Amtrak's $2.1 billion upgrade to its high-speed Acela rail service between Washington and Boston may miss a planned start of paid customer service in 2021, according to the railroad's internal watchdog.
More than a year ago, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials announced the agency's Cleaner Trucks Initiative, an effort to work closely with the California Air Resources Board to develop a more stringent "harmonized" nitrogen oxide-emissions rule for heavy trucks.
Electric vehicles are becoming more economically competitive with their gas-fueled counterparts and people are feeling less "range anxiety" about how far they can get on a charge, according to new research by AAA.
As the nation's major ports add up the number of 20-foot-containers (TEUs) processed at their facilities in 2019, the numbers either slightly exceeded or came close to breaking 2018's record-level figures, despite a year of diminished trade with China because of the Trump administration's tariffs.
With the U.S. House of Representatives readying consideration of a comprehensive highway bill as early as the week of Jan. 27, Bill Shuster, formerly the leader of that chamber's transportation panel, argued that an increase in the federal fuel tax is an ideal approach for Congress to consider as a means of funding for the measure.
The Trump administration's proposal to streamline the environmental permitting process for infrastructure projects deserves a comment period of at least half a year, more than 100 congressional Democrats insisted in a recent letter to the Council on Environmental Quality.
Environmentalists and consumer advocacy groups are castigating automakers for supporting the Trump administration's effort to relax fuel economy standards, amid fresh warnings from a Democratic leader that the plan won't deliver promised safety benefits and will raise costs for consumers.