Tagged: RailTransport

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Intermodal Network Drives U.S. Economy

America’s 21st-century economy rides on the back of a 21st-century intermodal network. Years in the making, this interconnected network of trucks, trains and cargo ships has turned competitors into collaborative partners, and benefited American consumers…

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USDOT Approves Intermodal Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) multimodal grants funding reached nearly $1.2 billion in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 agreement announced earlier this year. “While less than the $1.5 billion provided for USDOT’s Better Utilizing…

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Trucks Winning Back Freight From Rail

Last year rail intermodel took away loads from over-the-road trucking, but now the pendulum is swinging back the other direction. Diesel prices are dropping, which makes dry van transportation more attractive and reduces the cost…