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Oct 10

Give Your Input for Truck & Freight Planning in the Triad

Posted on October 10, 2019 at 3:28 PM by Brooke Kochanski

Give Your Input for Truck & Freight Planning in the Triad

For Immediate Release
October 10, 2019

Contact Information: Brooke Kochanski, Marketing & Communications Manager, (336) 291-4331,

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The Piedmont Triad is developing a planning tool to help build an efficient and safe road network for shippers, carriers and service providers in the region. Unlike previous versions, this new planning tool will account for delivery trucks, service vehicles and freight carriers that might make multiple stops during the work day. The results of this tool will help the Triad prioritize where investments in our roads and highways need to be made in order to benefit shippers and service providers of all sizes. This study is being conducted by the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) in cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the metropolitan planning organizations of Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, and Burlington-Graham. Visit for more information. To ensure the needs of all industries are included, input in this process is critical.

You can help us develop the tool that will... Help increase your productivity, Limit traffic congestion, Reduce driving stress, Identify appropriate locations for rest areas and parking, Improve your bottom-line, Ensure that our highways are widened, traffic circles are built, interstate ramps and intersections are improved with truck and freight movements in mind.

If you are a truck driver, delivery service driver, or service contractor you may be eligible to take this survey and earn a $40 Gift card!

How it works? Truck movement data is collected through a smart phone app. Once downloaded, it will remain active and automatically ping a very short survey for each trip a driver completes. The driver needs to participate by answering each survey for at least three days. Each survey takes less than a minute and can be completed anytime during the study period.

For more details join us on October 15th at 3:00PM for 30-minute Webinar that will explain the Freight Study and how to use the App. Please use this link to register…


The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) is a unit of local government created in 1997 to enhance all forms of transportation in the Piedmont Triad Region. Our work is part of a larger statewide effort to improve transportation systems in North Carolina. Working with our partners, we strive to enhance mobility, address congestion, and reduce transportation related impacts on our air quality. Learn more at