Issue / Freight rail

Chinese State-Owned Enterprises are Eyeing U.S. Freight Rail Manufacturing: Report

October 22, 2018 Chinese-backed companies are targeting U.S. freight rail car manufacturing, and their market dominance would...

The Implications of the Federal Ban on Chinese Railcars

The “trade war” between the United States and China continues to play out on the global stage. While it does, a seemingly benign...

Schools, Private Sector Teaming Up to Address Freight Workforce Training Challenges

September 5, 2018 In an effort to address occupational and skills gaps in the freight transportation industry, ports and private...

FRA Announces $204M in PTC Grants as New Reporting Shows Progress Towards Meeting Deadline

August 24, 2018 This week, the Federal Railroad Administration announced the recipients of $203.7 million in fiscal year 2018 grants...

Federal Freight Focus Shifts Inland – and Zeroes In on Complex Policy Questions

August 16, 2018 Five years after labor disputes out West caused operations at 29 ports to grind to a halt, federal focus on freight...

Senate Commerce Committee Approves Port Improvement, Rail Crew Bills, STB Nominee

August 1, 2018 The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee approved by voice vote today several items including a bill...

Defense Authorization Bill Contains Transit, Aviation, Maritime Provisions

July 27, 2018 Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the final conference report version of the fiscal 2019 National Defense...

Shuster Infrastructure Proposal – July 23, 2018

This is the text of the 108-page infrastructure bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by House Transportation and...

Trump Admin. Selects $1.5B in Highway/Freight Funding Grants

June 5, 2018 Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation sent Congress a proposed list of 26 projects totaling $1.535 billion under...

Infrastructure Week: Freight in Focus

May 18, 2018 During Infrastructure Week, two panels featuring freight experts and stakeholders emphasized the multimodal freight...

Eno Staff to Participate in Infrastructure Week Events

Infrastructure Week 2018 is next week, May 14-21, and Eno staff will participate in two events on infrastructure resiliency and freight...

Op-Ed: Good Public Policy Drives Freight Rail Investment (Not Public Funding)

President Trump and many in Congress have placed a high priority on infrastructure investment.  The Administration’s plan has...

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