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SmartBrief covers a broad range of issues within the transportation sector. Our newsletters report the latest on  commercial airline company news and trends, airport security issues and TSA, the airline passenger experience, and North America's freight railroads, along with Amtrak. 

Private money could build new GA airports in China


  • China News Service

The Civil Aviation Administration of China is encouraging private investors to build new general aviation airports to boost the industry in the country. Officials say the lack of aviation infrastructu… Read More

UP to spend $30M for rail-yard expansion in Altoona, Wis.


  • Leader-Telegram (Eau Claire, Wis.) (tiered subscription model), The

Union Pacific plans to spend around $30 million to expand its rail yard in Altoona, Wis., to handle traffic increases coming from the fracturing sand industry. Work will be done in two phases, and wil… Read More