The Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently offered a unique look at a couple of factors impacting the recent surge in U.S. oil prices.

In 2017, U.S. crude oil exports averaged 1.1 million barrels per day (b/d), and they’re up to 1.6 million b/d so far in 2018. These are significant increases from the less than 0.5...

May 31, 2018

In early May of last year, the world was rocked by the WannaCry cyber attack, which affected more than 200,000 victims and spread to over 150 countries. Computers had essentially been taken hostage by ransomware, and users were asked to pay up in the form of bitcoin.

Law enforcement agencies, health services, telec...

Texas continues to be a people magnet. The state dominated a list of the country’s fastest-growing large cities, released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Dallas and Fort Worth had among the largest population gains last year. On the list of 15 cities nationwide with the most population growth, Dallas' increase of 18,935...

Light rail is a very expensive way to move very few commuters.

Nashville’s singers and songwriters have long liked to write about pickup trucks. Light rail? Not so much. And the city’s voters seemed to share this distaste when they went to the polls last month. They faced a choice encountered by people in dozens of U.S. citi...

May 25, 2018

With data now in for the first third of the year, operators of some of the nation’s ports said they are setting records as the economy keeps booming — even as volume dipped at the nation’s largest port.

At the country’s second-largest port, the year got off to a good start. Overall volume at the Port of Long Beach rose...

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today the availability of $25.8 million in grant funds to support transit planning efforts in communities across the country. The competitive grant funds are provided through FTA’s Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Developme...

Detroit – Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but didn’t stop because emergency braking was disabled.

In a preliminary report on the crash, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that em...

By 2030 or earlier, the advantages of electric vehicles will virtually force fleets to switch from diesel to electric power, predicted futurist Tony Siba, author of “Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation.”

Siba spoke Wednesday at Transparency18. The two-day conference in Atlanta was produced by FreightWaves, a d...

Home delivery is poised on the edge of revolution.

Last-mile delivery — as it’s referred to by logistics insiders — is one of the costliest links in the delivery chain.

That’s why a handful of determined delivery startups aim to offer fast, efficient, on-demand home delivery. The goal is to eliminate the cost of delivery driv...

May 24, 2018

If the $90 billion public transit repair backlog in the U.S. is not addressed soon, it could result in a $340 billion loss to the country's economy over the next six years, according to a study recently released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). 

Conducted by the Economic Deve...

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