October 21, 2019

OMAHA, Neb. – The slowing economy and ongoing trade disputes are dragging railroad profits down in the second half of the year.

Two railroads, Union Pacific and CSX, have reported declining profit and revenue this week as they hauled less grain, imported goods and other products.

Union Pacific's freight volume slid 8% in the...

October 21, 2019

Santa Cruz — This week’s burst of earthquakes ended this city’s stretch of seismic calm, reminding residents of the 6.9 Loma Prieta temblor that almost destroyed it 30 years ago Thursday.

But downtown’s newest building never flinched.

Built in the hole that once held a beloved 1890s-era brick bookstore, the ambitious $35 mill...

October 21, 2019

On Thursday, the port of Charleston, South Carolina received a shipment of three new STS cranes from Chinese manufacturer ZPMC, part of the port's effort to accommodate larger post-Panamax container ships. 

After a two-month journey from China, the heavy lift ship Zhen Hua 28 arrived with the oversize consignment to the port...

October 18, 2019

Until December, the 10-mile stretch of Interstate 66 in Northern Virginia that takes drivers from the Washington Beltway into the nation’s capital was off limits to nearly everyone driving alone during rush hour. Officials in the traffic-choked region reserved the popular route for electric cars and vehicles carrying multip...

October 18, 2019

Even the strongest narrative about international trade flows can shift with jarring suddenness.

For the last 30 years or so, the conventional wisdom about U.S. seaports has centered on the increasing dominance of the West Coast, particularly the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The coming Century of the Pacific, during w...

October 18, 2019

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is poised to become one of the biggest owner-operators of ultra-large container ships with its latest vessel order. MSC is adding capacity even as container rates continue to slide.

MSC is linked to an order for five ships with 23,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in capacity, accor...

October 18, 2019

(TNS) — A yellow, stainless steel topped table glided across the cement floor of the 18,000-square-foot space carrying a checked suitcase. No human attached.

The table pulled up to a screening station and parked in front of Shonte Hardwick, an officer with the Transportation Safety Administration at Miami International Airpo...

October 18, 2019

With so many miles of rural roads and accident hotspots changing from year to year it is a difficult job attempting to proactively prevent drivers from departing their lanes and crashing on these roads. Watch the video to see how the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) is approaching the issue.

https://www.traffictechnol...

October 18, 2019

APACHE JUNCTION – Although this monsoon season was one of the driest on record, parts of Arizona were pummeled with rain in late September, leading to intense flooding in Apache Junction and other cities.

“I don’t like to over dramatize things when we say rescue,” said Richard Ochs, a longtime member of the Superstition Fire...

October 18, 2019

New Jersey Transit will resume weekday off-peak, one-seat Raritan Valley Line (RVL) train service to New York Penn Station beginning Nov. 4, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced yesterday.

The commuter-rail service was suspended in September 2018 to allow NJ Transit to install positive train control equipment on its rail fl...

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