Issue / Trucking

USDOT Outlays Drop 1.2% in FY18; TIFIA Estimates, Airport Grant Displacement, High-Speed Rail to Blame

October 17, 2018 The books have closed on fiscal year 2018, which ended on September 30, and this week, the Treasury Department...

2017 Highway Fatalities Down for First Time in Two Years

October 5, 2018 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released the annual estimate of fatalities from highway accidents...

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...

Federal Freight Focus Shifts Inland – and Zeroes In on Complex Policy Questions

August 16, 2018 Five years after labor disputes out West caused operations at 29 ports to grind to a halt, federal focus on freight...

Senate Floor Amendment Log – FY 2019 Transportation Appropriations

Senate Amendment Log – FY 2019 Department of Transportation Appropriations Updated through the close of business on July 31,...

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...

Shuster May Unveil Infrastructure Bill by July 31

July 13, 2018 The infrastructure legislation that House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) has quietly...

House, Senate Appropriators Have Fewer Transportation Policy Provisos in Dispute This Year

June 14, 2018 Now that the House and Senate Appropriations Committees have approved their versions of the fiscal 2019...

New Report Finds Benefits of AV Deployment Far Outweigh Costs to Workforce

June 13, 2018 The economic and social benefits of widespread deployment of automated vehicles (AVs) will far outweigh the costs in...

Senate Panel OK’s $71.4 Billion Transportation-HUD FY19 Appropriations Package

June 8, 2018  Yesterday, the Senate Appropriations Committee swiftly approved a draft bill funding the Department of Transportation...

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