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Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

Panel lists potential Washington airport expansion sites

January 20, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Washington state’s Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission (CACC) has included within its recently released Phase I report a preliminary list of six airport sites possessing the potential for expansion. Arlington Municipal Airport, Bremerton National Airport, Paine Field, Sanderson Field Airport, Tacoma […]


Travel & Public Transit

FreightWaves Classics: Exploring the history of U.S. railroads

January 12, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

As profiled in an earlier Flashback Friday article, the railroad was first developed in Great Britain. Although they developed later in the United States than in England, wooden railroads were also built in the American colonies. These early railroads used […]


Travel & Public Transit

Airlines reinstate collection of federal excise tax for air cargo

January 8, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Airlines operating in the U.S. are once again collecting the federal excise tax on freight shipments that were suspended for most of last year to help the industry survive the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The $2.2 trillion economic […]


Vehicles

Are your driver trainers road-ready as well?

January 7, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

The trucker life isn’t for everyone and the same is true for trainers. Arguably, a driver’s performance on the road is a reflection of the quality of training he or she receives, which is why it’s important for carriers to […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

FAA announces new airport grant program

January 5, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

As part of the second Coronavirus relief act, more than $2 billion in funds will be awarded to U.S. airports and concessions, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Dec. 31. The grant program, part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief […]


Impact & Regulations

House Transportation and Infrastructure committee heads applaud water resources act

December 23, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

The four leaders of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure applauded the House passing the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 as part of the year-end omnibus and COVID-19 relief package. Sens. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), chair of the committee; […]


Travel & Public Transit

ACI assesses airport industry pandemic impact

December 14, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

A recently released Airports Council International (ACI) World report details the pandemic’s economic impact on the airport industry and the prospects for recovery. According to ACI’s Advisory Bulletin, the impact of COVID-19 on the airport business shows that the global […]


Impact & Regulations

Missouri Lawmakers May Ask Voters to Raise Gas Tax in 2021

December 7, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Two years after Missouri voters decisively rejected a proposal to raise Missouri’s gasoline tax, the leader of the Senate wants a do-over. Senate President Dave Schatz (R-Sullivan) has filed two proposals that would phase in a 10-cent increase in the […]


Travel & Public Transit

Air Travel Rises to Post-Pandemic High Despite US Warning

November 30, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. air travelers rose to the most in more than eight months as flyers brushed aside the advice of public health officials to avoid trips around the Thanksgiving holiday. Passengers at domestic airport checkpoints totaled 1,176,091 on Nov. 29, the […]


Travel & Public Transit

Carnival Cancels A Lot More 2021 Cruises

November 18, 2020

Via: gCaptain

As it continues to build and implement its plan to meet the requirements of the Framework for Resuming Cruise Ship Operations Order issued on Oct. 30 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), today Carnival Cruise Line notified […]