Transportation Archive

North of Eden (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 7/18/2016 12:00 am

My husband and I, essentially empty-nesters except for the college senior we left at home to care for Scully the dog and Fox the cat, headed north to escape the Arkansas heat.

Ralph Vines on Paving the Road to Success with Good Decisions

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2016 12:00 am

Ralph Vines started Kesser International in 1987 as a sole proprietorship while he also was serving in the U.S. Army.

USA Truck Announces Logistics Moves

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2016 12:53 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren made several organizational changes in its USAT Logistics division.

Protesters Cleared from I-40 Bridge over Mississippi River

by Associated Press 7/12/2016 01:17 pm

Hundreds of protesters angry over police killings of black people occupied a key bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night, blocking an interstate highway for hours before officers moved them off.

Arkansas Road Work To Force Lane Closures on Highway 10

by Associated Press 7/12/2016 01:15 pm

Maintenance work on State Highway 10 in western Pulaski County will require a series of lane closures over the next few weeks.

USA Truck Providing 15 CDL Training Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/8/2016 09:21 am

USA Truck will pay for 15 qualified applicants to complete a five-week commercial driver's license training program through a partnership of the University of Arkansas Global Campus, Northwest Technical Institute and Mid-America Truck Driving School.

Arkansas Rice Federation Travels to Cuba for Trade Talks

by Associated Press 7/7/2016 06:59 am

Members of the Arkansas Rice Federation have traveled to Cuba to discuss the future of trade between the U.S. and Cuba.

Clark Family Foundation Gives $2.5M to Arkansas Children's Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2016 11:52 am

The family of the late David M. Clark is giving $2.5 million to Arkansas Children's Hospital, the hospital announced Wednesday.

Hutchinson, Preston to Open Berlin Office, Attend Farnborough Airshow

by Lance Turner 7/5/2016 11:54 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston announced details of another trade mission to Europe, which begins Saturday.

Billions in Safety Costs Pay Off for Truckers

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

The American Trucking Associations released a report on a 2015 study that showed that the trucking industry spends $9.5 billion a year on safety initiatives. The investments are proving to be worth it.

Governor Asks Arkansas Foundation to Build Highway Support

by Associated Press 6/30/2016 02:14 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is asking the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation to drum up statewide support for long term highway funding solutions in Arkansas. Speaking to foundation members, he said he doesn't want to seek a tax increase to pay for road improvements, and he hopes any plan to seek a new tax would go before voters.

A Big Boost for Drones in Business (Micah Goodwin Expert Advice)

by Micah Goodwin 6/30/2016 01:44 pm

If you've ever thought about using drones for your business, now is the time to start.

Highway Department Closes Bridge Over Ouachita River

by Associated Press 6/28/2016 03:29 pm

The Ouachita River Bridge in south Arkansas has been shut down after a truck struck several beams on the bridge's superstructure.

Nominate Now for Arkansas Business '20 in Their 20s'

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 09:41 am

Arkansas Business is once again taking nominations for its annual "20 in Their 20s" list, which honors young professionals in their 20s.

Settlement Reached Between One Bank, BHL Financing

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

The litigation between Johnelle Hunt's BHL Financing LLC and Little Rock's One Bank & Trust is no more.

Bear State Gets Default Judgment in Falcon Air Suit

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Bear State obtained a default judgment against Quinn and Falcon Air when the two failed to respond to the February complaint. The debt is secured by Quinn's personal guarantee and a 1984 Dassault Falcon 200 owned by Falcon Air.

Chef Shuttle, RaftUp To Experiment with Lake Delivery

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Chef Shuttle, the homegrown restaurant-meal delivery service brought to us by Ryan Herget, is trying something new during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend.

With Unemployment Low, Arkansas Economists Weigh Effects

by Alexis Hosticka 6/24/2016 11:02 am

While two Arkansas economists don't expect state unemployment to fall much further, the effect of historically low jobless levels could put workers at an advantage when seeking a new job or higher wages.

Work to Expand Arkansas 226, US 67 Speeds Toward August Finish

by George Jared 6/23/2016 10:43 am

A significant section of Arkansas 226 that connects Jonesboro to U.S. 67 will open today, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.

Caddo River Forest Products to Restart Glenwood Sawmill, Employ 136

by Sarah Campbell 6/22/2016 04:26 pm

Caddo River Forest Products plans to reopen a sawmill in Glenwood, investing $50 million and creating 136 new jobs and up to 300 new "indirect" jobs in the area.