CAGTC in the News
White House budget calls for $4 billion for infrastructure fund
02-02-2010, Logistics Management
While efforts to enact new surface transportation legislation remain parked, the recent release of the White House's proposed 2011 budget appear to-at the very least-provide some form of optimism for future transportation infrastructure funding.
Getting TIGER by the tail
02-01-2010, Cargo Business News
The inclusion of the $1.5 billion Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER} Program in last year’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) demonstrates the growing recognition, by both Congress and the Administration, that the most effective way to invest in the nation’s multimodal transportation infrastructure is through objective, merit-based criteria.
Conference on freight makes the case
10-02-2009, Toledo Free Press
There was a consensus among freight transporters at the conference that we can’t pave our way to success. Using the efficiencies of each mode — highway, rail, water and air — makes the whole transportation system more efficient.
Senate vote extends surface transportation funding for another month
10-01-2009, Logistics Management
A week after the House voted to extend federal surface transportation programs for three months through December 31, the Senate signed off on a measure that would at the least allows funding to continue for another month.
The Coming Freight Fright
09-26-2009, National Journal
The volume of freight shipped across roads and rail is expected to soar in the coming decades.In the 21st-century economy, U.S. businesses face off against fierce international competitors, and U.S. consumers increasingly purchase items made abroad.