Daniel C. Vock

Oil Trains, Cold Snap Put Plains State Farmers in a Bind

The North Dakota oil boom is creating major headaches for the region’s farmers, as both the oil and grain industries put huge strains on rail service on the Great Plains.

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Improving Networks and Economy Boost Transit Ridership

Public transit ridership in the United States last year hit its highest level since 1956, in what transit officials say is a sign of how much Americans’ everyday travel habits have changed.

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