Issue / Trucking Workforce

Hours of Service “Restart Rule” Drama May Finally Be Settled

March 9, 2017 The long-running drama between the trucking industry and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) over...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 11, 2017

Tuesday, March 14 – Senate Energy and Natural Resources – full committee hearing on opportunities to improve American energy...

Stakeholders Push Multimodal Investment

February 24, 2017 On February 15, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing entitled Moving America:...

Appropriators Working to Finish FY17

February 24, 2017 The House and Senate Appropriations Committees got back to work this week negotiating the eleven unfinished...

Regulatory Rollback Update

February 2, 2017 The Trump Administration and Capitol Hill Republicans continue to wage war on the regulatory state. This week,...

CR Through April 28 Finalized

December 6, 2016 (Updated December 7) The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee introduced new legislation on December 6...

How Local Governments Should Plan for Driverless Cars

(Ed. Note: This post is based off of a TEDx talk that Lauren Isaac recently gave in Sacramento, CA. You can watch the full talk...

In the Spotlight: Mantill Williams

Mantill Williams is the Director of Advocacy Communications at theAmerican Public Transportation Association (APTA). Prior to his...

July 27, 2015 11:34 p.m. – Senate Invokes Cloture on DRIVE Act

The U.S. Senate has voted, 62 to 32, to invoke cloture on the DRIVE Act (the surface transportation reauthorization bill offered as...

Foxx Defends DOT FY16 Budget Before Senate Appropriators

April 22, 2015 U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx defended his department’s fiscal year 2016 budget request before a...

Senate Holds Motor Carrier Safety Oversight Hearing

March 5, 2015 A hearing this morning before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee explored the Federal Motor...

The Challenge of National Freight Policy: How to Pay For It?

2014 could be the year that a national freight policy begins to take focus in a new authorization bill. There have been several...

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