Freight Rail

Networks Owners Rise to the Occasion Even in a Pandemic

Networks Owners Rise to the Occasion Even in a Pandemic

Private telecom and transport networks have delivered socially valuable outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. Freight Customers Increasingly Taxed by Higher Rail Rates

U.S. Freight Customers Increasingly Taxed by Higher Rail Rates

Policymakers should promote competition to combat a rise in real rates paid by rail shippers since 2000.

Putting the Brakes on Crude Oil Train Regulation

Putting the Brakes on Crude Oil Train Regulation

Experts say rescission of brake regulation could create serious safety risks.

Washington Must Act on Much Needed Improvements to Freight Rail Policies

Washington Must Act on Much Needed Improvements to Freight Rail Policies

Rail industry’s complaints about recent Surface Transportation Board proposals are misplaced.