TAM News

MEMA releases Sept. 2019 newsletter

MEMA’s newsletter includes information on emergency preparedness month, hurricane season, the July Cape Cod tornadoes, Merrimack Valley Natural Gas Emergency anniversary, hazard mitigation grants, upcoming training classes, and more.

Paid Family and Medical Leave Act Deadlines

Massachusetts has a new Paid Family and Medical Law (PFML) that has upcoming deadlines to be aware of.

Tobin Bridge & Chelsea local traffic advisories through Sept. 21

Overview of construction operations and traffic impacts for the Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project through Sept. 7.

North Washington Street Bridge – Construction through Sept. 21

Overview of construction operations and impacts for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project through Aug. 24.

Cleveland Research releases trucking trends for August

On Aug. 19, Chris Johnson from the Cleveland Research Company updated their trend analysis for the transportation industry.

Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves – Route 1 North center lane closed

Lane closures and roadway configuration on Route 1 North in Chelsea shifts Aug. 19, so the center lane on this section of highway will be closed 24/7.

FMCSA publishes HOS proposed rulemaking

FMCSA publishes notice of proposed rulemaking on changes to hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways.

Take the ATRI Top Industry Issues Survey

Complete the ATRI annual Top Industry Issues Survey to identify critical issues confronting our industry and develop strategies for addressing these issues.

Baker files commercial driver safety legislation (H.3980)

The Massachusetts governor files legislation (Bill H.3980) to make changes to the state portions of the commercial drivers license (CDL) program.

ATA – Truck tonnage index fell in June

The ATA’s advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.1% in June 2019.