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CAGTC to Trump: 7 freight actions to begin term
The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) released on Dec. 8 its letter to President-elect Trump.
STB's Begeman confirmed to second term
President Obama on Dec. 7 nominated Ann Begeman to another five-year term on the Surface Transportation Board. She was approved by voice vote in an Executive Session of the Senate…
Amidst concerns, optimism for 2017
When Herbert Hoover was President and Republicans controlled the White House and both congressional chambers, there was produced the 1930 Smoot-Hawley tariff boosting import duties to record levels, sparking a…
GAO pricing study addresses contract vs. tariff rates
The U.S. General Accountability Office (GAO) has released a study, “Freight Rail Pricing,” which suggests that rail shippers are amenable to longer-term contracts but wary of pricing.
Crew member fatigue faulted in Union Pacific Hoxie accident
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) named crew member fatigue as the probable cause of a 2014 Union Pacific (UP) Hoxie, Ark., accident that killed two crew members and seriously…
AAR: "Glimmers of hope" as traffic rises
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Dec. 7 that total U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending December 3, 2016 was 53,130 carloads and intermodal units, up 2%…
Rail labor seeking mediation
Contract talks between U.S. Class I railroad and the Coordinated Bargaining Group (CBG), which represents six unions, have stalled, and the CBG on Dec. 5 applied to the National Mediation…
Know your T&I Committee senior staffers
The 115th Congress will soon be under way, and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on Dec. 6 announced several senior staff changes.
CN Canadiens Alumni Challenge raises C$360,000 for charity organizations
CN announced that the 12th edition of the CN Canadiens Alumni Challenge raised C$360,000 at a friendly hockey game.
CIROC the eyes and ears of Chicagoland railroading
The railroads that make up the Chicago Planning Group and the Chicago Transportation Coordination Office (CTCO) in December 2015 opened the Chicago Integrated Rail Operations Center (CIROC) to monitor and…
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