Infrastructure

Washington Must Act on Much Needed Improvements to Freight Rail Policies

Rail industry’s complaints about recent Surface Transportation Board proposals are misplaced.

Energy Policy’s Orphaned Good Idea

Lawmakers are missing an opportunity to support renewable energy infrastructure.

Current Economic Regulatory Framework Works for Freight Rail Customers

The STB is considering proposals that would hurt the successfully managed freight rail industry.

To Solve the Next Foreclosure Crisis, Look to Sacramento

California was more effective than the federal government at preventing foreclosures during the Great Recession.

Autonomous Vehicle Bill Leaves Safety Gaps

House bill on autonomous vehicles restricts state policies that could improve safety.

Constructively Improving Railroad Regulations

Rail safety can be improved by realigning industry and regulatory goals.

Are High Rents Inevitable?

Experts tackle the problem of preserving affordable housing in booming real estate markets.

What Should Regulators Do About Pilot Depression?

A French agency’s report on the Germanwings accident reassesses the balance between medical privacy and public safety.

Federal Agency Moves to Enhance Safety of Public Transportation Systems

The Federal Transit Administration issued a proposed rule to increase monitoring of public transit systems.

A Resource List on NHTSA Fines, Recalls, and Reform

RegBlog’s go-to source for learning more about recent auto safety concerns.

Reforming Automobile Defects Investigations

After the federal auto safety agency missed GM’s switch problem, the DOT calls for change.

A Guide to Recent Automotive Industry Fines and Recalls

A decade of missed opportunities has led to increased enforcement and calls for change.