Railroads Oppose Canadian Pacific, Kansas City Southern Merger – DTN Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
On March 23, 2021, the Surface Transportation Board (STB/Board) said in a press release that they received a “notice of intent” on March 22 regarding a proposed transaction that would […]

Biden Defends Infrastructure Plan as Necessary to Compete with China – DTN Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
President Joe Biden more aggressively defended his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package on Wednesday, saying the plan and its funding are open to negotiation. But he also stressed the investments are […]

Grain Transportation: U.S. Infrastructure Improves, Still a Long Way to Go – DTN Mar 10, 2021

🕔Mar 10, 2021
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) unveiled their 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure on Wednesday, March 3. The nation earned a C-, up from 2017’s cumulative GPA of […]

Grain Transportation: Water Resources Development Act to Improve River Infrastructure – DTN Jan 13, 2021

🕔Jan 13, 2021
As 2020 came to a close, a $2.3 trillion “Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021” (H.R. 133) was finally signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27, including a few […]

Infrastructure Bill Approved by House, but Don’t Hold Your Breath – DTN Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
A $1.5 trillion infrastructure proposal by the House of Representatives was approved on July 1, 2020. The partisan H.R.2 Moving America Forward Act will address the growing backlog of maintenance […]

Mississippi River System – Flood Issues Top to Bottom – DTN Jul 16, 2019

🕔Jul 16, 2019
It’s no secret that it’s been a very rough year so far on the entire Mississippi River System. Never-ending rains have kept water levels high, closing many locks and dams […]

Infrastructure Promises: No Plan or Fix Yet – DTN Feb 12, 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019
During the signing of the tax overhaul bill on Dec. 22, 2017, President Donald Trump said, “Infrastructure is by far the easiest,” according to a Washington Post article from Jan. […]

Ag Truck Haulers Hope for Exemption from Electronic Logging Device Requirement – DTN Jan 30, 2018

🕔Jan 30, 2018
Earlier this month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association Inc. (OOIDA) has requested an exemption from the electronic logging device (ELD) […]

Ag Truckers Want More Than 90 Day Extension on DOT Mandate – DTN Nov 29, 2017

🕔Nov 29, 2017
On Monday, Nov. 20, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a 90-day exemption for truckers hauling agriculture loads and livestock to comply with the U.S. Department of Transportation […]

Ag Group Hands Out Annual Rail Shippers Report Card – DTN Aug 8, 2017

🕔Aug 8, 2017
Of the nation’s seven largest freight railroads, Union Pacific was ranked highest by ag shippers for its performance for 2016 while Canadian Pacific was ranked lowest in the Soy Transportation […]

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