Surface Transportation News: Louisiana bridge P3 faces trucking opposition, intercity bus service comeback, and more

In Politics by Michael Rae

In this issue:

Major Louisiana bridge P3 faces trucking opposition

Caution signal for the proposed Cascadia HSR project

The comeback of intercity bus service

What role should local governments play regarding automated vehicles?

Is the electric vehicle future an impossible dream?

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Major Louisiana Bridge P3 Faces Trucking Opposition

The good news is that the public-private partnership (P3) procurement process for the much-needed replacement of the Calcasieu River Bridge on I-10 near Lake Charles, Louisiana, has a winner. The selected team is Calcasieu Bridge Partners, led by Plenary Americas, with Sacyr Infrastructure and Acciona Concessions. That is welcome news for several reasons. Despite being on I-10,