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Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

US Chamber Transportation Head: Infrastructure Talks Must Result in Action

May 17, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

With infrastructure policy negotiations between the White House and Capitol Hill expected to intensify over the coming weeks, the transportation community is sounding increasingly optimistic about the prospects of the sides reaching a legislative compromise before the end of the […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Washington D.C. DOT to invest $10M in road improvements

May 14, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Washington D.C. District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will be investing $10 million to improve the safety of intersections and roads. Funds will be used to install curb extensions, medians, and other enhancements to reduce aggressive speeding. As part of a Vision […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Senate Bill Calls for Removing Personal Information From International Moving Shipping Manifests

May 6, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the Senate that would require scrubbing such personal information as social security and passport numbers on shipping manifests for military and government personnel moving to the U.S. from overseas before the information is sold […]


Impact & Regulations

Flood threat not drying up across Deep South

May 5, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Thunderstorms have drenched many areas of the South this week, with the National Weather Service (NWS) posting one flash flood warning after another. Birmingham, Alabama, was one area hit hard Tuesday. At one point, the NWS issued a flash flood […]


Impact & Regulations

Tesla Told to Provide Documents Involving Musk Compensation

May 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A Delaware judge on May 3 ordered lawyers representing Tesla Inc. directors to turn over certain communications that CEO Elon Musk may have shared with the company’s top in-house attorneys before the board approved a compensation plan in 2018 that […]


Impact & Regulations

Nevada DOT Construction Project Involves Large-Truck Restrictions

May 3, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Nevada Department of Transportation recently announced commercial truck restrictions on a Lake Tahoe-area highway as the agency undertakes a construction project. Truck restrictions and roadway shoulder closures were scheduled to begin on state Route 431, also known as Mount […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Policymakers Keep Autonomous Vehicles Bill on Senate’s Radar

April 28, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Two of the key drivers of autonomous vehicle policy in Congress again touted its potential safety and economic benefits during a hearing with stakeholders. Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and John Thune (R-S.D.), authors of the most recent legislation pertaining to […]


Impact & Regulations

Truckers urge House to drop anti-trucking provisions in highway bill

April 28, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

If last year’s proposed highway bill is a template for the upcoming version, it will mean bad news for truckers, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association told the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in a letter this week. The trucking […]


Impact & Regulations

N.Y. Bill Orders All-Electric Truck Sales by 2045

April 27, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The state Senate on April 26 passed a bill that would essentially mandate that all new passenger cars sold in the state run on electric power by 2035. The measure, which had earlier passed in the Assembly, would also have […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Biden Moves to Restore California’s Power to Fight Vehicle Pollution

April 26, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Biden administration on April 26 took a key step toward restoring California’s power to limit greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles and overturn a Trump-era policy that pitted the federal government against a state seeking to eventually ban conventional gas-powered […]