Bostons Big Dig

The remnants of the Big Dig offer this respite, The Rose Kennedy Greenway, between Boston Harbor and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Facing towards the North End, this view had been covered by the darkened trestles of the Expressway. The Dig cost about 15 billion dollars. Nice!!

In This Issue
September 2011

The Magic of Walt Disney

Social Networking

The Web Site

9-11 Remembered

Welcome to News from! First time readers, I am glad you're here! Returning readers, welcome back!

Bob JonesGreetings. Welcome to the new design of our Newsletter! We wanted to share the many photo's we have taken of places, people and things throughout the country and beyond. Each month, our headline photo will be something new and different. The caption will present a small explanation. We hope you enjoy. We do not want to waste your time. Articles will contain generally less than 250 words. Please have a look and give us your feedback. By all means, forward to a friend using the link at the bottom of the Newsletter. Thanks. Questions? Click my Picture!

Technology solutions are a part of doing business just like sales and marketing, It is an important component in servicing customers, managing costs and controlling operations. TRI has an uncanny ability to find affordable technology solutions for a wide variety of situations. Our capabilities bridge database design and development, Internet web-based programs, hosting and co-location services, network and computer sales and support, document imaging, bar code scanning, corporate communications, fax and email programs, mobile applications, cloud computing and help desk services. Interested in taking a step forward with technology? Looking to take advantage of the latest advances? Or just want to take advantage of your new computer?
Give us a call to discuss where you want to go - 877-253-2379 or email to discuss your opportunities. The first consultation is always without charge.

The Magic of Walt Disney

One of the secrets to the magic behind all of Walt Disney's creations is it suspends reality for us all, young and old. Whether it is Magic Kingdomwalking down Mainstreet USA which harkens back a century to the heartland of America with its quaint shops, brick walkways, smiling children, background music playing everywhere you go and street performers in spats and pin stripe jackets. If you have done your research, you will

Having visited Disney dozens of times in the last 25 years, the magic still envelopes my senses with each step. Sit with Goofy in front of Tony's Restaurant, take a ride on the Train to Adventure Land, have a haircut in the Barber Shop, it really doesn’t make much difference. If you believe in magic, then it doesn’t matter how old you are, Disney will put a smile on your face.

October 1st, Disney World is celebrating 40 years. So it is appropriate that the entire Walt Disney Resort will be joining in with Project XL – 4 days of special events including the best parade in the Magic Kingdom of all time – during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. If you are interested in sharing the celebration magic with those you love, click here.

Social Networking

I bet you didn't know that TRI has had a Blog for more than 2 years. That's right, we have articles going back to 2009! We have blog.trif.comwritten articles introducing new technology, complaining about credit card companies and health insurance companies, art, meditation, changing perspectives along with new TRI products and employees. Take a moment and look through and the more than 50 articles.

We also use other social networking sites to help us get the word out. If you would like to follow us on Facebook, try this link: Facebook or look me up at this link. I can also be found on Twitter at this address: Twitter. And there is Linkedin. See our profile here. Or, you can click on the icons at the right, they will take you there as well.


The TRI Web Site:

TRI has had the domain since 1997. It was one of the last 4-character domain names available, Many people www.trif.comask us what does trif stand for, so I thought I would tell you. You can read my blog article on it written back in November of 2010, What is a TRIF.

But really, when TRI started in 1982, our primary business was publishing freight rate tariffs for trucking companies in New England and, in fact, the country. We also published guiding tariffs for rules and mileage with the ICC (Interstate Commerce Commission). A SCAC (standard carrier alpha code) code is required to publish tariffs and our SCAC is TRIF.

So you might still find on file with the DOT (the Department of Transportation took over the duties of the ICC which was dismantled in the 1990's) our Mileage tariff ICC TRIF 105 and our classification and rules tariff ICC TRIF 100.

We have spent a great deal of time working on the content for our web site and soon we will be giving it a completely new face. Stay tuned. When you have a moment, take a look at our fresh new content at


If any of the information here is of interest to you, please drop us a note. If you would like to see specific information on technology issues that affect you and your business, please let us know.

Robert McKay Jones
Transportation Resources, Inc. 50 Leominster Road, Suite #3 Sterling, Massachusetts 01564


9-11 Remembered

It has been 10 years since 9-11 when the twin towers were destroyed by terrorists. I visited shortly after and took these photo's. I thought you might be interested in what it looks like now.


The pictures above were taken a few months after 9-11-2001


9-11 Progress

This picture was taken June 2011
Much work to be done

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