Ports

Sure, it costs more than moving by pipeline—double or triple the price per barrel. But look at the speed: five days versus 40. A new rail terminal in Beaumont, Texas sheds light on the economics that make CBR attractive to shippers and refineries.
1 hour ago   The New York Times - U.S. - The Texas Tribune
Congressional support for transportation and infrastructure projects has traditionally been bipartisan. In an interview, Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon discusses how political tantrums in Congress may handicap the US in the long run.
Oct 10, 2011   The Planning Report
Florida isn't getting high speed rail, but it will soon have a deeper port that's able to accept more shipments.
Mar 20, 2011   Transportation Nation
Ahead of the 2016 Olympics, the host city of Rio de Janeiro is embarking on a massive redevelopment plan in its decaying port area.
Feb 21, 2011   Xinhua
A group of researchers and activists met recently to discuss the role of goods movement and logistics in and around ports, and how the industry contributes to local pollution problems and skews highway spending.
Oct 30, 2010   Streetsblog
Major hubs of transportation and logistics are planning major capital investments in Southern California over the next several years.
Aug 9, 2010   The Planning Report
A new linear park project near L.A.'s port seeks to ride the success of New York City's High Line park.
Jul 2, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
The single largest source of air pollution in Southern California are the Ports of LA and Long Beach. Environmentalists, environmental justice advocates, and Teamsters are working together to replace offending diesel drayage trucks.
Mar 1, 2010   The New York Times - Business
Planning commissioners in Cleveland are pushing forward a plan to revitalize the city's waterfront and port.
Dec 7, 2009   The Cleveland Plain Dealer
As America's metropolitan areas meld into "megaregions", officials and policymakers will need to figure out how to deal with their shared and growing infrastructure problems. Consider the ball rolling. Exclusive
Jun 25, 2009  By Nate Berg
Without their own dedicated federal funding, U.S. ports are often left to provide for themselves. More and more of them are turning to public-private partnerships.
Apr 27, 2009   Reason