HOUSTON — The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County are planning to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) examining proposed transit improvements to the U.S. 90A/Southwest Rail corridor in the Houston metropolitan area.
OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific Railroad said it will relocate its ShipCarsNow subsidiaryfrom Auburn Hills, Mich., to the company’s headquarters building in Omaha, Neb. The move will take place this month.
TORONTO — CN said it will launch EcoRide, a new container chassis expected to reduce fuel consumption in CN’s trucking of containers to and from its intermodal terminals by eight to 10 percent. EcoRide is expected to launch in April 2011.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), together with states, developed model state legislation for use in developing bills to improve safety at highway-rail grade crossings without gates or barriers.
WASHINGTON – Improvements to the track used by the Amtrak Crescent (New York – New Orleans) service will result in a temporary schedule change from Jan. 10 – Feb. 17 with trains not operating between Atlanta and New Orleans Monday through Thursday of each week.
NEWARK, N.J. — Strong export growth experienced across the nation in 2010 was capped by record numbers at many larger ports in November and the momentum is likely to continue in 2011, The Journal of Commerce reports.