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Georgia Ports Authority betting big on rail Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch detailed a new strategic rail initiative, GPA's Mid-American Arc, and said bigger ships, deeper water and expanded rail are converging to make GPA a powerhouse across the Southeast and Midwest during the annual Savannah State of the Port address.

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Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch detailed a new strategic rail initiative, GPA's Mid-American Arc, and said bigger ships, deeper water and expanded rail are converging to make GPA a powerhouse across the...
scpa-moves-ahead-with-second-inland-port
The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) will develop a second inland port in Dillon, S.C., following a unanimously approved resolution by the SCPA Board of Directors on Sept. 12. "Inland Port Dillon will be a great...
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A plan to deploy a new transport mode of transporting freight will be studied and fleshed out over the next few months at the Port of Houston Authority. The Port of Houston Authority and Freight Shuttle...
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TranSystems Corp., an engineering and architecture solutions consulting firm, has hired Dana Shaeffer, PE, as its new senior project manager.   Shaeffer served most recently as program manager for Amtrak’s Gateway Program and has more than 16...
wsdot-still-has-5-million-available-for-freight-rail-projects
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has reopened the application period for $5 million in loans for freight rail projects. WSDOT said public-sector agencies such as port districts and local governments have another chance to...

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BNSF Railway has announced a new service option to allow intermodal customers to transport freight between Texas and the Pacific Northwest beginning Sept. 12.     The new BNSF service will enable shippers moving consumer goods and commodities...
Bonnie D. Shepherd has joined Michael Baker International as senior vice president and national market lead in the railroad and transit practice. She will be based in the firm's Baltimore office and will direct all related...
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Two Indiana-based transportation companies, the Indiana Rail Road (INRD) and Venture Logistics, celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 24 at the new Venture Rail Warehouse and Distribution Center on Indianapolis’ south side.   Described as the launch of...
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Elected officials have begun releasing information about projects awarded grants from the eighth round of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.   So far, $80.7 million has been awarded to...
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Bill Hjelholt joined HDR as director of freight rail. His responsibilities include developing HDR's vision and initiatives for continued growth and expansion of the freight rail sector across North America and globally. Hjelholt, who is based...