Tag: US economy

Impact & Regulations

US Economy Returned to Growth Last Quarter, Expanding 2.6%

October 27, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. economy grew at a 2.6% annual rate from July through September, snapping two straight quarters of contraction and overcoming high inflation and interest rates just as voting begins in midterm elections in which the economy’s health has emerged […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

A Lawmaker Wants Fast Trains to Rev Up the US Economy

May 19, 2020

Via: Wired

ACCUSE REPRESENTATIVE SETH Moulton of loving trains too much at your peril. Yes, the Massachusetts Democrat worked for a time on a high-speed-rail project in Texas, one that is now finally inching towards a groundbreaking ceremony. He’s pressed for a […]

Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Strong US freight activity runs counter to economic fears

November 19, 2018

Via: JOC

The US economy remains “extraordinarily strong,” based on the level of freight shipped and money spent on transportation this autumn and despite the agita caused by elections, trade wars, and the stock market, data from the latest Cass Freight Index […]