cargo Tag

U.S. Ports Getting Back Up Ahead of the Holidays

12 Nov 2021, Posted by John Cassibry in All Posts, Blog Posts

Did it take longer than usual for some Halloween decorations to arrive at your house? Or now that the weather is getting cold, that throw blanket that should have been here two weeks ago is nowhere to be found? If it feels like packages are taking longer to get here…

A Busy Intersection: Rail Roads, Roadways, and Climate

28 Jun 2021, Posted by bdierker in All Posts, Blog Posts

Public policy is notorious for intersecting with various other policies, market forces, and public and private actions. It is one reason unintended consequences can be so prolific, and why ‘the path to hell is paved with good intentions’ rings so true. One such intersection involves rail roads, roadways, and the…

Passenger-Free High Speed Rail

17 Apr 2020, Posted by bdierker in All Posts, Blog Posts

In November 2018, Italy inaugurated the world’s first high-speed rail service dedicated to … carrying no passengers. Rather than cart people from one place to another at ultra high land speeds, this rail service blasts cargo and freight faster than traditional rail, truckers, or ships ever could. The Italian rail…