The Surface Transportation Board released August 31 an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), which considers a new, streamlined procedure to resolve small rate disputes between shippers of all commodities and Class I railroads.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported total U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending August 27, 2016 was 539,657 carloads and intermodal units, down 6.2% compared with the same week last year.
Direct ChassisLink, Inc. (DCLI) announced that Ryan Houfek has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Business Development.
GE Transportation has acquired ShipXpress, a provider of “cloud-based software solutions that enable transportation, industrial, and commodities businesses to efficiently operate with supply chain partners.”
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) opened a nearly 1-mile second phase of its Dallas line Streetcar on August 29, reaching Bishop Arts District via Zang Boulevard at 6th Street and a stop between Davis and 7th streets (Bishop Arts).