Issue / Emissions

An “Unprecedented Mobility Revolution?” We’ve Been Here Before

“They are designed to make automobile collisions impossible and to eliminate completely traffic congestion.” Norman Bel Geddes,...

Eco-Driving Towards Safer, Smarter, and Healthier Roads

June 1, 2017 Proposals to introduce emerging technologies such as connected and autonomous vehicles often suggest that...

FHWA Codifies Performance Management Requirements, Excludes GHG Emissions

May 25, 2017 On May 19, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) codified rulemaking to establish new performance management...

White House Announces Rethink of Fuel Efficiency Standard Increases

March 17, 2017 On March 15, President Trump announced that the Environmental Protection Agency will reverse a decision made under...

FHWA Performance Measures Rule Delayed As Part of Trump Regulatory Freeze

February 17, 2017 As ETW reported last week, federal agencies are continuing to implement the instructions in the White House...

Let’s Be Real About Transportation and Technology

January 18, 2017 Over the past few weeks, the transportation industry has seen a flurry of activity. The Consumer Electronics Show...

Final Performance Measure Rule Issued With Other “Midnight Rules”

January 18, 2017 The Federal Highway Administration published its final rule on the national performance measures for highways in...

Creating the World’s First Sustainable Highway

A 16-mile stretch of highway in southwest Georgia is beginning to earn a reputation as the one of the most sustainable roads in the...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 5, 2016

Tuesday, December 6 – House Energy and Commerce – Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations – subcommittee hearing on the...

Expect Major Fights to Repeal Regulations in Jan.-Feb.

November 23, 2016 The 115th Congress will be sworn in on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. President Trump will not be sworn in until...

Are Republicans and Democrats Rupturing Over Self-Driving Cars?

November 23, 2016 In retrospect, finding common ground was no easy task for the 114th Congress. Proxy wars between Republicans...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of November 28, 2016

POSTPONED - Thursday, December 1 – House Energy and Commerce – Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations – subcommittee...

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