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Category: Impact & Regulations


Impact & Regulations

FAA, Boeing to take another beating on the Hill

December 11, 2019

Via: Politico

MORE SCRUTINY ON BOEING, FAA: The agency’s chief, a retired Boeing manager and family members of victims will come together in a House hearing room today as the Transportation Committee meets again on the 737 MAX. The hearing could be […]


Impact & Regulations

Amtrak defends its arbitration policy

December 5, 2019

Via: Politico

AMTRAK DEFENDS ARBITRATION POLICY: Amtrak offered its most substantive defense yet of its new, contentious arbitration policy for customers in a letter sent to lawmakers last week and shared with POLITICO on Wednesday. The railroad said it implemented the policy […]


Impact & Regulations

House Democrats line up hearing on FAA, 737 MAX

December 3, 2019

Via: Politico

DICKSON HEADING TO THE HILL: The FAA chief will testify Dec. 11 at a House Transportation Committee hearing on the MAX. It’ll be the first time Dickson has appeared at a hearing on the jet and its certification. Dickson became […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Who’s Regulating Self-Driving Cars? Often, No One

November 27, 2019

Via: Wired

A few hundred self-driving cars are undergoing testing on American roads today, using advanced technology to journey down highways, stop at red lights, and avoid pedestrians and cyclists—except when they don’t. More than 60 companies are registered to test in […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Natural Gas Glut Has US Exporters Facing Worst-Case Scenario

November 25, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

A global glut of natural gas has gotten so massive that U.S. exporters could soon face their worst-case scenario: Halting shipments to get supply and demand back in balance. Prices for the heating and power-plant fuel may collapse in Europe […]


Impact & Regulations

737 MAX worries still on display at U.S., Canada aviation agencies

November 25, 2019

Via: Politico

WORRIES ABOUT THE MAX AT AVIATION AGENCIES: Regulatory officials in the U.S. and Canada continue to be concerned about MCAS, the flight control system implicated in the two Boeing 737 crashes, according to emails obtained by the New York Times […]


Impact & Regulations

Conn. House Democrats Propose Trucks-Only Tolls for Transportation Funding

November 22, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Leading Democratic lawmakers in the Connecticut House of Representatives have responded to Gov. Ned Lamont’s transportation investment plan with a proposal to toll only trucks. Lamont’s transportation plan, titled CT2030 and presented Nov. 7, outlines $14 billion in investment for […]


Impact & Regulations

European Commission to Extend Liner Consortia Block Exemption

November 21, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The regulation, known as the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (BER), is set to expire on April 25, 2020. According to the commission, the proposed initiative is scheduled to be finalized before the expiry date. The proposal will be subject to […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Port of Los Angeles, Copenhagen Malmö Port Team Up on Sustainable Port Development

November 20, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Officials from both ports signed the MOU at a ceremony held at the Port of Los Angeles on November 15, 2019. As explained, the MOU between the two ports focuses on facilitating dialogue, information exchange and sharing of best practices. […]


Impact & Regulations

Lawmakers move to save state highway funds

November 19, 2019

Via: Politico

RESCISSION, FIXED? The continuing resolution, H.R. 3055 (116), introduced in the House to keep government funded through December has an important provision for state transportation departments: It would repeal a $7.6 billion rescission that was included in the 2015 FAST […]