CPBJ - Transportation http://www.cpbj.com/section/transportation Transportation News Transportation en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:29:28 EST Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:29:28 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150724/CPBJ01/150729819&source=RSS Sen. Casey 'Put the brakes' on 85-foot tractor-trailers Arguing that they would damage roads and pose safety risks, U. S. Sen. Bob Casey D-Pa. said Thursday that he opposes a federal plan that would allow 85-foot double tractor-trailers to roll on U. S. highways. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150724/CPBJ01/150729819&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150717/CPBJ01/150719830&source=RSS Feds warn reimbursement to PennDOT could end in August The U. S. Department of Transportation is warning that after Aug. 1 it could stop reimbursing PennDOT for projects. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150717/CPBJ01/150719830&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150714/CPBJ01/150719888&source=RSS Highway construction industry wants work zone cameras to enforce speed limits Representatives of the highway construction industry told a joint hearing of the state Senate and House transportation committees on Tuesday that they would like police to use cameras to enforce the speed limit in work zones. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150714/CPBJ01/150719888&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150713/CPBJ01/150719923&source=RSS Harrisburg-Carlisle area increases exports by 22M Goods exports from the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area totaled 3. 1 billion in 2014, an increase of 22 million over 2013. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:25:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150713/CPBJ01/150719923&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150710/CPBJ01/150719989&source=RSS Truck tolls to rise under 2016 PA Turnpike rate increases It will cost 46 cents more for Class 5 tractor-trailer trucks to pay the &#8220most common&#8221 Pennsylvania turnpike toll under increases approved Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission . Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150710/CPBJ01/150719989&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150710/CPBJ01/150709775&source=RSS Newsmakers Logistics Business featured this week Westfalia Technologies Inc. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 13:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150710/CPBJ01/150709775&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150710/CPBJ01/307089994&source=RSS Awards Industries featured this week Education, government, manufacturing, nonprofits, tourism Wed, 08 Jul 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150710/CPBJ01/307089994&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150708/CPBJ01/150709819&source=RSS United Airlines flights resume, but could still cause HIA delays United Airlines flights have resumed, according to multiple media reports, after being grounded this morning at all airports due to &#8220automation issues,&#8221 according to an advisory from the Air Traffic Control System Command Center. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 09:39:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150708/CPBJ01/150709819&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307029990&source=RSS Alternative fuels The future is here, and advantages are too great to ignore Automobiles that run on alternative fuels are quieter, cheaper to operate and much better for the environment. So why haven't they gained a foothold? Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307029990&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150625/CPBJ01/150629864&source=RSS HIA could benefit from airport slots bill Harrisburg International Airport could soon be one of six airports in the commonwealth allowed to operate slot machines within terminal boundaries. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150625/CPBJ01/150629864&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150624/CPBJ01/150629885&source=RSS UPS building 7M mobile distribution facility at HIA The United Parcel Service is planning to build a 7 million mobile distribution facility at Harrisburg International Airport as part of a ground lease that the world's largest package delivery company signed with the Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150624/CPBJ01/150629885&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150622/CPBJ01/150629958&source=RSS Pa. imposes quarantine to prevent bird flu Citing the desire to prevent bird flu from impacting Pennsylvania's 13 billion poultry industry, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on Monday announced a 72-hour quarantine on poultry from all states where bird flu has been documented. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150622/CPBJ01/150629958&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150622/CPBJ01/150629962&source=RSS Former PennDOT secretary Barry Schoch rejoins engineering firm Former PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch is returning to the private sector to become an adviser in McCormick Taylor's Harrisburg office, the engineering firm said Monday. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:46:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150622/CPBJ01/150629962&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619757&source=RSS Census Bureau releases new commodity flow database The U. S. Census Bureau released an &#8220experimental&#8221 database Monday containing information from a 2012 survey of commodity shipping. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619757&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619760&source=RSS Shrewsbury The place to be if you're in distribution Look at a map of Central Pennsylvania &#8212 most notably points along the major highways &#8212 and you will get the answer to an important distribution center question. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:51:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619760&source=RSS