Transportation & Distribution

Aug 21, 2018

New Mack Trucks president affirms commitment to Valley

Mack Trucks' new president, Martin “Marty” Weissburg, stopped by the Mack Customer Care Center in Allentown on Monday afternoon to introduce himself to the national trucking and local media.

Aug 17, 2018

12-year Pa. state transportation plan updated, includes Greater Lehigh Valley projects

The State Transportation Commission has updated its 12-year transportation program and some high-profile Greater Lehigh Valley projects are on it.

Aug 14, 2018

LVIA plans $16M hangar groundbreaking

The Lehigh Northampton Airport Authority is getting ready to break ground next week on the $16.3 million construction of a new hangar at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County.

Aug 13, 2018

Trans-Bridge to offer ticket sales near Wescosville pick up location

Trans-Bridge Lines Inc. of Bethlehem has announced that it will soon be opening a ticket purchase location to serve its commuters picking up its New York City service in Wescosville.

Jul 2, 2018

St. Luke’s $7M Life Flight ‘has that new helicopter smell’

On a nearly perfect day for flying, St. Luke’s University Health Network’s shiny new medical helicopter circled once around St. Luke’s Hospital in Fountain Hill on Monday morning before landing perfectly on the rooftop helipad to an awaiting medical team.

Jun 25, 2018

LVIA’s May traffic brings 24 percent increase over last year

Passenger travel keeps going up at Lehigh Valley International Airport, and May’s report shows the eighth consecutive month of rising numbers of travelers.

Jun 22, 2018

Experts say a regional approach is essential for tackling freight transportation

As construction of warehouses and distribution centers continues to increase throughout the region, the challenges of transporting all that freight continue to rise in importance.

Jun 4, 2018

Mack Truck TV series will be streaming into homes later this month

Mack Trucks is driving into new territory with a reality television series it has produced and which will air on the Prime Video streaming service beginning June 19.

May 25, 2018

State to concentrate funding efforts on pothole repair after severe winter season

It was a long, hard winter and Pennsylvania’s roadways are showing it, so Gov. Tom Wolf has announced a $180 million statewide initiative “Resurface PA” to repair potholes and resurface interstates.

May 7, 2018

Northampton Co. AAA marks century of growth, service

By the time World War I drew to a close, horse-drawn vehicles almost had become relegated to history on city streets in the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Apr 26, 2018

Airport authority wants public to weigh in on its LVIA master plan

Officials who operate the Greater Lehigh Valley’s flagship airport are offering the public a chance to see and hear about its development plans for the next 25 years.

Apr 25, 2018

Mack to have first fully electric refuse truck operating in NYC

Mack Trucks’ Lehigh Valley manufacturing facility will be building the company’s first fully electric Mack LR refuse model truck in North America by next year.