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

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

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
  *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 For more information on Petro Stopping Centers,
please visit


TravelCenters of America
Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364
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