September 27, 2018

In the latest saga to introduce a high-speed, public transportation network in Texas, the developers of one proposal have secured backing from an overseas investor — which is causing a stir among other high-speed rail players.

Last week, Texas Central Partners, the private company behind constructing the first bullet train l...

September 26, 2018

At the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018, ZF, the German automobile supplier showcased its intelligent logistics technology that would make loading and unloading processes at depots more efficient and safer. One of the visible themes around the IAA event this year has been about intelligent mobility, and ZF’s Innovation Truck an...

September 25, 2018

A pavement with tiles that can recycle water has been installed on a street in Nørrebro in Copenhagen to test a new “climate adaption” technique.

The 50-metre-long pilot stretch contains “Climate Tiles” with holes that channel water to surrounding plants, with excess water stored until it evaporates.

Tiles can also be used on...

September 24, 2018

TuSimple, a self-driving truck solutions company, has been testing its Level 4 Class 8 autonomous trucks in Arizona for more than a year and recently began hauling freight for-profit with commercial carriers in the state.

Earlier this year, TuSimple expanded its testing facilities in Tucson from 6,800 to 50,000 square f...

September 24, 2018

The improved access will help open up the 2,700-acre park for development.

Photo – savannahgatewayindustrialhub.com

Construction is underway to improve access to the Savannah Gateway Industrial Hubnear the Port of Savannah, Georgia.

McCall Road, which provides access to the eastern portion of the industrial park, will b...

September 24, 2018

The agreements outline collaborative opportunities geared toward Avondale's development as a "vibrant maritime and logistics hub," port officials said.

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The boards of the Port of New Orleans and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corp. last week approved separate resolutions that authorize nonbinding coopera...

September 24, 2018

KCS President and CEO Patrick Ottensmeyer (fourth from the right) helped open a secondary exam station in Laredo Aug. 10.

In August, Kansas City Southern and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials officially opened a secondary examination station in Laredo, Texas, that’s part of a larger strategy to better secure...

September 24, 2018

 Courtesy of Dahir Semenov (Facebook)

The future of rail transportation literally may be up in the air.

Entrepreneurs and engineers from around the world have proposed radical concepts for hauling freight and passengers, including a multistory flying train that is pulled through the air by an electric-powered boom. Russian in...

September 24, 2018

By now, innovations like smart metering and smart lighting have become familiar tools in an urban leader’s belt. The Smart City movement has reached municipalities big and small across the country, streamlining services and increasing efficiency. Smart Cities are about more than just technology, though. To progress beyond t...

September 24, 2018

Getting smart about energy is, seemingly, one of the more straightforward projects a jurisdiction can undertake. Smart metering, for instance, has been adopted by major cities around the U.S. and can quickly deliver a tangible ROI. Now, as this smart grid technology gains traction around the world, governments and utilities...

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