Infrastructure

Promoting Safer Streets

Department of Transportation steps up effort to enhance pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

New Federal Guidance Issued on Public-Private Toll Roads

Federal highway authority calls for balancing public policy objectives with private investment.

Drug and Alcohol Tests for Professional Drivers

Agency proposes database of drug and alcohol tests for commercial drivers.

Agency Seeks to Enhance Reliability of Emergency Phone Calls

FCC proposal aims to enhance cellular communication during emergencies.

Penn Seminar Explores New Responses to Flood Risks

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

Smart Regulation for the Smart Grid

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel provides model for collaborative standards development.

FCC Loosens Restrictions on Foreign Investments in Broadcast Media

A larger pool of investors may boost diversity in television and radio station ownership.

FAA Proposes Aircraft Retrofit Requirement

Some cockpit displays may fail because of Wi-Fi interference.

Regulating Labor

RegBlog commemorates Labor Day by highlighting connections between regulation and employment.

Recess Appointments Ruling Reveals Insight in Constitutional Theories

Cass Sunstein analyzes recent ruling through the lenses of originalism and Burkeanism.

TSA Seeks Comments on Whole Body Imaging at Airports

TSA will install new privacy technology on screening machines in coming weeks.

Despite Recent Safety Record, FAA May Lack Key Data

Recent GAO report details ways to improve aviation safety data collection.