In one of his early responses to the derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg referenced the apparent common phenomenon of derailments in […]Read More
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Longer trains can be a blessing or a curse, depending on where you sit. Certainly when stuck at a blocked crossing, one can only see […]Read More
On Friday, February 3, 2023, a Norfolk Southern freight train moving through Ohio derailed in the city of East Palestine. While the definitive cause is […]Read More
Blue, Grey, Green – oh my! The road to the emerald city of the future seems to feature a number of alternative energy projects with […]Read More
The Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) Report from the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) is the definitive word on excavation damage to underground facilities. Stakeholders and […]Read More
What did our team read this year? We are glad you asked! The work we do at the Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure very much […]Read More
Following two significant railroad incidents in 2013, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) began taking a sharper look at train crew sizes. Under the theory that […]Read More
After years of negotiation through the collective bargaining process and a number of close calls with threatened labor strikes, President Biden on Friday signed into […]Read More
For years, Amtrak has been seeking to restore passenger service to a section of track along the Gulf Coast between New Orleans, LA and Mobile, […]Read More
This month, the population of the planet is believed to have surpassed 8 billion living people. This milestone serves as a reminder of the importance […]Read More
Come along with Aii team member Andrew on his route from Norfolk, VA to Bozeman, Montana! In this video, we take a look at premium […]Read More
This summer, Aii Founder Brigham McCown embarked on a cross-country road trip in his Tesla Model 3 from Seattle, WA to Washington, D.C. When he […]Read More
This summer, Aii founder Brigham McCown embarked on a cross-country road trip in his Tesla Model 3. Starting from Washington state, he made a coast-to-coast […]Read More