Will truck parking finally get some cash?

September 7, 2021


Land Line Now, Sept. 7, 2021.


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Work has started on a $3.5 trillion budget, including yet more money for transportation. But will truck parking finally get some attention?

Truck parking amendment introduced to infrastructure bill

I. Today’s news with Scott Thompson

A federal probe adds another Tesla Autopilot crash to its widening investigation. Hyundai maps out the future of hydrogen-powered trucks. And when life gives you potholes, plant banana trees.

II. Exercise out on the road

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle when you’re sitting behind a wheel for hours on end is difficult – but it doesn’t have to be impossible, and exercise doesn’t have to include access to a gym and long runs. We’ll explain how you can incorporate a couple of workouts with unique names into your everyday routine – and you don’t even have to buy any equipment.

III. Michigan may use pandemic money on bridges

A bill in the Michigan legislature would use $1.6 billion in pandemic relief to fix local bridges. Meanwhile, Georgia voters will decide on a 1% local transportation tax that could benefit roads, bridges, public transit or seaports.

IV. Will the big budget bill including truck parking?

Work has started on a $3.5 trillion budget – including yet more money for transportation and infrastructure. But where will that money be spent, and on what? And will truck parking finally get some attention?

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