Topics: Rest Area Commercialization

Pilot Testifies on Behalf of NATSO for House Committee Hearing on Business Solutions to Climate Change

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on March 17 held a four-hour hearing on business solutions to climate change. The Committee, which invited NATSO to testify, effectively kicked off the first of a series of hearings that will undoubtedly lay the groundwork for Congress to draft infrastructure legislation in the coming months.  Representing NATSO was Pilot Company CEO Shameek Konar. More

Business and Community Leaders Urge 117th Congress to Oppose Commercial Rest Areas

NATSO, representing truckstops and travel plazas, and a diverse coalition that includes restaurants, fuel retailers, city governments, trucking firms and blind entrepreneurs today urged lawmakers to oppose efforts to commercialize Interstate rest areas as Congress considers infrastructure legislation. More

Truckstop and Travel Center Industry 2021 Government Affairs Priorities [Podcast]

Truckstop and Travel Center Industry 2021 Government Affairs Priorities [Podcast]

Listen to hear from Mullings and Fialkov on what truckstops can expect from the Biden Administration. More

NATSO Addresses Florida DOT, Truck Parking Stakeholders

NATSO urged the Florida Department of Transportation to explore ways to lower the private sector's costs in creating or expanding truck parking capacity while refraining from subjecting private truck parking providers to additional competitive or regulatory obstacles. More

Rep. DeFazio Says Biden Team Planning Quick Action on Infrastructure

The Biden campaign is eyeing action on an infrastructure package as soon as February, if the former vice president wins the election, Rep. Peter DeFazio said on Oct. 7 during an ITS America conference.  More

NATSO CEO Discusses Truck Parking in FHWA Workshop

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings highlighted the private sector’s role in providing the vast majority of truck parking nationwide and urged State Departments of Transportation to work with the private sector to address any truck parking concerns.  More

House Takes Up Infrastructure Bill

The White House said June 29 it would veto the $1.5 trillion infrastructure package known as The Moving Forward Act that the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to take up today, saying that H.R. 2 is biased against rural America, debt-financed and full of wasteful ‘Green New Deal’ initiatives. More

Community, Business Leaders Urge Congress to Support Private Investment in EV Charging Infrastructure as House Committee Prepares to Unveil Transportation Bill

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Transport Topics Radio Interviews NATSO President and CEO

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Business and Community Leaders Urge FHWA to Keep Off-Highway Food Open for Truck Drivers

A coalition of groups representing cities and communities across America, tens of thousands of off-highway foodservice businesses including truck stops and travel centers, and blind merchants that manage vending machines at Interstate rest areas, urged the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help keep off-highway food establishments open for truck drivers. More

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