First TA Express in California by end of the yrear


TravelCenters of America Inc. today announced it has signed a franchise agreement with CSG Petroleum, Inc. to open a TA Express in Bakersfield, California.

The 12-acre site is currently the 24/7 Travel Plaza located on Highway 58, Exit 117, at 209 Weedpatch Highway. It will be the first TA Express in California and will convert by the end of the year

“We’re happy to have a new location for professional drivers in California and to work with our new franchisees,” said Dave Raco, vice president of franchise operations. “The team already provides great service to their customers and we’re happy to have them join our network.”

TA recently announced the acceleration of its network expansion strategy by actively pursuing franchising opportunities for business growth.