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November 15, 2009 - Industry News

Port Truckers Protest Fees

Hundreds of trucks convoyed from the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports Friday to Los Angeles City Hall to protest parts of the ports' Clean Truck Program, snarling traffic on the 710 Freeway and in downtown LA

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November 12, 2009 - Industry News

Intermodal Volumes See Slight Improvement From 2Q

While intermodal volume was off 16.4 percent, domestic containers saw a 1.3 percent uptick in the third quarter.

While total intermodal volume was down 16.4 percent in the third quarter, it was an improvement over the second quarter's loss of 18.7 percen

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November 6, 2009 - Industry News

JBHT Signs Intermodal Deal With Norfolk Southern

Under a new multi-year deal, Norfolk Southern will provide intermodal service to J.B. Hunt Transport Services, an initiative that will convert some of its truck traffic to intermodal

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October 23, 2009 - Industry News

Port of Long Beach Official Sticks Up For ATA Settlement

The executive director of the Port of Long Beach, Richard Steinke, is fighting back against the Natural Resources Defense Council's criticism of the port's move to settle with the American Trucking Association

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October 19, 2009 - Industry News

ATA and Port of Long Beach Reach Settlement

The American Trucking Associations and the Port of Long Beach announced a settlement that will end the ATA's legal challenge of the port's Clean Trucks Program. The association will continue to pursue legal action against the Port of Los Angeles

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October 19, 2009 - Industry News

DOT Approves $341 Million Loan For Port of Miami Tunnel

The Port of Miami says port trucks clog downtown streets. Photo courtesy of Port of Miami Tunnel Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved a $341 million loan to build a tunnel at the Port of Miami in order to provide cargo trucks and tourist buses better access to the por

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October 13, 2009 - Industry News

Port of Oakland Passes Ban on Older Trucks

The Port of Oakland in California has passed a strict ban on older trucks that goes into effect Jan. 1, 201

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October 1, 2009 - Industry News

Anniversary of Ports' Clean Truck Program Highlights Debate Over Methods

On the first anniversary of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Clean Truck Programs Thursday, several environmental and political groups took the opportunity to not only celebrate the programs' success, but to also point fingers at the American Trucking Associations, claiming the group is preventing further progress. "On a day we should be celebrating, we condemn the legal attacks by the American Trucking Associatio

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September 25, 2009 - Industry News

CSX Expands International Services

CSX Intermodal has expanded its international services by now running between Buffalo, N.Y., and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Philadelphi

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September 24, 2009 - Industry News

CN Retools Online Emissions Calculator

CN, the Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries, has retooled its online greenhouse gas-emissions calculator to measure total carbon emissions for shipments across different modes of transportation, including vessel, rail and truck

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September 24, 2009 - Industry News

CRT Expands Clean Truck Initiative Through Retail Partnership

The Retail Industry Leaders Association is teaming up with the Coalition for Responsible Transportation to ramp up efforts to reduce diesel emissions in and around the country's ports

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September 18, 2009 - Industry News

Intermodal Institute Head: Country Needs New Intermodal System

The U.S. should build a new, intermodal transportation system that incorporates both freight and passenger rail to meet future transportation needs, according to Gil Carmichael, founding chairman of the board of directors of the Intermodal Transportation Institut

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September 3, 2009 - Industry News

Drayage Truck Registration Deadline Sept. 30

Owners of drayage trucks operating in California must register their trucks in the State of California Drayage Truck Registry by Sept. 30

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August 24, 2009 - Industry News

BNSF Railway Enhances Intermodal Services

BNSF Railway has expanded its services this year with 23 new intermodal services and faster transit times on 45 different lane

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August 19, 2009 - Industry News

Trucks Lag Behind Intermodal in 2Q

Domestic intermodal transport outperformed trucks during the second quarter of 200

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August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Ohio Finalizes Plans for New Intermodal Terminal

A new intermodal terminal is set to open in North Baltimore, Ohio, in 2011; the venture was finalized Frida

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August 12, 2009 - Industry News

Intermodal Volumes Down 18.7 in 2Q

Intermodal volumes were down in all areas during the second quarter, with the exception of domestic containers, which saw a slight improvement of 0.9 percen

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August 4, 2009 - Industry News

Container Imports Fall 20.8 Percent in First Quarter

U.S. containerized imports slipped 20.8 percent during the first quarter of this year from the year-ago quarter, the largest drop in almost 20 year

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July 31, 2009 - Industry News

Port of Oakland Exemption Vote Goes Through

The Port of Oakland Commission officially voted Thursday to support a national goods movement policy, after making a change to the language of the resolution to make it clear that Oakland was speaking for itself, not "all West Coast ports.

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July 28, 2009 - Industry News

Compliant Trucks on the Rise at Port of Long Beach

As a result of the Port of Long Beach's Clean Trucks Program, 52 percent of the container cargo was hauled by 2007 model or newer trucks for the week ending July 2

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July 22, 2009 - Industry News

Oakland Port Weighs Exemption to Regulate Drayage

The Port of Oakland Commission tentatively voted Tuesday to support a national goods movement policy, which would amend a federal law that limits local or state regulation related to the price, route or service of any motor carrier. In the meantime, the commission has directed staff to make some minor language changes to the resolution, to make it clear that Oakland is speaking for itself, not "all West Coast ports.

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July 16, 2009 - Industry News

Norfolk Southern Selects Site for Memphis Regional Intermodal Terminal

Norfolk Southern announced it will build a new intermodal terminal in Rossville, Tenn., to serve the Memphis region, as part of the railroad's Crescent Corridor initiative to establish a high-speed intermodal rail rout

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July 13, 2009 - Industry News

Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific Offer Expedited Intermodal Service

Norfolk Southern Railway and Union Pacific Railroad have teamed up to offer a new expedited intermodal service for refrigerated trailer shippers between Los Angeles and Atlanta

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July 9, 2009 - Industry News

Port of NY/NJ Gets over $11 Million for Clean Air Initiative

The Port of New York and New Jersey will implement a Comprehensive Clean Air Strategy with grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, totaling $9.8 million and $1.8 million, respectively.

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June 19, 2009 - Industry News

Port of Oakland Passes Clean Truck Plan

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved a $15.2 million Comprehensive Truck Management Plan Tuesday, which included a vote to ban older, polluting trucks from the port

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