surface transportation

Government, Safety

Senate Commerce Panel OKs $78 Billion Highway Safety Bill

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) chairs a Senate Commerce Committee hearing June 16. (

Legislation that would dedicate $78 billion over five years for freight, trucking and rail safety programs was advanced by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee June 16.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 16, 2021
Government, Business

Stakeholders Push For Comprehensive Strategy, Funding for Freight Systems

Intermodal containers on train John Sommers II for Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — A long-term strategy consisting of additional funding for freight programs should be among the provisions that members of Congress adopt when they consider a surface transportation policy bill in the 116th Congress, the association representing trade corridors told a Senate panel Feb. 26.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 28, 2019

STB Revises Ruling on Consumer Options When Movers Damage Goods in Transit

The Surface Transportation Board has revised a year-old decision that was meant to enhance consumer awareness of damage-protection options when they use household goods carriers.

January 23, 2012