Industry News

  • September 12, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $600 million in funding for 72 recipients through the TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) 2014 program. IANA members receiving grants are the Florida Department of Transportation ($20 million), the Port of Seattle ($20 million), the South Carolina Ports Authority ($11 million) and the Virginia Port Authority ($15 million). For more information on the program and projects click here.

  • September 8, 2014 — The Freight Stakeholders Coalition, a broad-based group of transportation associations representing transportation service providers, shippers, and public planning organizations, has released a platform of freight needs for consideration in the upcoming surface transportation reauthorization legislation. IANA is a member of the Coalition and one of the organization’s founders. View the reauthorization platform here.

  • August 25, 2014 — The Federal Maritime Commission and Chairman Mario Cordero will host “U.S. Port Congestion: Examining Causes, Impact on Stakeholders, and Exploring Possible Solutions,” on Monday Sept. 15 at the Port of Los Angeles Administration Building. A second forum is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 1 at the World Trade Center in Baltimore Inner Harbor. For more information, please visit the FMC website.