North Texas planners are getting serious about deploying a technology known as Hyperloopthat promises to whisk riders from Dallas to Fort Worth in only six minutes — traveling in a giant tube in a futuristic system that, if successful, could redefine intercity transportation.

But those same Metroplex planners also are pursui...

October 13, 2017

The Panama Canal Authority is working with LNG shippers towards doubling the capacity set aside for LNG vessels by next October, the PCA said.

The PCA is working towards allowing two LNG vessels a day to transit the canal, from the single slot currently available.

“Currently all LNG transits are limited to daylight hours. We...

September 8, 2017

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Union Pacific Corp and BNSF Railway are making progress restoring limited rail service and repairing facilities in parts of southeastern Texas hit by Hurricane Harvey, the two leading U.S. railroads said on Thursday.

The closure of most rail lines in the energy and grain transport hub of Houston presents a...

April 17, 2017

House Transportation      
THURSDAY - 4/20/17
8:00 A.M., E2.012

HB 277  Gonzales, Larry

Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 79 as the Officer Chris Kelley Memorial Highway.

HB 732  Bohac, Dwayne

Relating to the content of photographic traffic monitoring system signs.

HB 911  Romero, Ramon


February 20, 2017

In January of this year, the Expanded Canal contributed to a record 36.1 million Panama Canal tons transiting the new and original locks. This number may seem remarkable, but perhaps what’s even more so is how far back one must only look to find the last time the monthly record was set: December 2016.

Just seven months in, t...

February 7, 2017

The Panama Canal set a new monthly tonnage record in January 2017 with 36.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) and 1,260 ships transiting through both the Expanded and original locks.

The previous record was established the month prior, in December 2016, when 1,166 ships transited the waterway for a total of 35.4 million PC/...

January 31, 2017

WASHINGTON - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been approved by a Senate committee to serve as energy secretary in the Trump administration, The Associated Press reports.

Perry, most known for serving as governor of Texas for 15 years and running for president in 2012 and 2016, cast himself as an advocate for a range of energ...

January 17, 2017

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December 23, 2016

A new alliance that aims to tackle transportation issues along Interstate 35 between San Antonio and Austin is strengthening plans for a passenger rail along the sprawling corridor.

The partnership brings together the three entities that control 100 percent of the transportation money for the region: the Alamo Area Metropoli...

U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold isn't wasting time reaching out to Donald Trump about the Coastal Bend's largest port and its needs.

The Republican from Corpus Christi penned a letter Thursday to the President-elect encouraging him to work to improve the nation’s infrastructure.

He spoke specifically about the Port of Corpus Chris...

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