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“We are proud to support so many outstanding infrastructure projects in communities large and small, modernizing America’s transportation systems to make them safer, more affordable, more accessible, and more sustainable,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said during the FY22 RAISE program grant announcement.

First Look: Rail-Related RAISE Grantees for FY22

More than $332 million in FY 2022 RAISE (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity) program grants will be distributed among 23 freight and passenger rail-related projects in 17 states, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) report released Aug. 11.

IntelliTrans Marks 30 Years

IntelliTrans, a global provider of multi-modal supply chain and logistics solutions for bulk and break-bulk product manufacturers, this year marks 30 years in business.

CDL 1000 says it promises a 24-hour turnaround to pull any container and clear it out of a U.S. port or rail yard.

CDL 1000 Promises 24-Hour Turnaround

Technology service platform CDL 1000 announced on Aug. 9 a pledge to “save shippers up to half their overall transportation costs by reducing demurrage and rail yard storage fees.” The company says

Carloads, Intermodal Down Through Week 31

U.S. carloads and intermodal traffic declined for Week 31 (the week ending Aug. 6, 2022), the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on Aug. 10, with intermodal dropping more than carload.Traffic also declined cumulatively for the year’s first 31 weeks.

NS says its customers are at the center of its sustainability program.

NS 2022 ESG Report Highlights Sustainability Progress

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) on Aug. 10 released its 15th annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report highlighting the company’s progress “reducing its environmental impact, creating a culture of inclusion, investing in

Pietrandrea Retires From RDC

 Robert A. “Bob” Pietrandrea retired from his positions as President of Railroad Development Corporation and Vice Chairman of the Hawthorne Group, a diversified holding company representing the business interests of the Posner,

OL Canada's latest campaign features Reb (Rebel) and takes a light-hearted approach to educating young Canadians about rail safety.
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OL Canada: ‘Seriously. Read the Signs’

Operation Lifesaver (OL) Canada launched on Aug. 10 a new animated rail-safety campaign for young Canadians. The campaign, “Seriously. Read the Signs,” which OL Canada said “takes on a light-hearted approach,” is