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The agreement with trade union ver.di includes salary increases in 2016 and 2017, as well as employee protection against job dismissal through 2019.
Gov. Brown says the new state report should establish "clear targets to improve freight efficiency, transition to zero-emission technologies, and increase competitiveness."
The Washington State Legislature approved a total of $32.9 million in its 2015-2017 Transportation Revenue Package towards three rail infrastructure and economic development projects in Eastern Washington.
Meanwhile, drayage drivers at Pacific 9 Transportation continue their strike in an attempt to be reclassified as employee drivers.
The future of the Export-Import Bank is still in doubt because it depends on passage of a long-term transportation bill that is expected to pass the Senate, but which faces strong opposition in the House.
Roadrunner's CEO Mark DiBlasi said the purchase of Stagecoach Cartage will expand its trucking network in the Southwest U.S. and along the Mexican border.