Tag: government


Governments around the globe spur creation of green corridors

November 8, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

Green shipping corridors are specific maritime routes decarbonised from end to end, including both land-side infrastructure and vessels. Setting up such routes involves using zero-emission fuel or energy, putting in place refuelling or recharging infrastructure at ports, and deploying zero-emission […]

Impact & Regulations

Government Awards $1 Billion to Schools for Electric Buses

October 26, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Nearly 400 school districts spanning all 50 states and Washington, D.C., along with several tribes and U.S. territories, are receiving roughly $1 billion in grants to purchase about 2,500 “clean” school buses under a new federal program. The Biden administration […]

Impact & Regulations

DOT Issues $3 Million for State, Local Safety Tools

June 12, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently issued $3.3 million to state, local and tribal government groups to support tools that are meant to improve roadway safety. The cooperative funding agreements, announced June 10, were established through DOT’s Safety Data Initiative, […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

No airline bailout on the radar

March 5, 2020

Via: Politico

President Donald Trump, while meeting with airline CEOs at the White House on Wednesday, said the industry had not brought up the issue of government financial assistance. “I don’t want you to give them any ideas. We haven’t discussed that […]

Impact & Regulations

Air traffic control union sues government

January 14, 2019

Via: Politico

— Some good news for furloughed and unpaid federal transportation workers came Friday as the partial government shutdown (now the longest ever) stretched into its fourth week. TSA said it will be able to pay workers for one day of […]

Impact & Regulations

Industry Schools Government about the Future of Self-Driving Cars

February 20, 2017

Via: IEEE Spectrum

Earlier this week, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing on Self-Driving Cars: Road to Deployment. I know, it sounds super boring, and most of it was: if you’ve been following the space for […]