Issue / Trucking Workforce

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...

New FMCSA Administrator in Hot Seat at House Subcommittee Hearing

May 23, 2018 House Members grilled recently confirmed Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez on the delayed...

House Passes FAA Bill, 393-13, After Adopting 105 Amendments

April 27, 2018 Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, a five-and-a-half-year Federal Aviation Administration...

House to Consider 116 Amendments to FAA Bill, but Not ATC Management Changes

April 25, 2018 Last night, the House Rules Committee approved a special procedure that will allow the House to consider 116...

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