The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) recently released its State of Freight III – Rail Access and Port Multimodal Funding Needs Report. For its report, AAPA surveyed its members to determine what aspects of rail infrastructure ports most need.
We thought it would be informative to talk with John Young, AAPA’s Director of Freight & Surface Transportation's Policy, about the survey results and the report.
John, thank you for taking the time to speak with us. Can you please tell us a little bit about the AAPA?
AAPA represents 130 public port ...
Today, US DOT is formally announcing 26 INFRA grant award winners. The INFRA program is the Administration’s rebranding of the former FASTLANE grant program, authorized by the 2015 FAST Act. Both programs were intended to prioritize highway projects, although congestion-reducing rail and port infrastructure projects are eligible.
Among the 26 winners is the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PhilaPort), which received a $25.5M grant for a $110.5M project to improve the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. The project will add capacity to modernize the Terminal, including ...
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