Transportation News

Transportation News – including civil engineering, roadways, rail and air transport, trucking, and related transportation industry news, issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


American Truck Dealers 20 Group Meeting: Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company’s Michael Feinstein Presents on Cyber Liability

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Feinstein, executive vice president of Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company, will present at the American Truck Dealers (ATD) 20 Group Meeting on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7 a.m. at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz.

C2SMART Signs Agreement with NEXT Future Transportation for Cyberphysical Test Bed

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C2SMART, a Tier 1 USDOT University Transportation Center based at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, and NEXT Future Transportation have agreed to collaborate on the creation of a cyberphysical test bed to test NEXT’s designs for modular self-driving vehicles. C2SMART will build and use scale models of NEXT’s vehicles along with simulations to test routing algorithms and operational policies for shared autonomous vehicles, helping the company to propose and start field pilots in cities.

RMA’s Redevelopment Plan for Naranja Lakes CRA Approved by Miami-Dade County Commissioners

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates today announced that the Miami-Dade County Commission voted 10-1 to approve RMA’s redevelopment plan for the Naranja Lakes CRA. The award-winning Pompano Beach-based redevelopment firm was hired by Miami-Dade County to write the plan for the recently expanded CRA area, which will contribute towards the development of the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) plan in South Dade.

NEXT Future Transportation Forms Innovation Partnership with Digital Barriers

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation, the world’s only modular vehicle solutions provider and Digital Barriers, a world pioneer and leader in wireless video streaming and deep learning-based facial recognition, today announced a joint integration program around embedded computer vision software.

Michael Nischan of EPIC to Present on Hidden Risks for Motor Carriers at GMTA Leadership Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Transportation & Logistics Risk Control Vice President Michael Nischan will present at Georgia Motor Trucking Association’s Leadership Conference on Wed., Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center in Marietta, Ga.

NEXT Future Transportation Appoints Former Siemens Mobility President Oliver Hauck to Board of Advisors

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation today announced the appointment of Oliver Hauck to its Board of Advisors. NEXT is commercializing the world’s first patented autonomous mass-transportation and goods-movement solution based on swarms of modular self-driving vehicles.

Move For Hunger receives 2017 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant, Fifth Year in a Row

ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a 501(c)(3) that mobilizes the relocation industry to reduce food waste and fight hunger, today announced that it has again been selected to receive the J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2017/18. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

NEXT Future Transportation expands Advisory Board with China Market Expert

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation, a company that is commercializing a patented autonomous mass-transportation and goods-movement solution, is adding a new member to its Advisory Board: Bill Russo will strengthen cross-border venture development initiatives to and from China.

NEXT Future Transportation Inc. Announces Addition to the Board of Advisors

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation, a company that is commercializing a patented autonomous mass-transportation and goods-movement solution, announces the appointment of Thomas Wendt as a new member of NEXT’s Board of Advisers.

NEXT Future Transportation Inc. Achieves Major Milestone – Exhibits Fully Autonomous Modular Vehicle Prototype

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (“NEXT”), a startup that is commercializing an autonomous mass-transportation and goods-movement solution, today announced that it has reached an important milestone in its vehicle prototype development. NEXT has made important progress over the past 18 months in developing its patented innovation that is based on swarms of modular self-driving vehicles, which can join and detach with other modules in full motion, allowing passengers to stand and walk from one module to another.

MAGLITE Declares July as ‘National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month’

ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAGLITE wants motorists and pedestrians to be extra vigilant to save lives during the “vacation months” – July through October – which are the most dangerous months the year for traffic fatalities. So MAGLITE is launching a dedicated web page, and promoting a public education campaign, in observance of the newly minted National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks on Trucking Accident Representation at The APITLA Interstate Trucking Super Summit

TAMPA, Fla., May 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard Walsh of the Bradenton office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh gave a presentation at the APITLA Interstate Trucking Super Summit. Entitled, “How an Attorney Works a Trucking Case: The A to Z Basics,” the CLE accredited seminar instructed the audience of attorney and law students.

Capacity Partners with Lightning Pick for a Brighter Fulfillment Solution

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), has partnered with Wisconsin-based automation experts Lightning Pick to bring a new fulfillment solution to clients.

EPIC Insurance adds Broker/Producer Nick Pedisich

SAN FRANCISCO and CONCORD, Calif., May 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Pedisich has joined the firm as a Transportation Industry-focused insurance broker/producer.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks at National Trial Lawyers Summit on Trucking Accident Representation

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernard F. Walsh, Esq., from the Bradenton office of personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, spoke at the 2017 Trial Lawyers Summit about trucking accident representation for plaintiffs. Billed as “the number one conference of the year,” the Trial Lawyers Summit draws top civil trial plaintiff’s attorneys and criminal defense attorneys from around the nation.

