April 29, 2019

The largest container ship to visit Jacksonville arrived at JaxPort on Thursday, the Jacksonville Port Authority announced.

The ZIM vessel Kota Pekarang stopped at JaxPort Blount Island Marine Terminal after passing through the Panama Canal on its journey from Northeast Asia.

At 11,923-TEU, the Kota Pekarang broke the port re...

April 26, 2019

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Jenny Leonard and Jennifer Jacobs (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is seriously considering waiving the requirement that only U.S. flagged vessels can move goods from American ports to Puerto Rico or energy-starved areas of the Northeast, according to people familiar with the deliberations.

The iss...

April 26, 2019

NextDecade, a Houston based liquefied natural gas (LNG) company, has entered into an agreement with the Port of Brownsville to deepen nearly half of Brownsville Ship Channel, the Texas Secretary of State’s office said in its latest announcement. 

During their April 24th meeting, NextDecade CEO, Matt Schatzman, signed the dea...

April 26, 2019

METRO is offering a summer program to make weekend commuting a little easier.

Beginning May 4 through July 28, METRO will open the I-45 North / North Freeway High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane to inbound traffic only, on weekends. Use of the lane will be free during specified hours (see chart below) and no minimum number of o...

NextDecade Corporation, which plans to build the Rio Grande LNG liquefied natural gas export terminal at the Port of Brownsville, and the associated Rio Bravo Pipeline from the Permian Basin to the port, announced today that it will pay 100 percent of the cost of deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel from the Gulf of Mexic...

April 26, 2019

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is using an informational video, captured in part by unmanned aerial systems, to educate the public and gain buy-in on its plan to use roundabout intersection designs.

“Watching a short video is easier than reading through a plan or report,” said Jamille Robbins, NCDOT’...

April 26, 2019

Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood discusses infrastructure with Bloomberg's David Westin on 'Balance of Power.' (Source: Bloomberg)

April 26, 2019

METRO's leadership thanked 16 bus operators today for their heroism after a routine trip became a day they likely will never forget.

As they were traveling on I-45 North last month, a car cut in front of the bus, slammed into a wall and caught fire. Robert Bartlett, the operator who was driving, made a split second decision...

April 26, 2019

The technology supporting traffic reduction efforts like congestion pricing largely mirrors toll road technologies, and is poised to venture further into video and GPS-based systems in the future.

Conversations around congestion pricing have picked up as more cities — largely internationally — have adopted the measure as a m...

Small self-driving shuttles will begin traveling through Utah as the state launches a pilot to introduce the technology to residents.

The Utah Transit Authority, in partnership with Utah Department of Transportation, will launch the Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Project. The shuttle will first be deployed at Station Park, a retai...

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