Transportation Policy

Transportation Policy

Commentary

In five years as Federal Motor Carrier Safety administrator, Anne S. Ferro has changed trucking.

News & Analysis

18 Sep 2014
Canadian National Railway faces a fine from the Canadian government after failing to obey Ottawa’s order to move a minimum amount of grain weekly.
15 Sep 2014
After only 100 days in office, it’s clear that India’s new prime minister, Narendra Modi, will make reducing port bottlenecks a priority.
12 Sep 2014
Rep. Janice Hahn, D-Calif., has proposed legislation that would use federal funding to test whether 100 percent container scanning is feasible at two U.S. ports.
12 Sep 2014
The European Union has opened the bidding for a record 11.9 billion euros [$15.5 billion] of funding for projects to improve transport links and remove logistics bottlenecks across the 28-nation bloc.
11 Sep 2014
The chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission is on a mission to help ports address their congestion problem, which seems to be getting worse.
09 Sep 2014
The Virginia Port Authority was awarded a $15 million TIGER grant that will pay nearly half the $31 million cost of a new intermodal gate complex at Norfolk International Terminals.
09 Sep 2014
Political pressure on the rail industry to move grain exports faster continues to build with U.S.
08 Sep 2014
With the U.S. Congress back in session after the August recess, a coalition of shippers and freight transportation providers is wasting no time letting legislators and the Obama administration know what they want out of the next federal highway bill.
03 Sep 2014
A new five-year plan aimed at developing China’s shipping industry could help Chinese container lines and ports become more competitive.
02 Sep 2014
When he goes to Shanghai in November, U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner William Doyle wants to find out how Chinese regulators will handle the “2M” vessel-sharing agreement, as statements that the pact doesn’t require regulatory approval from Beijing are coming from others, not regulators themselves.