EPIC Insurance’s Michael Nischan to Speak at the Seventh Annual Commercial Motor Vehicle Litigation Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President of Transportation & Logistics Risk Control Michael Nischan will speak at the Seventh Annual CMV Litigation Seminar on Thursday, October 27 at Villa Christina in Atlanta, Georgia.

Libertarian Railroad Commission Candidate Mark Miller Wants Voters to Declare Independence from Two-Party Rule

AUSTIN, Texas, July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Libertarian Candidate Dr. Mark Miller urges voters to declare independence from two-party rule. With Govs. Gary Johnson and Bill Weld representing the Libertarian Party at the top of the ballot this year, the next highest contest in Texas will be the statewide election of Texas Railroad Commission, for which Miller is running.

WMH Corporation welcomes Dan Collen, PE, as a Senior Consultant

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WMH Corporation, a specialist in transportation infrastructure design, is pleased to welcome Dan Collen, PE, as a Senior Consultant. Dan brings over 35 years of experience in transportation design and planning to the WMH team. Before joining WMH, Dan spent his career at Santa Clara County Roads and Airport Department.

EZER App to Present at Apps World North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EZER, the app that connects those with trucks to businesses or individuals who need their stuff picked up and delivered, will showcase at Apps World North America on May 11 and 12 in Santa Clara, Calif. The EZER booth will be located in the Startup City section of the expo at space S28.

Capital Auto Rentals to Launch with Chamber Event

RALEIGH, N.C., May 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Auto Rental in Raleigh, a division of Capital Ford, is celebrating their grand opening by hosting an After Hours Business Event Tuesday, May 17 at 5:30 p.m. The event, in conjunction with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the new Capital Auto Rental office, 2801 E. Millbrook Rd.

Darryl Nowell Named Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year – Grand Champion

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is a great privilege for Eagle Transport Corporation to announce Darryl Nowell as the ‘Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year – Grand Champion’ for 2015-2016. The prestigious award was announced on April 25, 2016 at the National Tank Truck Carrier’s Annual Conference in San Diego, Calif. This honor exemplifies Darryl’s incomparable trucking career.

Capacity LLC Unlocks the Secrets of Successfully Outsourcing Order Fulfillment

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), has released a brand new eBook to help business owners who want to find a third-party fulfillment solution.

Move For Hunger is Recipient of 2016 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant, Fourth Year in a Row

ASBURY PARK, N.J., March 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger today announced that it has again been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2016. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope(R) helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Bradenton Injury Attorney Bernard F Walsh Published in Lawyer’s LogBook

BRADENTON, Fla., March 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh was published in the Lawyer’s LogBook, a legal industry periodical that includes articles from some of the nation’s best plaintiff’s attorneys. ‘The A To Z Basics Of A Trucking Accident Case,’ advises attorneys who may be considering representing the victims of heavy truck accidents.

Victory Packaging Recommits to Hunger Relief Efforts, Continues Partnership with Move For Hunger

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Victory Packaging and Move For Hunger are proud to announce their continued partnership in 2016, to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization for the past four years, Victory Packaging supports Move For Hunger’s efforts to reduce food waste and fight hunger.

Capacity LLC Unveils a New Order Fulfillment Website That Delivers the Goods

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, a trusted leader in order fulfillment, ecommerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), has launched a brand new website. The site has been redesigned to make it easier to navigate and to help visitors quickly find the information they need to understand modern order fulfillment.

Midwest Fuel Injection Announces Paul Thoms Promoted to President

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Jan. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As of January 1, 2016, Midwest Fuel Injection Service Corporation (MWFI), which operates under the Seidel Diesel Group, has a new president – Paul Thoms. In 1992, Thoms was hired as the shop manager for MWFI’s Orland Park facility. Three years later, he helped open the Palatine Branch and became branch manager. Over the next 15 years, he was instrumental in its successful start-up and growth.

Montway Auto Transport Joins Forces with Move For Hunger to Help Feed Families in Need Nationwide

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Montway Auto Transport has partnered with the national non-profit, Move For Hunger to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization, Montway supports Move For Hunger’s efforts to reduce food waste and fight hunger.

Civic Resource Group and TransitScreen Selected to Modernize MTC’s Transit Signage across the San Francisco Bay Area

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group (CRG) and TransitScreen, Inc. today announced they have joined forces to modernize the transit displays in 46+ different locations across the San Francisco Bay Area as part of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)’s Hub Signage program.

‘Oil and Gas and the Texas Railroad Commission: Lessons for Regulating a Free Society’ Explores Commission’s Role in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Mark A. Miller has published ‘Oil and Gas and the Texas Railroad Commission: Lessons for Regulating a Free Society’ (ISBN: 978-1518810398), a new book that examines the complexities and impact of the regulatory actions of the Texas Railroad Commission on matters related to the oil and gas industry.