North Carolina
Government, Business, Technology

NCDOT Considering Technology, More Truck Stops to Ease Parking Shortage

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North Carolina’s Department of Transportation is exploring construction of additional truck stops and installation of sensor technology to resolve its shortage of truck parking spaces.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2017
Business

CSX Doubles Down on North Carolina Intermodal Investments

CSX train Emmett Tullos/Flickr

Intermodal service is set for the Port of Wilmington, N.C., with daily CSX service to Charlotte. The first double-stack trains are due to begin operating July 28.

Transport Topics
July 21, 2017
Government

Road Building in North Carolina ‘Data Driven’ After Passing of Bill to Remove Politics From Transportation

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In the old days, getting a road built often meant a powerful legislator making a call, pressuring agency employees and then appearing at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the shiny new road.

Tim Buckland | Star-News (Wilmington, N.C.)
December 13, 2016
Government

North Carolina Lawmakers Woo Total Quality Logistics With Incentives to Hire

Total Quality Logistics

Lawmakers in High Point, North Carolina, are wooing Total Quality Logistics into their city, voting Nov. 21 to offer $70,000 of performance-based incentives if the company were to open an office and hire 70 employees over five years.

Transport Topics
November 23, 2016
Government

Major Interstates Reopened in North Carolina

Bloomberg News

While more than 600 smaller roads in North Carolina remained closed Oct. 17 because of high water from the floods caused by Hurricane Matthew, Interstate 95 reopened in both directions that morning. That good news followed the reopening of I-40 on Oct. 14.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 17, 2016
Government

Tony Tata, N.C. Secretary of Transportation, Resigns

North Carolina Secretary of Transportation A.J. “Tony” Tata resigned July 28 and was immediately replaced by the department’s chief deputy secretary on an interim basis.

Transport Topics
July 30, 2015