October 11, 2019

Virgin’s Hyperloop One is eyeing North Texas as a site for a certification facility, according to the Regional Transportation Council.

The electromagnetic tube technology which boasts speeds of 670 miles an hour would take passengers from DFW to Laredo in about 45 minutes.


September 20, 2019

The future of transportation just might be taking shape in Frisco. 

At Frisco Station, a helipad was just built to serve as the first test site for Uber Elevate. The helipad sits right next to The Star and along the Dallas North Tollway. It is larger than most helipads because i...

August 21, 2019

A glut of oil is headed to the Gulf Coast in the months and years ahead.

That development is triggering a race among a growing number of entrants to build deepwater crude export terminals in the Gulf of Mexico to ship most of that oil to foreign markets.

Companies have proposed a...

August 15, 2019

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has released a public notice for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority’s proposed Channel Deepening Project, for which an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared. 

“The Channel Deepening Project was also determined to...

July 10, 2019

President Trump said he would pause tariff escalations with China after meeting with that country’s president, Xi Jinping, at the G20 Summit.

One Georgia industry tracking the ongoing talks is shipping. The Trump administration had threatened a 25% tariff on ship-to-shore c...

July 8, 2019

Truck driver Patrick Allen Boon has been convicted and sentenced to a total of 18.5 years in jail for using a hammer and a wrench to “savagely” murder his boss.

Boon pleaded guilty and was handed a split-sentence for the murder of Fred Tuffs. He must first serve a non-parole per...

July 8, 2019

When they first opened up the can of worms, it had a planned shelf life of 50 years.

But the place where the I-35 and U.S. 53 merge in Duluth, an interchange colloquially known as the “can of worms,” is in need of major improvements. Built in the 1960s and ’70s, the interchange...

July 2, 2019

Forwarders, shippers and the management at Houston are hoping for a speedy decision on dredging to improve access to the port.

Container growth is hamstrung after the governor of Texas signed legislation that limits operations of large container vessels in the Houston Ship Chann...

June 24, 2019

The Port of Brownsville is another step closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel, a project already a dozen years in the making, with the issuance of a key permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on June 6.

The permit allows the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvem...

U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group have identified what they deem to be nine new wasteful highway expansion projects across the country in what is now the fifth edition of their Highway Boondoggles report.

Collectively, these nine newly identified pr...

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