Policy

The Power of Privately Funded Freight Rail
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CREATE: Keeping America’s Rail Heart Beating

The $4.4B plan includes 70 projects to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Chicago’s freight, commuter and intercity passenger rail.

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Mercatus: Rail regulatory proposal demonstrates value of…

Learn how an RIA requirement would produce positive economic outcomes while helping regulators avoid common pitfalls.

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The Big Cost of Heavier Trucks

An increase in the current truck weight limit would mean major consequences for taxpayers and U.S. infrastructure.

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Freight Rail Sets the Standard for Modern Infrastructure

When it comes to the quality of America’s infrastructure, railroads have moved to the top of the class. In a […]

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Further Reading

5 Innovations that Have Strengthened Railroads’ Muscle

Thanks to innovations like these, freight rail helps carry the weight of the American economy and continue to prepare for future demand.

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Ever Wonder What Fits in One Rail Car?

Freight rail moves a staggering volume of goods anually. Take a closer look to understand the industry’s full impact

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Helping America Compete – And Win

American freight rail rates are lower than those in China, Germany and Japan.

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High Tech Safety

Modern railroads are employing cutting edge technologies to make America’s freight rail network safer than ever before.

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