TAM News

Cruz, Marks join TAM leadership board

Roland Cruz and Richard Marks join the Trucking Association of Massachusetts board.

Advisory: Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Reconstruction

On June 17, MassDOT will activate swing gates and electronic signage controlling the swing lane at the Sumner Tunnel Portal where Route 1A enters.

Employer and employee contributions to PFML program delayed

Massachusetts has delayed the start of employer and employee contributions to the Paid Family and Medical Leave program (PFML) until Oct. 1, 2019.

Trucking industry – Key trends & outlook

Dubbed the “lifeblood of our economy” by President Donald Trump, not only does the trucking industry facilitate the nationwide distribution of food, clothes, medicine, and other consumer products, it also supports a substantial portion of America’s revenue and workforce.

MassDOT: Current projects with lane impacts

MassDOT has updated their Current Construction Projects with Lane Impacts, as well as the presentation with an overview of 2019 construction projects. The documents were updated May 16.

TAM Testimony – Act Relative to Truck Inspections

On May 14, Kevin Weeks, the executive director of the Trucking Association of Massachusetts, submitted written testimony in support of House Bill 3178, An Act Relative to Truck Inspections.

Support Testimony: Act Relative to Carriers of Property by Motor Vehicle

On May 14, Kevin Weeks, the executive director of the Trucking Association of Massachusetts, submitted written testimony in support of House Bill 3145, An Act Relative to Carriers of Property by Motor Vehicle.

Route 1 Chelsea – Extended lane closures begin May 13

Prepare for lane closures between the County Road Overpass through the Chelsea Curves to the Tobin Bridge on Route 1 starting May 13.

TAM meets with governor to discuss rolling stock

The Trucking Association of Massachusetts (TAM) remains at work attempting to advance the association’s rolling stock initiative.  Last week, TAM President Steve Normandin, Legislative Chairman Ed Rodricks, Board Member Andrew Boyle, Executive Director Kevin Weeks as well as Chris Spear, President & CEO of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) met with Governor Charlie Baker, House […]