Issues & Modes / Railroads

Railroads have been a vital presence in American transportation for nearly 200 years moving both passengers and freight efficiently and effectively. Freight railroads in the United States are mostly owned by private companies, who maintain and operate their own networks. Passenger systems, whether through Amtrak or various commuter railroads, require public assistance and either operate on their own track or pay to use freight railroad-owned track.

2010 Transportation Weekly Archive Index

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Intermodal: Moving Freight in a Global Economy

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2009 Transportation Weekly Archive Index

2009 Transportation Weekly Archive   January 2009 January 13, 2009 issue – CBO releases dismal new budget forecast;...

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