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Impact & Regulations

Europe Is Making Moves To Ditch Dirty Cars. Trump Wants More Of Them.

October 11, 2018

Via: The Huffington Post

Paris is a city with a vision: The end of the automobile age. Dependence on gas- and diesel-powered vehicles has come at a huge cost to Parisians’ health and the environment in the metropolis of 12 million people. The French […]


Impact & Regulations

Senate to (finally) vote on FAA bill

October 2, 2018

Via: Politico

The FAA bill cleared a procedural hurdle Monday night and Republican senators say they expect a vote today. “It’s gonna pass by an overwhelming margin,” Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) told MT. It’s been 460 days since the Senate Commerce Committee […]


Impact & Regulations

EU Parliament Supports Tax Exemption for Ships Using Onshore Power Supply

September 26, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

On September 24, the report presented by Ismail Ertug from the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament was voted by the committee. The Ertug report on the deployment of infrastructure for alternative fuels […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Senate’s Turn to Vote on Water Infrastructure Package

September 19, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Senate is expected to take up as early as this month House-passed legislation that would authorize projects designed to improve infrastructure at ports, harbors and waterways, as well as boost flood protection programs. The Senate’s top lawmakers on […]


Impact & Regulations

Your daily FAA bill news fix

September 14, 2018

Via: Politico

YOUR DAILY FAA BILL NEWS FIX: All eyes have been on the Senate for months, but action on the agency’s reauthorization is now back in the House where lawmakers are trying to come up with a bill, pre-approved by Senate […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Global Ports Signs Concession Deal for Croatian Cruise Port

September 13, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The deal was signed between the company’s subsidiary Zadar International Port Operations d.o.o. and the Port Authority of Zadar. Under the terms of the contract, starting from the fourth quarter of 2018 GPH will manage all of the cruise port […]


Impact & Regulations

Alaska DOT Reroutes Dalton Highway to Protect Road From Creeping ‘Blob’

September 7, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Alaska highway workers have moved the Dalton Highway to protect it from a giant mass of frozen debris oozing down a hillside. The approximately mile-long frozen debris lobe, consisting of dirt, ice and trees, is informally called “the blob.” It […]


Impact & Regulations

Ousting Elon Musk From Tesla Will Take More Than Lawsuits and Twitter Fights

September 7, 2018

Via: Wired

REPORTED SEC PROBES. Snowballing shareholder lawsuits. Email fights with reporters, a possible libel suit in the offing, a brow-furrowing interview with The New York Times. Yes, you could say Tesla’s Elon Musk has had quite the summer. And despite Thursday […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel and Public transit

When state legislators defunded light rail, a city stepped up

August 31, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

North Carolina legislators don’t exactly have a track record of supporting projects related to clean tech, mass transit or sustainable development. In fact, from banning planners from using future sea level rise projections to battling with tech giants over the […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

US Ports Urge Gov’t to Consider Bad Impact of Trade Tariffs

August 24, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

In testimony on August 24 before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in Washington, D.C., AAPA will reflect on disadvantages of the recently imposed tariffs, including the effects of likely retaliatory responses. “The impact of expanding Section 301 tariffs on […]