Transportation Archive

Joe David Rice Reflects on Being Arkansas' 'Accidental' Tourism Director

by Kyle Massey 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Joe David Rice, who is departing as the state's longest-serving tourism chief, served five governors including Bill Clinton.

Work Begins on Upgrades to West Memphis Port Facilities

by Associated Press 10/6/2017 10:42 am

Officials say a $10.9 million upgrade to West Memphis' port facilities could attract hundreds of new jobs to the area.

Forfeited Property Sold for $1M

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2017 02:55 pm

AOR LLC, led by John Starling of JTS Financial Services of Little Rock, has purchased a 21,256-SF office building in Little Rock.

Delta Regional Authority Announces $2.8M for Arkansas Cities

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2017 02:10 pm

The Delta Regional Authority and Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday announced $2.8 million in new DRA investments in the state's infrastructure, workforce and economy.

Charting a Course for Road Funding in Arkansas (Erika Gee Commentary)

by Erika Gee 10/3/2017 01:48 pm

Decisions made in the coming months by elected officials, and possibly the voters, will shape the future of Arkansas' transportation infrastructure for years to come.

Wal-Mart, Honing Same-Day Delivery Skills, Buys NYC's Parcel

by Associated Press 10/3/2017 06:56 am

Wal-Mart is sharpening its same-day delivery skills through the acquisition of a small, New York City company.

Solfuels Loads First Tank at Helena-West Helena Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/27/2017 09:43 am

Solfuels USA LLC, which recently started production of biodiesel at its retrofitted facility in Helena-West Helena, celebrated the loading of its first railroad tank on Tuesday.

Business Leaders, Officials Hope for U.S. 412 Expansion

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 9/25/2017 10:54 am

Elected officials and community business leaders throughout north Arkansas are working together to expand the state's principal east-west transportation route in support of economic development.

TSA Announces New Electronics Screening at Little Rock Airport

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 09:31 am

The Transportation Security Administration is implementing new screening procedures for carry-on items at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.

Crain Sells Ozark Automotive Distributors

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

A North Little Rock warehouse provides our solo act for this week's multimillion-dollar transaction.

Alton Bean Trucking Files for Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

In the initial filing, Alton listed debts of between $1 million and $10 million and assets in the same range. A more detailed filing will come later.

20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

This is the ninth year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called the New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

Stretch, Little Rock, Stretch (Natalie Ghidotti Commentary)

by Natalie Ghidotti 9/25/2017 12:00 am

I'm not so bold as to believe that Little Rock will be a top contender for Amazon, even though we are certainly worthy of consideration. It's only because Amazon was very specific about the needs for its next location — things we don't have right now. But I get Mayor Mark Stodola's reasoning. Dreaming big is important.

Zips Car Wash Acquires 6th Location in Central Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/20/2017 11:17 am

Zips Car Wash of Little Rock acquired its sixth facility in central Arkansas last week from Splash Car Wash.

USA Truck Names Harris VP of Maintenance

by Marty Cook 9/19/2017 04:26 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren named Jeff Harris as its vice president of maintenance.

Paths Vary In Keeping Retail Rent Flowing in Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 9/18/2017 12:00 am

The commercial vacancy rates for the four main cities of the northwest Arkansas corridor range from Fayetteville's 5.6 percent to Springdale's 14 percent, sandwiching Rogers (10.5 percent) and Bentonville (12 percent).

Data Theft: Is Your Business Ready? (Aaron Gamewell Expert Advice)

by Aaron Gamewell 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Gamewell of SBS CyberSecurity offers his list of actions that every business should deploy to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 10:00 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in August increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent.

Shuttered Joubert's Tavern Sells For $342K

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/14/2017 10:08 am

Henry Willmuth, through 7303 Kanis LLC, recently purchased the 7,500-SF Joubert's Tavern at 7303 Kanis Road in Little Rock for $342,250.

Today's Bank Lands On a Different Plane in Walter Quinn Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Another lawsuit against Little Rock businessman Walter Quinn surfaced in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

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