Association of American Railroads

I'm pleased (and relieved) to report that, with a push from readers of this blog and the Association of American Railroads, Subaru has thankfully removed its “Boxcar” ad from circulation,…
In a major victory for freight railroads, a Surface Transportation Board (STB) attempt to revive what previously was ruled an unconstitutional regulatory scheme has been blocked by the federal Eighth…
Association of American Railroads President and CEO Ed Hamberger and Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono discussed a wide range of issues affecting the railroad industry at the third annual…
U.S. rail freight traffic for the week ending June 3, 2017, as well as volume for May 2017 and the first 22 weeks of the year show that business continues…
Carload traffic on U.S. railroads continued a year-long gain, up 6.7% for the week ending May 27 from the same week a year ago, according to the Association of American…
Rail freight traffic continued its recovery, as volume rose consistently during 2017’s first 20 weeks and registered a solid gain for the week ending May 20, the Association of American…
Is the rail freight traffic slump over? It would appear so, as total combined U.S. traffic for the first 17 weeks of 2017 of nearly nine million carloads and intermodal…
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…
U.S. rail traffic totaled 526,471 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending March 25, 2017, up 12% compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads…
I have stressed many times in this blog, and in my monthly magazine columns—at times in harsh terms that may have offended some people who, for reasons I can’t quite…
Rail freight traffic continues to recover this year, and the industry posted its safest year on record last year, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on March 22. Coal…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting U.S. rail traffic for the week ending March 11, 2017, noted that total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 510,638 carloads and intermodal…
Jessica Kahanek, the Press Secretary at the National Labor Relations Board since January 2015, begins March 7 as Press Secretary for the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
In reporting U.S. rail traffic volumes for the week ending Feb. 25, 2017 and the month of February 2017, the Association of American Railroads noted that coal rose 14% and…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Feb. 15 reported that total U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Feb. 11, 2017 up 2.6% compared with the same week last…
U.S. and Canadian freight rail traffic saw significant gains for the week ended Feb. 4, 2017 and for 2017’s first five weeks, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Feb.…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) said Feb. 1 that U.S. freight railroads will invest an estimated $22 billion in 2017 capital programs.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic as well as volumes for January 2017, noted that coal appears to be on the upswing.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting rail traffic for the week ending Jan. 21, 2017, noted that business picked up considerably.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Jan. 18 reported for the week ending Jan. 14, 2017 total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 516,229 carloads and intermodal units, up 2%…
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