Issue / Federal Governance

House Committee Asked to Propose New Improvements to USDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

On Wednesday, September 23, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing to discuss the impacts of – and...

Truman and Transportation

August is the time for getting caught up on long-term projects, and this week marks the conclusion of my looks back at how Harry S....

Pre-1960s Attempts to Create a U.S. Department of Transportation – Part 5 – Truman Moves Public Roads and Maritime to Commerce

Last week, part four of this long-running series told the story of how the Hoover Commission in 1948 and 1949 reached its final...

January 1950 BoB Transportation Reorganization Memo

This is a PDF of a Bureau of the Budget internal memorandum dated January 3, 1950 entitled "Reorganization of Federal Transportation...

Bridging the Gap: Sustaining UAS Progress While Pursuing a Regulatory Framework

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) offer a stunning range of capabilities to connect people with goods and services that may normally be...

Webinar: Sustaining UAS Progress While Pursuing a Permanent Regulatory Framework

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) can potentially offer a wide range of capabilities and connect people with goods and services. They can...

Webinar: Ballots for Buses: Local Option Transportation Sales Taxes in California

California counties have held nearly 100 elections over four decades to consider imposing local option sales taxes (LOSTs) to fund...

Guest Op-Ed: Transportation and Health: America’s Longstanding Disconnect

Ross Peterson is a consultant and subject matter expert with over fifteen-years' experience in public and community transportation...

Guest Op-Ed: The Role of Transportation in Improving America’s Health

The Eno Center for Transportation’s publication of my white paper, Increasing Access to Essential Health Functions: The Role of...

Labor Unions Ask USDOT for Mandated Passenger Face Masks

On July 27, Larry Willis, the President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), sent a letter on behalf of TTD’s 33...

The Role of Transportation in Improving America’s Health

Transportation access is one of the fundamental objectives of the public sector as a means to provide access to jobs, services,...

Administration Issues Final Changes to NEPA Implementing Regulations

The Trump Administration has issued the final rule updating the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)...

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