Issue / Transit Workforce

In the Spotlight: Mona Babauta

This month's In the Spotlight interview features Mona Babauta, the first-ever Executive Director of SolTrans. She has been in the...

Hard Truths About Soft Skills in Transit

I am sitting in Washington DC with 27 of the best and brightest up and comers from all of the constituent parts that make up modern...

How Does the FAST Act Compare to the GROW AMERICA Proposal?

December 9, 2015 President Obama’s statement on the morning after the Senate cleared the FAST Act conference report for his...

In the Spotlight: Dr. Megan Ryerson

Dr. Megan Ryerson is an assistant professor in transportation planning and systems engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. She...

In the Spotlight: Rohit “Rit” Aggarwala

As many of our long-time readers are aware, we have been featuring individuals from across the transportation industry once a month in...

Manager’s Amendment to STRR Act (HR 3763) Adopted in House T&I Oct 22 2015

Shuster (R-PA) manager's amendment to H.R. 3763, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015, adopted during the...

1943 Seizure of the Railroad Industry

Detailed plan by the War Department for seizing control of all U.S railroads, approved by President Roosevelt on December 27, 1943 to...

The Similarities Between the Decline of Commercial Shipbuilding Industry and the Future of the Aviation Industry

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position...

1972 Volpe Memo to Ehrlichman on Penn Central Bankruptcy

A July 19, 1972 memo from Transportation Secretary Volpe to President Nixon's top domestic policy aide, John Ehrlichman, describing the...

2010 Draft Administration Surface Transportation Bill – Section-by-Section Summary

Undated section-by-section summary of a draft surface transportation reauthorization bill produced by the Department of Transportation...

Oct. 1 Shutdown Would Exempt FHWA and FMCSA; Life & Safety Exemptions Would Keep Over Half of USDOT Employees At Work

September 18, 2015 The government shutdown that might take effect on October 1 would be caused by the lapse of discretionary...

1964 Urban Mass Transportation Act

Text of Public Law 88-365, the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964.

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