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Thursday, March 24, 2016

According to the Freight Analysis Framework (FAF) study from BTS and FHWA, freight tons moving on the United States’ transportation network are pegged to grow 40 percent over the next three decades to 25 billion tons, with the value of freight expected to rise 92 percent to $37 trillion.
Posted on 03/24 at 10:12 AM
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Friday, March 04, 2016

The Airforwarders Association, representing 360 companies and more than 300,000 employees who move air cargo through the supply chain, today urges the U.S. Department of Transportation to assign routes to U.S. passenger air carriers that currently offer air cargo service.
Posted on 03/04 at 09:19 AM
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The United States Department of Transportation said yesterday that the eighth round of its TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) competitive grant program was rolled out with $500 million available for national transportation projects.
Posted on 02/24 at 11:16 AM
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Thursday, January 14, 2016

The November Freight TSI at 122.3 was 1.1 percent below the all-time high of 123.7 recorded in November 2014. The November Freight TSI was 1.2 percent less than October’s 123.5, which BTS downwardly revised from its original reading of 123.2.
Posted on 01/14 at 01:48 AM
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Late last week, the U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx issued a draft National Freight Strategic Plan (NFSP), which is open for public comment and comprised of specific policy proposals and solutions to address the growing challenges of moving freight in the U.S.
Posted on 10/20 at 10:22 AM
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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Demand for the $500 million in available funding for the United States Department of Transportation’s TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) competitive grant program was easily trumped, with applications for the seventh round of TIGER grants coming in at $9.8 billion, or nearly twenty times the available amount, DOT said this week.
Posted on 07/30 at 09:54 AM
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Friday, May 01, 2015

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (FRA) issued its long-awaited Final Rulemaking for “Enhanced Tank Car Standards and Operational Controls for High-Hazard Flammable Trains.”
Posted on 05/01 at 12:21 PM
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Monday, April 27, 2015

Last week, the United States Department of Transportation took further steps to address various issues identified in recent train accidents involving crude oil and ethanol shipped by rail. The announcement was made by DOT with other DOT agencies, including the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
Posted on 04/27 at 02:16 PM
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Friday, April 03, 2015

The United States Department of Transportation said yesterday that the seventh round of its TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) competitive grant program was rolled out with $500 million available for national transportation projects.
Posted on 04/03 at 11:17 AM
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

As the Department of Transportation quietly lifted its ban on Mexican-domiciled trucks for operation in this country, organized labor has ridiculed the move as irresponsible and harmful to highway safety.
Posted on 01/13 at 01:10 PM
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