U.S. President Donald Trump has announced on Friday that he was issuing a presidential permit for the A2A Cross-Border Rail project. The project — which would see a 2,570-kilometre rail track running from near Anchorage, Alaska, through Yukon and the Northwest Territories into northern Alberta — will cost about C$22 […]
Says Pakistan does not meet minimum requirements of fiscal transparency: US report Pakistan does not meet the minimum requirement of fiscal transparency, an official US report has said, alleging that the country did not adequately disclose all government-guaranteed debt obligations, including financing to state-owned enterprises for the projects under the USD 60 billion […]
The ultimate lesson of James J. Hill and his Great Northern Railroad is that the “winners” government picks today are the “losers” of tomorrow.
By Alex Armlovich A steep decline in ridership provides a unique opportunity for transit agencies to do major infrastructure work. The Covid-19 pandemic is proving to be a humanitarian and economic nightmare. President Trump is forecasting as many as 200,000 American deaths, while shutdowns have spiked unemployment claims and crashed financial […]
US: With reports that the coronavirus is spreading throughout the U.S., the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) is pressing the rail industry to take action against a potential outbreak. Specifically, BLET wants the freight and passenger railroads to alter the sick leave policy as detailed in the rail […]