Port Authorities, Public Entities & General Commodities

Slover & Loftus LLP's extensive experience includes the representation of major U.S. port authorities in connection with  terminal and dock rail service, cities and other public owners of rail transportation infrastructure in connection with the development and expansion of their properties. The firm has also counseled state and local entities in connection with rail access and service preservation issues.  

Matters handled by the firm include the privatization of common carrier freight lines; shared use design and operation arrangements for coincident commuter and freight rail operations; the design and implementation of plans to develop or expand freight yard rail terminal and intermodal transfer facilities; assistance in the development of public-private partnerships and in accessing federal and state subsidy funds or guarantees for surface transportation facility upgrades; and the assistance of public authorities in the acquisition, expansion or retirement of rail-related assets.