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Weather, port problems prompt U.S. freight slump U.S. freight rail traffic for the week ending Feb. 28, 2015 fell, dragging February's totals down with it, as U.S. freight carload traffic slipped for a second straight week, while U.S. intermodal extended a month-long slide, the Association of American Railroads reported Wednesday, March 4. AAR cited weather woes and port-related problems for much of the slide.

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Neither U.S. freight carload traffic nor U.S. intermodal volume posted gains in the week ending February 21, 2015, the Association of American Railroads reported Wednesday, Feb. 25 — while Canada and Mexico also traffic also slipped. U.S. freight carload traffic for...
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For the second straight week, U.S. intermodal volume slipped fractionally behind levels of 2014 even as total U.S. freight traffic gained ground, the Association of American Railroads said Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. AAR said U.S. freight carload traffic for the week...
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U.S. intermodal volume, almost routinely gaining ground, slipped during the week ending Feb. 7, 2015, even as total U.S. freight rail traffic for the week rose, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Wednesday, Feb. 11. U.S. freight carload traffic for...
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A Coalition Against Bigger Trucks (CABT)-commissioned poll says that nearly 80% of Americans oppose longer and heavier semitrailer trucks. The National Troopers Coalition (NTC), an advocacy group for state troopers that patrol the nation’s Interstate Highway system, supports the poll’s...
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Across-the-board fourth-quarter growth, augmenting "significant midyear gains," contributed to "strong overall intermodal performance in 2014," the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) said Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, releasing its fourth-quarter and year-end Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics. "Despite the harsh winter...

aar-us-intermodal-slips-amidst-overall-weekly-gains
U.S. intermodal volume, almost routinely gaining ground, slipped during the week ending Feb. 7, 2015, even as total U.S. freight rail traffic for the week rose, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Wednesday, Feb. 11. U.S. freight carload traffic for...
cabt-state-troopers-oppose-bigger-trucks
A Coalition Against Bigger Trucks (CABT)-commissioned poll says that nearly 80% of Americans oppose longer and heavier semitrailer trucks. The National Troopers Coalition (NTC), an advocacy group for state troopers that patrol the nation’s Interstate Highway system, supports the poll’s...
iana-2014-intermodal-growth-across-the-board
Across-the-board fourth-quarter growth, augmenting "significant midyear gains," contributed to "strong overall intermodal performance in 2014," the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) said Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, releasing its fourth-quarter and year-end Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics. "Despite the harsh winter...
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U.S. freight traffic wrapped up the week ending Jan. 31, 2015 with solid gains, capping an equally solid month of advances, the Association of American Railroads reported Wednesday, Feb. 4. U.S. freight carload traffic for the week soared 10.2% measured against...
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Total U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending Jan. 24, 2015 rose 4.1%, measured against the comparable week in 2014, according to the Association of American Railroads in its latest weekly report. The strong advance combined a 5% rise in...