the National Coalition on Truck Parking's recent activities, discuss high-level stakeholder needs, and provided examples from States on recent truck parking research initiatives. [...]
Davonna Moore was interviewed on live radio about the upcoming launch of the TPIMS system in January 2019. To listen to a clip, click here.
Part of a joint initiative started in 2016 by eight of the 10 states that make up the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials, TPIMS aims to provide a consistent, up to date, and free standard for reporting available parking along transportation corridors, the first of its kind on this scale. To read the [...]
Finding truck parking will soon be easier in eight mid-American states. The Truck Parking Information and Management System (TPIMS) is on schedule to debut along nine high-volume freight corridors by the summer of 2019 after a soft launch this fall, according to Moore. To read the full article, click here.
March 26. 2018 | ATRI Asking Truck Drivers for Input on Key Research Initiatives, Including Truck Parking, at Mid America Trucking Show
ATRI is surveying drivers on truck parking issues on behalf of the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials at the Mid America Trucking Show in Kentucky this week. To read full details, click here.
Federal funding has created an eight-state initiative to begin tackling the nation’s truck parking problems – beginning with Iowa’s plans to make parking easier along Interstate 80. For full article, click here.