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Transportation

Hill gets 7M contract with U.S. Department of Transportation

According to the announcement, the five-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of $7 million. The Volpe Center’s mission is to improve the nation’s transportation systems. In partnership with sponsoring agencies, the Volpe Center provides technical research and analysis services to the USDOT, other federal agencies, state agencies and other organizations in connection with ...

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CaroTrans adds direct N.Y. to Russia ocean transport line

According to the announcement, service will commence on November 23rd and has a 21 day transit. Russia is a major, global trade growth market with over 140 million consumers, many in an expanding middle class, making it an important U.S. export location. Bonded and customs cleared on-carriage to Moscow and any warehouse or store door ...

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Jersey City mayor calls Port Authority chairman’s claim of compliance wrong

Port Authority Chairman David Samson told NJBIZ this week his Authority is “in compliance” with its obligations, despite the recent $400 million lawsuit.But Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop was quick to answer Samson’s claim. Fulop said on Twitter (embedded below), referring to the Authority’s delayed response as well as Samson’s claim, “they finally woke up ...

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TRAC Intermodal hires COO

According to the announcement, Noel will report to CEO Keith Lovetro. Noel previously held several senior leadership positions at Pacer International Inc., and its affiliate Pacer Cartage, most recently as executive vice president of intermodal operations. He was president of CSX Intermodal from 1983 to 2002 and was responsible for trucking operations, rail terminal operations ...

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Trenton-Mercer Airport to reopen Friday, announces new routes to Cleveland, Indianapolis and Nashville

Airport, Mercer County and Frontier officials held a reopening event this afternoon marking the completion of a $20.3 million renovation project, which includes improvements to the runway, terminal and parking areas. On the heels of an announcement made earlier this month that Frontier, the lone commercial carrier at the airport, would begin offering nonstop service ...

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Preferred Freezer announces joint venture in China

According to the announcement, the joint venture with Chinese logistics service provider Sinotrans Limited; affiliates of Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp., a Taiwanese global cargo services provider; and the Yida Group, an urban design and real property developer, will expand Preferred Freezer’s Chinese footprint. The company has operated a smaller joint venture in China since ...

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Amtrak announces record annual ridership despite Sandy devastation

The operator carried 31.6 million passengers in the year ending in September, Amtrak said in an announcement. More than one-third of those passengers came from its Northeast Corridor services, totaling 11.4 million and marking the second strongest year ever for the region. With its 10th ridership record in 11 years, Amtrak’s usage is growing despite ...

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