Capacity & Investment



Policy Issues


Highway Issues

  • Congress Should Reject Bigger Trucks
    A recent poll found that 4 in 5 Americans oppose boosting truck sizes. Bigger trucks would drive more freight traffic to roads, creating gridlock and more damage to public infrastructure.
  • The Real Cost of Heavier Trucks
    Increasing trucks from 80,000 pounds to 91,000 pounds would further damage America’s roadways and harm the transportation partners who help keep America’s economy moving.

Economic Regulation

USMCA & International Trade

Crew Size


  • Freight Rail: Moving Miles Ahead on Sustainability
    Freight railroads use innovative technologies to help limit greenhouse gas emissions, increase fuel efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint, making rail the most environmentally friendly way to move freight over land.
  • Freight Rail & the Greening of America
    From technology that reduces idling to improved freight car design, railroads are investing in new equipment and pioneering fresh ways of efficiently running greener operations.
  • Locomotive or Supercomputer? How Tech Drives Rail Efficiency
    More than just brawny engines that power trains, today’s locomotives also have brains: smart sensors and computer programs that monitor and assess dozens of variables to help make freight rail more environmentally friendly and efficient than ever before.

What We Haul

Rail 101 & More