Infrastructure

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.

Penn Seminar Explores New Responses to Flood Risks

Experts ask if super-storms require new approaches to risk regulation, insurance, and disaster management.

FAA Grants Approval to Proposed Airline Slot Swap at Northeast Airports

Transaction will reshape airline makeup at LaGuardia, Reagan National airports.

Transportation Department Rule Expands Air Passenger Protection

Requirements increase potential compensation, extend to international carriers.

Washington D.C. Plans to Overhaul Its Zoning Code

Washington, D.C. seeks to promote environmental sustainability by updating zoning code.

NHTSA in Action

Agency makes announcements on automobile investigations and fuel economy standards.

The FCC’s Broadband Plan and Customer Choice

Commission plans to increase average Internet speeds for consumers throughout the country.