| Jan 3, 2011
| 6:46 AM
We hope cash-strapped Michigan finds the necessary match to capture federal money for improving the train route between Detroit and Chicago.
The Michigan Department of Transportation sees the move toward high-speed rail in the corridor as key to...
| Jul 20, 2014
The Port of Virginia may be ready to accommodate a flood of massive cargo ships via the Panama Canal, but a panel of port experts say its impact will remain unknown until the multibillion-dollar upgrade is complete.
John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:52 PM
A small sinkhole opened up along a Norfolk Southern tracks in south Allentown on Wednesday night, forcing the railroad company to slow train traffic.
The sinkhole was reported 7:25 p.m. near 28th Street SW, at the tracks between Lehigh Street and...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Four companies based in Hampton Roads earned spots on the Fortune 500 list earlier this month, led by Smithfield Foods at number 214.
Huntington Ingalls Industries, parent company to Newport News Shipbuilding, dropped two spots from last year to land at...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:39 PM
From the sidewalk in front of her apartment in Cicero, Yolanda Foster can see long freight trains and an endless line of trucks rumbling day and night through the sprawling rail yard across the street.
What she can't see are the clouds of microscopic...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:20 AM
It is one thing to build a new van with a high roof height, quite another to ship it to dealers.
That was among the challenges Ford faced as it made plans to build and sell the Ford Transit full-size van and wagon in the U.S. for the first time.
| Jul 17, 2013
With a massive freight yard expansion backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel poised to bulldoze the northeast corner of Englewood, a new analysis suggests the project would substantially increase lung-damaging pollution in a neighborhood already plagued by high...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:38 PM
State and federal transportation officials studying the replacement of an aged rail tunnel beneath Baltimore are opening the discussion to local residents and Amtrak and MARC commuters.
The 1.4-mile Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel, considered a key bottleneck...
| May 9, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Part of a shipment of semiautomatic assault rifles was stolen this week from a freight train container at a rail yard in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, federal authorities and a railroad spokesman said.
The 13 Smith & Wesson M&P15 Sport...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:10 PM
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information about the theft of more than a dozen semiautomatic assault rifles from a freight container at a rail yard in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood earlier this month.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Windsor is a small town at the crossroads of U.S. routes 258 and 460 in the center of Isle of Wight County.
"Corrowaugh" was the first recorded name for what would later become Windsor.
Corrowaugh was established as a post office in 1852, with mail...