Issue / Buses

DOT Gives Out FY17 Bus Grants: Smaller, More Numerous, More Rural

April 5, 2018 The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the recipients of $264.4 million in grants for buses and bus...

$487 Million in TIGER Grants for FY 2017 Announced

March 9, 2018 Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the 41 recipients of $487 million in total grant funding for...

USDOT Unveils Ambitious Multimodal Automation Initiative, Automated Vehicles 3.0

March 9, 2018 Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation publicly announced the next phase of its bold initiative to encourage...

USDOT Accelerates Work on Automated Vehicles 3.0

February 15, 2018 The U.S. Department of Transportation is moving forward with the next iteration of its federal policy document on...

Who’s Responsible for Pedestrian Access to Mass Transit?

February 12, 2018 There is a mismatch between the ADA compliance of transit agencies of their vehicles and physical stations, and...

FY19 Budget Request: Mass Transit Again Faces “New Start” Cuts

February 14, 2018 This week, the White House once again proposed a budget that would eliminate the Federal Transit Administration's...

Senate Commerce Discusses Emerging Threats to Surface Transportation

January 31, 2018 As a response to the rise in international terrorist attacks involving multiple surface transportation modes, a...

House Hearing Looks at Surface Transportation Security Technology

February 2, 2018 On January 30, the House Homeland Security Committee’s Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications and...

Chao Reflects on Challenges for AVs at Detroit Auto Show

January 19, 2018 Over a dozen politicians and federal government officials descended on Detroit earlier this week for the opening...

USDOT Moving Forward with AV Policy 3.0, Including Truck and Bus Automation

January 12, 2018 At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced...

5 Federal AV Policy Developments to Watch in 2018

January 11, 2018 Automakers and tech firms launched a number of automated vehicle (AV) pilot programs in earnest last year, setting...

Trump Signs Massive Tax Cut Bill into Law

December 22, 2017 Both chambers of Congress passed the massive tax cut legislation (H.R. 1) by party-line votes this week, and...

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