National Transportation Atlas Database Fall 2017 Update - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released the Fall 2017 update to the National Transportation Atlas Database (NTAD) with three new datasets and 23 updated datasets. The NTAD is a compilation...
BTS Releases North American Surface Trade Numbers for December: December 2011 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 11.6 Percent from December
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American neighbors, Canada and Mexico, was 11.6 percent higher in December 2011 than in December 2010, totaling $74.2 billion according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the U.S. Department of...
U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $54.6 Million Loan for Kansas City Southern Railway for 30 U.S.-Made Locomotives
WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced a $54.6 million loan to Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR) for the purchase of 30 new General Electric ES44AC locomotives.
U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary Porcari Discusses Opportunities for American Manufacturers in Next-Generation, American-Made Trains
U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary John Porcari today spoke to Midwest-based railroad manufacturers and suppliers at a Chicago rail forum about opportunities for their companies to participate in the growing industry of next-generation, American-made trains.
U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Promotes Obama Administration Vision for High-Speed Rail in Meeting with Fresno Mayor Swearengin and Area Business Leaders
FRESNO, Calif. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today promoted the Obama Administration’s vision for high-speed rail in a meeting with Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin and Sacramento area business leaders.
Secretary LaHood Announces Nearly $745 Million in Rail Funding for Major Upgrades & Construction Along Northeast Corridor
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced nearly $745 million for construction along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) to upgrade some of the most heavily-used sections. The NEC will receive $449.94 million to upgrade electrical systems and tracks between Trenton, NJ and New York...