Issue / Trucking Workforce

White House Releases Plan to Address Truck Driver Shortage

This week, the White House released an "action plan" for the Biden Administration to address the oft-discussed truck driver shortage...

“Where’s The Beef?” Supply Chain Issues Centennial Recap

Many of the goods imported into the U.S.—all told worth around $3 trillion—rely on intricate, finely-tuned international supply...

Guest Op-Ed: Rethinking the Truck Driver Shortage

Many major media outlets such as CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times recently reported that the nation's global supply...

Guest Op-Ed: The Current State of Public Policy for Autonomous Trucking

The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has long advocated for the benefits autonomous vehicles can bring to the nation’s...

First T&I Hearing of 2021 Looks at COVID and Transportation Workers

Among the various ways the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the nation is the health and safety of transportation workers and passengers,...

October Job Numbers Show Impact of Aviation Layoffs

The monthly jobs report for October came out this morning, and it shows almost 18,000 net job losses in aviation last month. This was...

Senate Hearing Looks at Hours of Service Rules, Minimum Age Requirements, and Technology Issues in Trucking

The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety held a February 4 hearing on Stakeholder Perspectives on Trucking in...

4-Bill “Minibus” Including DOT Appropriations Slips as CR Drama Unfolds

September 21, 2018 Hopes that another four-bill package of appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2019, including the...

Schools, Private Sector Teaming Up to Address Freight Workforce Training Challenges

September 5, 2018 In an effort to address occupational and skills gaps in the freight transportation industry, ports and private...

FAA Reauthorization In “Pre-Conference” – But What Does That Really Mean?

September 6, 2018 The leaders of the House and Senate transportation committees told reporters this week that they are working to...

The Final 50 Feet: Challenges and Opportunities in Urban Freight

When: 4:00pm ET, Thursday, August 9, 2018 Where: via webinar [embed]https://youtu.be/VW5F3tyXJwc[/embed] Click here to...

Transportation Schools: The Infrastructure for Workforce Development

July 18, 2018 While most Americans only consider transportation as a means to get themselves to school and work, some students and...

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