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AAPA member survey highlights $20 billion in rail access needs A recent survey by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) found members identified a need in excess of $20 billion during the next decade for multimodal port and rail access, but cited "funding/financing options" as the biggest hurdle.

aapa-member-survey-highlights--billion-in-rail-access-needs
A recent survey by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) found members identified a need in excess of $20 billion during the next decade for multimodal port and rail access, but cited "funding/financing options"...
utility-relocation-small-but-critical-step-for-gateway-program
The Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC) is lauding a financial agreement that will allow for utilities to be relocated from the path of Section 3 of the Hudson Yards Concrete Casing project. The utility relocation is...
ashcroft-terminals-will-enhance-rail-links-with-federal-funds
The Government of Canada's Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, has announced a CA$9.2 million (US7.18 million) investment for a project at Ashcroft Terminal that will improve terminal infrastructure.     The project is also intended to help local...
port-of-quebec-receives-federal-funds-for-wharf-rail-and-road-upgrades
The Port of Québec will receive CA$15.5 million (US$12.1 million) from Canada's National Trade Corridors Fund to upgrade port infrastructure including rail. Three projects at the port will benefit from the funding that officials say will...
cargill-begins-rail-expansion-at-alberta-facility
Cargill is investing CA$20 million (US$15.7 million) to build a rail expansion at its Lethbridge, Alberta, facility. Cargill says the rail expansion will "move grain more efficiently out of the elevator and toward the West Coast,...

planning-grant-will-advance-mississippi-port-rail-project
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has been awarded a $574,000 grant to fund planning, surveying and permitting for a 4,300-foot rail connection in Jackson County. The grant awarded to MDEQ, which was announced by...
aar-ns-want-clear-supportive-regulatory-approach-to-automation
The Association of American Railroads and Norfolk Southern filed comments with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on May 7 asking for a level regulatory playing field regarding...
changing-of-the-guard-at-brc
Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC) President Pat O'Brien will be retiring this summer after 32 years with the railroad, the past 16 years as president. Norfolk Southern veteran Mike Grace will replace him.     Grace comes...
kcs-re-launches-intermodal-service-between-new-orleans-dallas
Kansas City Southern (KCS) has announced a new weekly intermodal service between the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) and Wylie, Texas, beginning in May.     Intermodal service had been offered previously in this lane but was...
move-over-tiger-usdot-ready-to-build-with-renamed-grants
The U.S. Department of Transportation is retiring the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program name and will award the $1.5 billion available in discretionary grant funding as Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development...