Transportation

Jon Queally, staff writer
In yet the latest fiery example of a crude-by-rail disaster, a derailment on Thursday of a train carrying crude oil near the Mississippi River in Galena, Illinois (not far from the Iowa border) saw several cars burst into flames as thick black smoke billowed into the air. Operated by the rail company BNSF, the company said the train originated in...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Driven by the United States, global demand for food-based biofuels such as corn...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
First Nation leaders on Thursday slammed the Canadian National Railway (CN) for...

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From Idaho-based start-up Solar Roadways , a brilliant idea that will provide clean energy, cut pollution, keep roads snow-free, revolutionize road safety, eliminate electrical and phone poles, create thousands of jobs, and oh yeah, save the planet. A couple more days to a crowdfunding campaign that has already raised way over their $1 million goal. Detractors raise objections - ie: a projected $56 trillion price tag - but dreams have to start someplace. Their video is almost as brilliant as...