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NATSO Participates in National Coalition on Truck Parking Annual Meeting

December 18, 2018

NATSO Participates in National Coalition on Truck Parking Annual Meeting

The National Coalition on Truck Parking, of which NATSO is a core partner, recently held its annual meeting, during which each of the coalition’s four working groups discussed various ideas and initiatives aimed at expanding truck parking capacity.

NATSO Responds to PennDOT Request for Information on Truck Parking

December 14, 2018

NATSO Responds to PennDOT Request for Information on Truck Parking

NATSO on Dec. 12 recommended that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDot) explore ways to lower the private sector’s costs in creating or expanding truck parking capacity while refraining from undercutting such efforts by subjecting private truck parking providers to additional competitive or regulatory obstacles.

Federal Highway Administration Releases National Coalition on Truck Parking Activity Report

July 11, 2017

Federal Highway Administration Releases National Coalition on Truck Parking Activity Report

The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) National Coalition on Truck Parking released its 2015-2016 activity report detailing ideas put forth for expanding truck parking nationwide during a series of regional truck parking stakeholder meetings held last year.

ATRI’s Driver Diaries Give Real-World Perspective to Truck Parking Concerns

June 30, 2017

ATRI’s Driver Diaries Give Real-World Perspective to Truck Parking Concerns

To tap into first-hand accounts of professional truck drivers and gain insight into their daily parking needs, the American Transportation Research Institute launched its Truck Parking Diary project in March 2016, document­ing the experiences of drivers as they find safe, available truck parking.

NATSO Foundation Launches Park My Truck Mobile App

January 1, 2017

NATSO Foundation Launches Park My Truck Mobile App

On Oct. 3, the NATSO Foundation launched the mobile app Park My Truck, a new highway safety initiative to help professional drivers find available truck parking.

NATSO Addresses DOT Truck Parking Meeting

October 6, 2016

NATSO Addresses DOT Truck Parking Meeting

NATSO on Oct. 5 participated in the fifth regional truck parking stakeholder meeting held by the Department of Transportation to address issues of capacity expansion, funding and finance, technology and data, as well as government coordination.

Park My Truck App Launched for Drivers

October 4, 2016

Park My Truck App Launched for Drivers

The NATSO Foundation, NATSO, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) on Oct. 3 launched a new mobile app designed to help the nation’s truck drivers more easily find truck parking.

NATSO Foundation, ATA, ATRI To Launch Truck Parking Mobile App

September 21, 2016

NATSO Foundation, ATA, ATRI To Launch Truck Parking Mobile App

The NATSO Foundation, NATSO Inc., American Trucking Associations, the American Transportation Research Institute and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance are joining forces to announce the official launch of Park My Truck, a new mobile app designed to share truck parking availability information with truck drivers.

NATSO Discusses Truck Parking in Fourth Regional Stakeholder Meeting

August 26, 2016

NATSO Discusses Truck Parking in Fourth Regional Stakeholder Meeting

NATSO on Aug. 26 participated in the fourth regional truck parking stakeholder meeting held by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to address issues of capacity expansion, funding and finance, technology and data, as well as government coordination.

NATSO Discusses Truck Parking, Rest Area Commercialization with Midwestern Governors Association

June 6, 2016

NATSO Discusses Truck Parking, Rest Area Commercialization with Midwestern Governors Association

Truckstops and travel plazas are a critical part of America's transportation network, providing hundreds of thousands of parking spaces for long-haul truckers to rest, NATSO president Lisa Mullings told a meeting of the Midwestern Governors Association. She told attendees about the NATSO Foundation’s plans to release Park My Truck, a mobile app to assist professional drivers looking for a place to park.

Transportation Leaders Announce Highway Safety Initiative: Park My Truck

May 23, 2016

Transportation Leaders Announce Highway Safety Initiative: Park My Truck

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings joined representatives of the American Trucking Associations and the American Transportation Research Institute and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance in urging truck parking providers to participate in a new highway safety initiative aimed at helping commercial truck drivers find available truck parking. Speaking at a press conference held May 18 on Capitol Hill during NATSO’s annual call on Washington, Mullings announced that beginning in late summer, truck drivers who need to stop and rest will be able to use a new, free mobile phone app called Park My Truck to locate available truck parking.

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