FRA to award $139M in Special Transportation Circumstances grants

September 20, 2023

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will soon make available $139 million in Special Transportation Circumstances (STC) grant program funding. “This funding will create jobs, grow local economies, and increase rail safety and efficiency in states where geography and other circumstances […]

Truck driver jobs at center of House hearing on automation

September 13, 2023

Losing jobs to technology is a big concern across many industries, and the issue was in the spotlight on Capitol Hill on Wednesday at a hearing on the future of autonomous trucking. Speaking on behalf of the industry’s largest companies, […]

Honda joins Ford, GM and others in adopting Tesla’s EV charging technology

September 7, 2023

Category: Vehicles

Honda will join Ford, GM and other electric vehicle makers in adopting Tesla’s charging technology, the company announced Thursday. Honda Motor Co. said it will use Tesla’s fast-charging port for its EV models that go on sale in North American […]


FMC asks shippers, transportation providers to weigh in on data initiative

September 19, 2023

Via: Transport Dive

The Federal Maritime Commission wants supply chain stakeholders to review and comment on the proposed processes and definitions identified in the Maritime Transportation Data Initiative (MTDI), according to a Request for Information shared on Aug. 16. FMC commissioner Carl Bentzel […]

Impact & Regulations

Inflation exceeds forecasts as fuel prices surge

September 18, 2023

Via: Transport Dive

Traders in interest rate futures shrugged off the report of faster inflation, setting 97% odds that the Fed after a two-day meeting on Sept. 20 will hold the federal funds rate at the current level, according to the CME FedWatch […]


Quantron to Bring Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks to Europe, US

September 15, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

Quantron, a provider of zero-emission commercial vehicle technologies, is rolling out an expanding range of fuel cell electric and battery-electric trucks in Europe and plans to bring a fuel cell-powered Class 8 tractor to the North American market next year. […]

Impact & Regulations

USDOT to award up to $22M in Thriving Communities Program grants

September 14, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will award up to $22 million in Thriving Communities Program grants. Funding will be provided to organizations that provide technical assistance, planning and capacity building support to Thriving Communities Program recipients. Eligible awardees include […]