Regulatory

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.
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao says the Trump Administration's forthcoming infrastructure proposal will cover more than infrastructure, and reiterated the belief that regulatory red tape, not funding, is responsible for…
The future of a bill aimed at regulating Brightline, South Florida’s private passenger rail operation, is in question after a House committee this week postponed a vote on the measure.
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Wednesday approved legislation involving passenger rail.
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