FAA’s certification process under scrutiny

March 18, 2019

IG INVESTIGATING FAA: The Department of Transportation’s inspector general is investigating the FAA’s approval of the Boeing 737 MAX, according to the Wall Street Journal. The inquiry will be focused on the agency’s Seattle office which certifies the safety of […]

FAA defies relentless calls to ground 737 MAX

March 13, 2019

FAA STANDS ALONE: FAA continued to stand firm in its decision not to ground Boeing 737 MAX planes in the U.S., even as a barrage of lawmakers, former officials, unions and others urged the agency to follow in the footsteps […]

House leaders target late spring for infrastructure floor debate

March 6, 2019

MARK YOUR CALENDARS (BUT MAYBE USE PENCIL): House leadership has reserved floor time for an infrastructure bill and are eyeing the late spring, according to Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), a transportation-focused member of the Ways and Means Committee. Our Tanya […]

Infrastructure, Travel and Public transit

Rail Lines Cut in Flooded Midwest, Which Faces More Rain

March 19, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

The Great Plains and Midwest, struggling with flooding that inundated roads and farms and pushed rivers to record heights, is set to get more rain ahead, with light showers forecast over the next few days and a heavier downpour next […]


Panama Canal Joins GIA for Low Carbon Shipping

March 19, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The signing ceremony inducting the waterway into the GIA took place at the Panama Maritime World Conference and Exhibition. The move was made after the Panama Canal signed a letter of agreement on March 15 officially joining this group of […]

Impact & Regulations

Trump Calls on GM to ‘Bring Jobs Home’ After Ohio Plant Closing

March 18, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

President Donald Trump said he wants an immediate start to talks between General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers, extending to a third day his calls for the carmaker and union to reopen an Ohio factory. “Get that big, […]