TravelCenters of America Opens New Full-Service TA Location in Brooklyn, Iowa

  TravelCenters of America Opens New Full-Service TA Location in Brooklyn,   Iowa  Business Wire  WESTLAKE, Ohio -- May 2, 2014  TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, has announced the expansion of its network with the acquisition and rebranding of the newest TA, located at I-80, Exit 197 (4124 V18 Rd.) in Brooklyn, Iowa. The opening of this location raises the number of travel centers in the TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded chain to 250.  Amenities at the new, always-open TA travel center location currently include:    *7 diesel lanes equipped with high-flow dispensers and bulk DEF at each     lane;   *Fully stocked Travel Store;   *Country Pride® full-service restaurant;   *Dunkin’ Donuts Express;   *5 newly remodeled showers on a fully automated system;   *A drivers lounge with DIRECTV® and NFL Sunday Ticket™ service;   *UltraONE^® Rewards Program kiosk and swiping system.  This location also offers a variety of other full-service professional driver amenities, including WiFi, a full laundry facility with state-of-the-art equipment, an ATM, check cashing and TripPak services. Renovations will continue in the coming months to add a 63-space truck parking lot and a CAT scale. A four-bay TA Truck Service facility is also expected to be added in the future. BP-branded gasoline is offered at eight fueling positions.  “TA Brooklyn is our third location in Iowa, and we are happy to open it and provide drivers a full-service travel center option mid-way across the state on I-80,” shared Tom O’Brien, President and CEO of TravelCenters.  TravelCenters purchased the Brooklyn, Iowa, location in October, 2013.  About TravelCenters of America LLC  TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, is a leading travel center business in 43 states and Canada operating under the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® brands. With 250 convenient full-service locations off interstate highway exits, TA and Petro Stopping Centers offer customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, more than 500 full- and quick-service restaurants, 24-hour convenience stores, heavy truck maintenance services, RoadSquad Connect™ (24/7/365 emergency roadside service), Reserve-It™ (truck parking reservations), and many other services – all within large, high traffic facilities. TravelCenters also operates gasoline/convenience stores in Kentucky and Tennessee under the Minit Mart brand name. For more information on TravelCenters and TA, please visit www.tatravelcenters.com. For more information on Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.petrotruckstops.com.  Contact:  TravelCenters of America Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364 tliutkus@ta-petro.com  
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