Daily News Briefs, September 3, 2021

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NTTA Receives IBTTA Recognition For Contractor Diversity Program

ITSInternational.com reports, the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) is the first recipient of IBTTA’s new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award. “The [award] was established by IBTTA’s Task Force on Diversity, Social, and Racial Inclusion, and was designed to recognise ‘an IBTTA member organisation that makes a significant contribution to advance racial justice, equity, inclusion and meaningful opportunities in society.’” According to the award announcement, the greater Dallas-Fort Worth toll agency is being recognized for its successful business diversity program and for being “a highly sought-after resource for other tolling organizations aiming to build their own diversity programs.”

Contractor, Executive and Employee Diversity Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro Region (DFW) IBTTA Industry Awards & Recognitions North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) Texas

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SoCal P3 Initiative Will Launch And Support A Fleet Of 100 Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks

Transport Topics reports on this week’s announcement of the kickoff of the Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative. A multiyear, public-private collaboration, the project will create electric charging infrastructure to support the “largest commercial deployment of battery-electric trucks in North America.” A planned 100-truck fleet will operate between the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and a Schneider facility located inland. When it reaches full operation in 2023, the fleet will displace the use of millions of diesel gallon equivalents of fuel.

California Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Environmental Protection Policies Procedures And Initiatives Infrastructure Investment Trends Los Angeles (CA) Metro Region P3 & Privatization

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