Reuters – The U.S. Department of Transportation will soon be ready to consider lifting restrictions on Mexican trucking firms seeking to operate throughout the United States, Mexico’s Communications and Transport Ministry said on Sunday.
Washington Post – Mexico will publish preliminary terms on Jan. 14 for a $3.75 billion high-speed train contract that was abruptly canceled in November. The single-bid deal was revoked shortly before disclosures that the Mexican president’s wife was acquiring a luxury home from a Mexican company that was part of the winning consortium.
Trucking Info – The pilot program for allowing Mexican truckers to operate across the border has too few participants to project the outcome of a full border opening, says the Department of Transportation’s Inspector General.
EFE – Uber-type services and new trends such as carpooling are gaining strength in Mexico, changing the panorama of transportation and mobility and bringing criticism from taxi associations.