Regulatory

An investment group is seeking federal permission to construct a privately-owned, all-new railroad that would bypass the congestion of Chicago.
The Trump Administration on April 26 released a proposed overhaul of the federal income tax system that promises to simplify the tax structure as well as reduce the rate at…
Ah, to be a public servant fulfilling the boast of Caesar Augustus: “I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.” For the incoming Federal…
The California Air Resources Board has petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to take action to adopt more stringent emission standards for locomotives, saying that the move is needed to clean…
President Trump on April 7 nominated Derek Kan as Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy at the U.S. DOT.
The derailment and resulting fire involving a Union Pacific ethanol train in March included older DOT-111 tank cars, according to a preliminary government report.
The Surface Transportation Board proposed new rules to help improve and expedite rail rate reasonableness cases.
The American Consumer Institute (ACI), a 501c(3) non-profit educational organization with no  ties to the U.S. freight railroad industry, is speaking out against what it calls “continued attempts to overregulate…
A U.S. District Court Judge in Alabama dismissed a lawsuit by CSX alleging a state tax on diesel fuel discriminated against railroads.
The government of Canada will provide C$1.8 billion (US$1.35 billion) to the GO Transit Regional Express rail (GO RER) project in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area.
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