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Borderlands Mexico: DP World launches Mexico-to-US intermodal rail service

May 21, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

Global container terminal operator DP World is launching an intermodal service to transport finished vehicles by rail from Mexico to the United States and Canada. The company said it will implement an industry-first solution based on using 53-foot intermodal containers […]


Impact & Regulations

Massachusetts DOT announces $37M in regional public transportation grants

May 21, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

On Friday, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced it had awarded $37 million in grant funding available to support regional public transportation. The funding will be used to invest in vehicles, fleet electrification and transit services, authorities said. Funding […]


Impact & Regulations

CDL truck driving school shutters operations, files for bankruptcy

May 20, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

A CDL training school that had centers in Tacoma and Kent, Washington, as well as a third site in Portland, Oregon, has ceased operations and filed for bankruptcy liquidation. Pacific NW Professional Driving School, doing business as Toro Trucking Academy, […]


Impact & Regulations

Check Call: Inspections for all

May 14, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

Blitz week has arrived – although it’s not really a week, it’s only three days. May 14-16, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s International Roadcheck takes place throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Typically the CVSA picks one major area of […]


Travel & Public Transit

FTA finalizes rule updating Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans regulation

April 11, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a final rule that updates the agency’s Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans (PTASP) regulation. Under the updated PTASP regulation, the FTA will increase frontline transit worker involvement in safety decision-making. The update includes […]


Travel & Public Transit

European transport coalition urges increased funding for public transport in EU budget review

April 4, 2024

Via: Intelligent Transport

In a concerted effort to elevate the status of public transport within Europe, the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and a coalition of 43 European transport organisations have united to advocate for increased funding in the European Union’s (EU) […]


Impact & Regulations

How China skirts tariffs into the US

March 26, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

In Maersk’s press release last week about a new warehousing facility in Tijuana, Mexico, one line stood out. It was sandwiched between a list of value-added services offered and a paragraph about the facility’s sustainable energy practices and certifications. “Alternatively, […]


Impact & Regulations

Pennsylvania officials push transit budget proposal

March 20, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

Pennsylvania state transportation officials and an operator from rabbittransit, a Pennsylvania regional public transportation provider, recently spoke about how Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget proposal to invest in transit agencies would benefit Pennsylvanians. The proposal would invest an additional $282.8 million […]


Travel & Public Transit

FTA announces $9.9B in formula funding for public transit

March 4, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced Thursday it was making another $9.9 billion in federal formula funding available to support public transit infrastructure. Part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the funding is designed to help communities […]


Shipping

With natural gas in high demand, Shell forecasts global LNG growth will top 50% by 2040

March 1, 2024

Via: Offshore Energy

With tight supplies of LNG constraining growth while maintaining prices and price volatility above historic averages, the UK oil major highlights that demand for natural gas has already peaked in some regions but continues to rise globally, after the global […]


Shipping

Empty container movements surge by 20%

March 1, 2024

Via: Container News

Utilizing data from Container Trade Statistics (CTS) on the movement of full containers between regions, Sea-Intelligence estimated the corresponding trends in empty container movements. Empty container volumes, when compared to 2019 levels to mitigate the effects of pandemic-related volatility, have […]


Infrastructure

Shared mobility: A revolution in urban mobility and beyond

February 29, 2024

Via: Intelligent Transport

Within a constantly changing world, public transport is an evolving sector. If you have an eye on mobility and how people move in their daily life, you will have heard this before. Here at the International Association of Public Transport […]


Infrastructure

How technology can help infrastructure owners to fly

February 22, 2024

Via: Intelligent Transport

In Summer 2023, a billboard ad was wrapped around a construction site in Antwerp, Belgium. “Hey ChatGPT,” it read, “Finish this building…” The ad – which went viral and notched up thousands of approving comments – continued: “AI can do […]


Infrastructure

USDOT offers $1.256 billion grants to boost roadway safety

February 22, 2024

Via: Intelligent Transport

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced a significant opportunity for communities nationwide to enhance roadway safety through the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) grant programme. With $1.256 billion in funding available, the initiative, established under the […]


Impact & Regulations

New Jersey law disrupts carrier insurance market

February 20, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

The top three carrier expenses are fuel, maintenance and insurance – things that are crucial to the success of a trucking company but that have seen a drastic uptick in cost the past few years. A new law in New […]


Impact & Regulations

The Whac-A-Mole reality of autonomous trucking regulations

February 2, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

If you thought last year’s veto of a Teamsters-backed ban on heavy-duty autonomous trucking in California put the issue to rest, think again. While 23 states allow at least testing of driverless trucking, emerging challenges resemble the arcade game Whac-A-Mole. […]


Travel & Public Transit

Pennsylvania budget proposal includes $282.8M for public transit

January 31, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro’s 2024-25 budget proposal would increase public transit funding by 1.75 percent, a $282.8 million investment, and provide nearly $1.5 billion in new state funding over five years. The proposal would deliver the funding needed to avoid […]


Impact & Regulations

FHWA awards $729M for natural disasters, weather damage to roads and bridges

January 25, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) said it was providing more than $729 million to help states and territories repair and rebuild roads and bridges damaged due to natural disasters and extreme weather events. The […]


Impact & Regulations

U.S. senators introduce bipartisan evacuation planning legislation

January 19, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

U.S. Sens. Alex Padilla (D-CA) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced legislation on Wednesday that would help state and local governments improve emergency evacuation plans. The Emergency Vehicle and Community (EVAC) Planning Act, S. 3605, would require the U.S. Department of […]


Infrastructure

Tennessee communities receive more than $46M through three state grant programs

January 17, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) recently awarded more than $46 million through three grant programs to communities statewide to support multimodal investments in walking, biking, and transit. “Increasing safety, promoting healthy lifestyles, and providing improved access to our cities […]