July 31, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the designation of nine Marine Highway Projects and a Marine Highway Route that, together, will benefit Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, New York, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington State and American Samoa.

Marine highways are navigable...

July 29, 2019

It’s been a while since we last discussed DART’s planned platform extensions that will increase capacity throughout the system and improve mobility for the thousands of DART riders in the North Texas region. In Part Five of our series, Raising the Bar: Platform Extensions, we want to provide a quick but important update on...

July 29, 2019

A new video from CNBC demonstrates how autonomous drones could revolutionize the supply chain and provide much-needed disruption to an industry that has remained largely unchanged since the 1950s.

In the video, titled ‘How Drones Could Change The Shipping Industry’, CNBC talks to a host of supply chain experts and tech entre...

July 22, 2019

Sponsored: Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther discusses the link between 2018 growth and the port's infrastructure investments, as well as regional economic factors at play.

https://www.joc.com/video/sponsored-port-houston-details-investment-strategy

July 22, 2019

47 percent gain for East Coast ports in past 10 years, report finds

East Coast seaports captured nearly 49 percent of all U.S. 20-foot equivalent unit (TEU) container traffic in 2018, nearly a 47 percent gain over the past 10 years and more than 2.5 times the growth of West Coast ports during that time, according to data pub...

July 18, 2019

A new plan for a proposed oil and gas terminal on Harbor Island could reduce cost and opposition from an environmental group in Port Aransas, according to information released at a Port of Corpus Christi commissioners meeting July 16.

Rather than building docks parallel to the island, the port proposes to dig into the l...

July 18, 2019

The Panama Canal is designed as a shortcut. It’s the most impressive shortcut ever built in the history of mankind. For shippers sending U.S. liquefied natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas to Asia, it drastically reduces voyage time.

But when it comes to Asian containers being shipped to the U.S., the Panama Canal is not...

July 16, 2019

A whole host of startups have launched in recent years with the aim of making last-mile deliveries using robots. But a company from Michigan has a new spin on this familiar enterprise: it wants to put those bots in bike lanes, at least part of the time.

Refraction AI came out of stealth last week, unveiling its autonomous de...

July 16, 2019

Bicycle turn boxes are coming to Lee County next month and could appear at intersections in Collier County in the future.

The boxes, which aim to help cyclists make safer left turns, will appear in August at the intersection of Treeline Avenue and Daniels Parkway in Lee County. Although there are currently no plans to instal...

Tomorrow morning, the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit will hold a hearing on the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) implementation of the Capital Investments Grant Program (CIG).

The hearing's purpose is to examine how the agency is implementing the CIG program. Scheduled to speak are FTA officials and repre...

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