Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll


Vermont. Vermont. #32. Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Trump's Tariffs Anger US Manufacturers, Business Groups

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Canada is Vermont’s largest trading partner, and the state stands “to lose big under this ham-handed policy,” Senator Patrick Leahy, a Democrat from the Vermont, said in a statement.

Freight Rates Dip while Load Availability Climbs

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Other states, such as South Dakota and Vermont, show as dark red in this Hot States Map from August 9-15 , meaning that they had high load-to-truck ratios.

Van Freight Volume Edges Up, as Rates Lag

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The state of Vermont is also dark red in this Hot States Map from August 23-29, meaning that the state had high load-to-truck ratio, but it did not provide a lot of loads. Van freight availability rebounded 3% on the spot market last week , and truck posts increased 2%.