Instructor Wayne Ellis teaches a group of truck driver students at Martinez Trucking’s new school, Martinez Technical Institute, in Pasco.

Demand for drivers prompts Martinez Trucking to open its own school

The trucking industry has had a tough time finding qualified drivers over the last 10 to 15 years. So Martinez...
UPS driver Tom Ravella hauls a 105-foot rig made up of three trailers on 26 wheels carrying a maximum load of 105,000 pounds.

Kennewick UPS driver boasts 25 years of accident-free driving

Tom Ravella said road safety starts with putting away phone, staying focused A Kennewick UPS driver gives thanks every time...
WSDOT workers pour the approach slab for the bridge on Highway 395 northbound over the Lewis Street off-ramp in Pasco. (Courtesy DOT)

DOT spring projects include repaving, adding cameras at intersections

Cabin fever has broke. And with warmer weather, workers at the state Department of Transportation have been eager to get...
Tri-City Taxi moves to Richland

Tri-City Taxi moves from Pasco into new Richland building

37-year-old company keeping close eye on how Uber affects its business The region’s biggest taxi company moved its operations from...
City of Richland's Transportation Benefit District.

Richland vehicle fee to offset costs for bridge project, street improvements

Proposed $20 annual car registration fee to generate $850,000 annually Nobody likes to pay extra taxes, but Richland city officials...
People For People, a nonprofit committed to empowering senior citizens with resources, such as medical transportation

People For People offers seniors rides across 12 counties

Madelyn Carlson knows what drives seniors to lead longer, more productive lives. “If they don’t have transportation services—if they can’t...

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