But other factors embedded in the process itself are a concern as the ports prepare to begin accepting larger ships when work to raise New Jersey's Bayonne Bridge is finished in two years. It would take about a month to reach the Port of New York and New Jersey. In 2014, the ports handled cargo valued at about $212 billion, according to the Port Authority.» Read More
Skepticism is growing over a $50 billion project to build a canal across Nicaragua, a project spearheaded by a little-known Chinese businessman.
Shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports requested federal mediation on Monday in their contract talks with the union for 20,000 dockworkers.
Carnival Cruises earnings have beaten expectations in its fourth quarter, with lower fuel prices being a great help, says David Dingle, UK chairman of Carnival Cruises.
A scandal is engulfing Mexico's president, but it's not likely to disrupt energy auctions scheduled for next year.
A little research can uncover deep discounts, freebies and even options to get paid for leaving your car while on vacation.
There's a lot of money sitting on the sidelines of the global economy. Let's put it to work to benefit all, says Ret. Gen. Wesley Clark.
Fewer than 10,000 workers could get the new minimum raise adopted by the Los Angeles City Council.
Plans are advancing for a private high-speed luxury railway in Florida by the end of 2016.
Big investors are shaping transportation in 2039 by betting on relatively boring fixes to bridges, airports and roads.
While the nation's primary passenger rail system is growing amid hopes for faster service, it's stuck with crumbling infrastructure.
On its centennial, cruisers are still flocking to make the 8–10 hour trip between oceans.
Ride-sharing service Lyft accused rival Uber of employing dirty tricks to get ahead.
Recreational vehicles are "the most discretionary purchase you can think of," so as the economy emerges from the recession, sales are starting to follow.
Companies are sitting on trillions in cash—would be great to see them invest it in US infrastructure, says the CEO of McGraw Hill Financial.
Farm-to-table meals have become so popular that hotels are now getting in the game by offering prepared meals using food hooked or shot by guests.
Congress is inching toward a solution to the government's highway funding crisis that is about as structurally sound as a sand castle.
Macquarie Bank and Cintra own a 75-year lease on the Indiana toll road. Baruch Feigenbaum, Reason Transportation analyst, explains why this is working, and the private sector's role in improving infrastructure in the U.S.
For all the attention Lyft has drummed up from investors, government regulators in New York are far from impressed.
House Speaker John Boehner said he welcomes a "pension smoothing" idea for raising highway funds and hopes to pass a bill within two weeks.
Business travelers spent less money per trip in the second quarter, but it wasn't because prices went down, according to a new report.