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Washington Must Act on Much Needed Improvements to Freight Rail Policies

Now is the time to improve the outdated rules at the Surface Transportation Board to make a fairer economic regulatory framework and strengthen the nation’s freight rail system. For decades, the railroads have vehemently opposed any manner of change proposed … Continue reading

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Pricing strategies: who leads and who follows in the air and rail passenger markets in Italy

Bergantino, Angela Stefania ; Capozza, Claudia and Capurso, Mauro study Pricing strategies: who leads and who follows in the air and rail passenger markets in Italy. ABSTRACT: In this paper, we aim at empirically uncovering the existence of price leadership… … Continue reading

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Current Economic Regulatory Framework Works for Freight Rail Customers

Although most infrastructure and transportation advocates in Washington, D.C. build their cases on the need for public funding, privately owned freight railroads make the opposite plea: Do not let government regulators disturb the current economic regulatory framework and reduce the … Continue reading

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California high speed rail is doomed and ultimately will have to pay back $18 billion in bonds including interest | NextBigFuture.com

The cost of the 119 mile Central Valley section has now officially gone up to $10.6 billion. California does not have budgeted money to finish. California has to find extra money for that section. via www.nextbigfuture.com H/t instapundit. Read more … Continue reading

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Highway Rail Grade Crossings: 7 Steps to Safety

With the rise of public transit at an all-time high in many cities across the nation due to both skyrocketing gas prices and an increased number in commuters (many of whom have been forced to take jobs further and further … Continue reading

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