Schedule for Developing and Deploying the Project

The federal TIGER grant — the major funding for the Regional TPIMS — has an aggressive schedule with four major milestones: 

Sept. 30, 2016 – Preliminary design (30% level) Completed on time.

Summer 2017 – Final design plans

Fall 2017 – Construction

Fall 2018 – TPIMS deployment

PHASE 2 is currently in progress.

This includes final design, procurement and deployment oversight.

PHASE 1 (COMPLETED)

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October 29 | TPIMS Tiger Grant

“Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the Department of Transportation will ...
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April 26-27 | TPIMS Stakeholder Workshop

The project team conducted TPIMS Stakeholder Workshops held on April 26 and 27 in Minneapolis and In...
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June 7 | Vendor Forum

Potential vendors from around the world attended the June 7 Vendor Forum for the Regional Truck Park...
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June 8-9 | Partnership Task Force Workshop

Important decisions regarding proposed system requirements for the Regional Truck Parking Informatio...
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August 8-11 | MAASTO 2016 Conference

Davonna Moore and other members of the TPIMS Project team presented the “TPIMS Journey” at the M...
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November 28 | TPIMS Project Moves into Phase II

The TPIMS Partnership Team hit a milestone on November 15 with the launch of Phase II. This phase is...
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January 6. 2017 | Iowa Public is Noticing the Demand for Truck Parking

Awareness of a truck parking system is continuing to gain traction in Iowa. A recent interview with ...
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January 9. 2017 | INDOT Employee Goes National on Satellite Radio

"Rooster," an over-the-road trucker, was just one of many callers who connected with Freight Policy ...
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January 10. 2017 | 30-Year Freight Projections

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have release...
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January 23. 2017 | Wisconsin TPIMS Receives Support from Truckers

A new system designed to monitor available rest area parking spaces for trucks and communicate that ...
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January 24. 2017 | ATRI Parking Diaries Give Voice to Driver Struggles Finding Truck Parking

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit resear...
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March 13. 2017 | Ohio Department of Transportation Releases TPIMS RFP

The Ohio Department of Transportation has released a request for proposals (RFP) for construction an...
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March 27. 2017 | New Department of Transportation Statistics Released

Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), released in January 2017, show that “trucks carried 62....
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March 27. 2017 | The Cost of Finding Available Truck Parking

American commercial truck drivers lose the equivalent of $4,600 in wages annually just looking for a...
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March 27. 2017 | ATRI Releases Studies on Truck Parking and Delivering Real-Time Info to Truckers

"The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released two truck parking studies. Condu...
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March 27. 2017 | TPIMS Highlight at National Conferences

Collin Castle, PE, of the Michigan Department of Transportations, a TPIMS partner, will present TPIM...
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