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January 10, 2017

Commentary: Slow regulatory process hurts state’s economy

Washington state runs the risk of losing its competitiveness in the marketplace due to the uncertainties of an inconsistent industry permitting process with no fixed timeline, two labor officials warn in this commentary.

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January 10, 2017

Kansas logistics park offers big intermodal-growth potential for BNSF

Through collaboration with local communities and developers, BNSF is building and enhancing facilities like Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) to increase the efficiency of our network for our customers.

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November 30, 2016

BNSF talks safety, legislation with Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo N.D. leaders

First responders, business leaders and city officials gathered Nov. 29, in the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce headquarters to learn about rail safety and legislation affecting railroads from representatives of BNSF Railway and the Minnesota Regional Railroad Association.

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November 17, 2016

What these labor leaders say will help get Washington state's economy moving

In this commentary in The Daily News of Longview, Wash., three labor leaders spell out what it will take to get the southwest Washington economy trulyback on track.

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August 23, 2016

Study confirms freight rail backbone of U.S. economy

New research shows the nation’s major railroads supported nearly 1.5 million jobs across the U.S. economy in 2014 while creating more than $274 billion in economic activity that year, writes Fort Worth, Texas City Council member Dennis Shingleton, who goes on to add that Fort Worth’s economy has been boosted by the presence of the rail industry. BNSF’s corporate headquarters is in Fort Worth and it has significant operations there as well.

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June 2, 2016

Sustainable growth: Railroads aim to pull more freight off the highway

"We believe it is good business and good citizenship to minimize our impact on the planet and to contribute to the long-term sustainability of the communities we serve,” said John Lovenburg, BNSF vice presidental, Environmental.

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