August 15, 2019 – Since the recent introduction of scooters, some cities have piloted or allowed them on all streets as a potential means to reduce vehicle miles traveled. But similar to their ride-hailing peers, it has been difficult for cities to assess whether these devices are, in fact, replacing vehicle trips or siphoning away walkers and cyclists.
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August 1, 2019 – California is fighting the Trump Administration over automaker fuel economy standards – but are the new Trump standards really that different from the original Obama Administration standards?
July 26, 2019 – With over 40,000 deaths attributed to on and off-road related vehicle incident in 2017 and 2018, vehicle related fatalities has made itself a persistent problem in the United States. The House Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on “Legislation to make cars in America Safer” on Wednesday, July 24.
July 26, 2019 – The Federal Aviation Administration will finally have a permanent Administrator for the first time since January 7, 2018.
July 19, 2019 – On July 16, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held a hearing entitled “Solving the climate crisis: Cleaning up heavy duty vehicles, protecting communities”.
July 11, 2019 – Denmark and the Netherlands have become synonymous with cycling, but the policy and cultural specifics of each nation differ.
July 11, 2019 – Stephen Dickson, nominee for the administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), had his nomination advanced from the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Wednesday, July 10. The vote was 14-12 on party lines in favor of advancing the nomination to the full Senate. The committee also approved Michelle Schultz for an open seat on the Surface Transportation Board by voice vote.
The introduction of autonomous vehicles puts a fresh perspective on a problem that has existed for over a century: how do we better allocate space in the transportation network that improves the efficiency and safety for all modal users?
June 21, 2019 – The House Energy & Commerce Subcommittees on Environment and Climate Change, and on Consumer Protection and Commerce held a joint hearing Thursday, June 20 on efforts by the Trump administration to roll back the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards.
June 14, 2019 – The experience of being an LDC Fellow is truly unique. LDC gives the Fellows an insider perspective of how transportation policy is crafted, hearing from industry stakeholders as well as federal, state, and local officials through a series of panels during a whirlwind five days.
June 13, 2019 – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held a hearing on Wednesday, June 12.
May 24, 2019 – “Infrastructure” means much more than just the public works that support transportation, and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a full committee hearing on the 2019 version of the Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s America Act (LIFT) – providing funding for infrastructure programs under that panel’s very broad jurisdiction – on May 22.
May 17, 2019 – Stephen Dickson, the nominee for Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, testified before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee on May 15 for his confirmation hearing.