Issue / Freight rail

Commerce Hearing Addresses Transpo Network Performance Issues

February 4, 2015 Last week on January 29, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation’s Subcommittee on...

Foxx Testifies At House T&I On Need For GROW AMERICA Act

February 11, 2015 This morning, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing on surface transportation...

Reps. Hahn, Poe Re-Introduce Freight Fund Legislation

February 19, 2015 Last July, while many transportation enthusiasts were closely watching the unfolding drama of...

New FRA Report Details PTC Implementation Woes

August 12, 2015 Last Friday afternoon, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) submitted a report to Congress detailing the...

1975 White House Freight Rail Assistance Decision Memo

May 8, 2015 This week’s ETW Document of the Week is from 40 years ago - the briefing papers prepared for President Ford in late...

House’s FY 2016 USDOT Appropriations Bill Cuts Discretionary Spending, Freezes Major HTF Accounts; Bans Some Cuba Travel

April 28, 2015 The House Appropriations Committee released the full text of the proposed Transportation-Housing appropriations bill...

Funding for freight can be a critical element for the next transportation bill

The United States currently lacks a comprehensive national freight policy. Over the past several years, there has been extensive...

Crude Oil by Rail: The Industry is Changing

BY STEVEN R. DITMEYER Adjunct Professor of Railway Management, Michigan State University An old adage says the railroad industry is...

The Challenge of National Freight Policy: How to Pay For It?

2014 could be the year that a national freight policy begins to take focus in a new authorization bill. There have been several...

2013 Transportation Weekly Archive Index

2013 Transportation Weekly Archive Index   January 2013   January 16, 2013 issue January 21, 2013 update ...

The Future of the Northeast Corridor

BY RICHARD J. LORBON Chief, NEC Infrastructure and Investment Development, Amtrak The National Passenger Railroad Corporation...

The Future of the Northeast Corridor

Editor's Note: This article appeared in the June 2013 edition of Eno Brief. By: Richard J. Lobron Chief, NEC Infrastructure and...

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