Issue / Trucking Workforce

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...

FAA Bill Finally on House Floor Next Week

April 20, 2018 The long-delayed Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill is finally poised for takeoff. The bill is on...

Over 200 Amendments Filed to Revised House FAA Bill

April 19, 2018 - 4:15 p.m. The House Rules Committee has now posted the text of 213 amendments to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization...

USDOT Unveils Ambitious Multimodal Automation Initiative, Automated Vehicles 3.0

March 9, 2018 Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation publicly announced the next phase of its bold initiative to encourage...

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