Self-Driving Car Bill Reintroduced in House Minus Biggest Backer

September 23, 2020

Legislation that would allow carmakers to sell as many as 100,000 self-driving vehicles per year in the U.S. is being reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, but one of its biggest cheerleaders is staying on the sidelines until next […]

Calif.’s LAVTA Named ‘Outstanding Public Transportation System’

September 16, 2020

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) announced the selection of the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) as the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award. The annual award acknowledges excellence among public transportation providers in North […]

UPS Holiday Season Hiring Will Top 100,000 Amid E-Commerce Boom

September 9, 2020

UPS Inc. said it will hire more than 100,000 seasonal workers to help handle an expected avalanche of holiday packages from online orders this year as shoppers avoid stores during the coronavirus pandemic. The holiday hires, a slight increase from […]


Volvo Adds NFI to LIGHTS Project

September 22, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Volvo Trucks North America announced diversified carrier NFI is the latest fleet to demonstrate two Volvo VNR Electric trucks as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project. It is the third company to deploy its […]

Impact & Regulations

FMCSA Launches Driver Panel for Advisory Committee

September 21, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has created a panel consisting of commercial drivers to contribute to the agency’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee. Chartered in 2006, MCSAC advises FMCSA leaders on motor carrier safety programs and regulations. MCSAC’s members […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

US senators introduce bill to enable resumption of cruising

September 21, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

As informed, the bill will establish a Maritime Task Force, in coordination with a Private Sector Advisory Committee, to address the health, safety, security, and logistical changes needed to allow for cruise lines and ports to resume operations. Currently, cruise […]