March 20, 2019

The Port of Corpus Christi's plans for a new oil export terminal have stalled after a former port commissioner sought to have the project blocked over concerns that negotiations were being kept from public view.

The 13th Court of Appeals issued an injunction on Tuesday, halting port officials from voting on a multibillion-do...

March 20, 2019

A new 43-page report issued by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center indicates 37 states have introduced 185 bills aimed at boosting transportation investment in the first two months of 2019, with 21 of those states proposing to increase one or more types of fuel...

March 20, 2019

State department of transportation executives stressed at a March 13 House of Representatives Highways and Transit Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill that the current mix of formula funding and grants should be retained by Congress as legislators begin tackling surface transportation reauthorization efforts.

“We urge that...

March 20, 2019

While facing difficult annual comparisons due to the timing of the Lunar New Year, the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) each posted solid February volumes, according to data respectively issued by the ports late last week.

Total POLA January volumes, at 705,306 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equi...

March 20, 2019

Dallas Area Rapid Transit president Gary Thomas highlighted the need for Congress to pass a comprehensive federal infrastructure bill Monday, pointing to regional projects and their potential to reduce congestion.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit president Gary Thomas on Monday urged Congress to deliver a far-reaching infrastructur...

March 20, 2019

Montgomery County commissioners still oppose the Texas Central high-speed rail line. (Jules Rogers/Community Impact Newspaper)

A resolution to oppose the Texas Central high-speed rail line was passed unanimously by Montgomery County Commissioners Court on March 19.

“This request was brought to my office by [state Rep.]St...

March 20, 2019

The Panama Canal is doing so well, it got its credit rating upgraded by Moody’s Investors Service.

The credit-rating agency upgraded the 20-year $450 million bonds issued by the Panama Canal Authority to A1 from A2, with a stable outlook. The canal has had strong performance since its lock expansion’s mid-2016 kickoff, accor...

March 20, 2019

The House Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing this week to discuss what the U.S. aviation system and infrastructure could be like in 2050. 

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Representatives of NASA, aviation and technology companies and pilots were present to testify. 

Each came with their own particular focus of vision, but all highlighted...

March 20, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration regulates and oversees aviation in the United States. But it can also be a cozy relationship, as it works closely with airlines and manufacturers.

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

Today in Paris, French aviation authorities began examining the cockpit voice and flight data recorders of an Ethiopian Airli...

March 20, 2019

Two of the biggest container ports on the U.S. East Coast received top billing from President Trump’s 2020 budget plan that allows their harbor deepening projects to remain on schedule for completion within three years.

The South Carolina Port Authority (SCPA) was budgeted for $138 million to continue deepening Charleston ha...

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