September 23, 2014: Toll road operator files bankruptcy; gas conversion; port fire

Sept. 23, 2014

Here’s a look at what is happening in the world of transportation today:

  • The private ownership groups that purchased a lease on an Indiana highway hoping to recoup revenue from tolls have filed for bankruptcy, reports
  • Truck Trend Magazine takes a look at that ever perplexing light – the check engine light.
  • Conway, AR, is considering converting gases at the local landfill into methane fuel to power the city’s garbage trucks, says television station THV 11.
  • The New York Daily News takes the 2014 Nissan Frontier for a test drive, reporting that it takes a back-to-basics approach for pickups.
  • The Shreveport Times says that the state is considering adding tolls to I-49 as a way to offset some of the cost to complete the road’s route to New Orleans.
  • Work at the Port of LA has been disrupted following a massive fire that officials say will not be completely out until sometime today, says ABC News. 
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