PHB Public Affairs Washington, D.C.
Themes of This Public Affairs Firm
The Marine Transportation System (MTS)
The MTS is concerned primarily with the intermodal movement of goods and people through the connection of land and water transportation infrastructure and services. It is neither exclusively marine nor road or rail…. [MORE]
Not all that long ago that U.S. ports—and the public port authorities—were minor players in the transportation policy discussion in Washington, D.C. Port authorities and marine terminals may have engaged attorneys to… [MORE]
The several names are variations on theme. Coastwise and short sea shipping. The Jones Act trade. Inland and coastal waterways. Marine highways. All refer to waterborne transportation in the context of United States commerce. However the last of those best suits present day need and purpose.… [MORE]
Improving modal connectivity to move people and goods with greater efficiency was driven particularly by commercial, competitive imperatives. The more seamless the connection of transit to airport, marine terminal to rail, or vessel to terminal the greater the operating efficiencies and productivity.... [MORE]
MTS Matters is intended to advance a discussion on the marine transportation system and highlight issues and developments. As a blog it invites the views of others. And maybe, in some modest way, it will entertain as well as illuminate.
PHB Public Affairs
PHB Public Affairs engages in transportation policy and government relations activities as a matter of professional interest and on behalf of clients who share that interest in the marine transportation system (MTS). Ports and freight transportation is a particular area of experience….. [MORE]
MTS Matters — A Transportation Policy Blog
Look to the transportation policy blog, MTS Matters, for a discussion of marine transportation system elements and issues. PHB Public Affairs created and maintains the blog as an outlet for ideas and a service to those who share this interest. You can find it here.
A Policy & Government Relations Resource Centered on the Marine Transportation System