10/20/14 7:31 am EDT
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index picked up in September
after two consecutive months of declining freight volumes. September saw
increases across the board with month-over-month load volumes increasing
five percent, and year-over-year volumes jumping 28 percent.
September volumes were the highest ever recorded for any September in
any year, surpassing the previous records set in 2005 and 2011 by six
percent. Also, volumesmore...
10/14/14 9:00 am EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridges & Tunnels (MTA B&T)
has selected TransCore
to deploy the agency’s first All-Electronic Tolling (AET) system. This
system will be implemented on the historic Henry Hudson Bridge.
Built in 1936, the iconic bridge provides passage for more than 63,000
vehicles each day. The AET project is part of a three-year, $33 million
MTA B&T bridge rehabilitation project to replace themore...
10/7/14 8:00 am EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s (MTC’s) Bay Area
Infrastructure Financing Authority (BAIFA) has selected TransCore®
to develop, integrate, and maintain a network of express lanes providing
Bay Area motorists with lower congestion alternatives.
The competitively procured $54.6 million project will convert 90 miles
of existing high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes into express lanes on
I-680 from Dublin to Walnut Creek; I-880more...
9/15/14 12:18 pm EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA)
awarded the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai the prestigious
2014 Toll Excellence Award in Technology for its expansion of the Salik
Toll System. The award was presented Sept. 15th at IBTTA’s 82nd
Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.
Already home to the world’s widest Open-Road tolling zone spanning seven
lanes in a single direction, RTA’s objectives were tomore...
9/8/14 2:17 pm EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) recently became
the first in the world to actively manage and control more than 10,000
signalized intersections from a single traffic management center and one
“To effectively manage the transportation demands of the largest city in
the United States, we started with a vision that literally began in the
1980s. Today, that vision is coming to fruition,” saidmore...
9/5/14 9:45 am EDT
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index quietly exited August
with a second month of declining freight activity. Although,
year-over-year load volumes were up 15 percent compared to August 2013,
month-over-month load volumes decreased nine percent from July to August.
Cross-border load volumes for August averaged 68 percent of the
Loads into Canada improved five percent year-over-yearmore...
8/11/14 8:00 am EDT
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index displayed its
traditional summer decline in load volumes, decreasing 12 percent
compared to June. However, year-over-year volumes for July jumped 25
percent, leading any load volumes for the month since TransCore Link
Logistics started recording data.
Cross-border load volumes for July averaged 69 percent of the
total. Cross-border loads into Canada and cross border loads leavingmore...
7/18/14 9:00 am EDT
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compared to last year’s first half, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian
Freight Index saw volumes swell an impressive 42 percent year-over-year,
shattering any combined semi-annual volumes since TransCore Link
Logistics started recording data. June also marks the sixth consecutive
month of record-setting volumes.
Month-over-month load volumes were flat from May to June. While second
quarter volumes decreased four percent from the firstmore...
6/18/14 7:15 am EDT
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian freight volumes rose two percent from
April to May. Even with this modest monthly increase, year-over-year
volumes continue their impressive rise, increasing 31 percent over May
TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index accurately measures trends from
roughly 5,000 of Canada’s trucking companies. Real-time and historical
data on total truck and load volumes, as well as ratios in specific
5/14/14 1:40 pm EDT
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index declined after March’s
spike in loads. April’s load volumes fell by 12 percent
month-over-month, but year-over-year volumes continued to show growth,
increasing 41 percent over April 2013. These volumes are the highest
ever recorded for the month of April since TransCore Link Logistics
started recording data.
Available equipment postings are showing a positive trend with
5/6/14 4:22 pm EDT
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics today announces the creation of its new
scholarship program, LinkScholar. Dependents of TransCore clients are
eligible to apply for one $2,500 scholarship based on academic
excellence and one $2,500 scholarship based on demonstration of
attributes of a model student.
Program aims to help students reach their potential by providing
financial assistance towards their tuition. “I see thismore...
4/21/14 1:07 pm EDT
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the fourth consecutive month, TransCore
Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index continued its trend-setting
elevated load volumes. March volumes were the highest ever recorded for
any month, surpassing last March’s volumes by 50 percent and last
month’s volumes by 16 percent.
The first quarter shattered any combined quarterly volumes since
TransCore Link Logistics started recording data. Load volumes for the