Tag Archives: transportation

A Conversation With: Vijay Varadarajan

Vijay Varadarajan, 41, is a senior project manager at the infrastructure firm HNTB, working in its Harrisburg office and focusing on emerging mobility technologies. He is also part of the team planning the Pennsylvania Safety Transportation and Research Track (PennSTART).

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Tempting targets: Eastern Pa. among regions hardest hit by cargo theft, report says

The Hollywood image through the years might depict truckers being accosted by gun-wielding organized-crime figures who hijack a cargo of cigarettes or booze and then drive off, leaving the bewildered driver to walk home. Real-life cargo heists today might involve organized crime, but the thieves are more likely to be wielding sophisticated GPS systems or social media accounts that redirect freight to bogus addresses. And eastern Pennsylvania is one of the main areas being hit by thefts

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Lawsuit probes oversight of car inspections

How does a consumer ensure that the inspection-station operators are doing their jobs properly? That question is one raised in a lawsuit filed in March against a Tioga County repair shop by the family of a 24-year-old woman who died a week after her car was inspected.

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Judge dismisses trucker lawsuit over Pa. Turnpike tolls

Pennsylvania Turnpike

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a group of truck drivers and motorists over the use of tolls on the 359-mile Pennsylvania Turnpike. At issue is the fact that the turnpike is required to fund road projects that are not part of the turnpike system, as well as mass transit projects in the state.

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