Infrastructure

Congress Passes FAA Modernization Act

Long-awaited bill will fund FAA through 2015.

DOE Keeps Its Electricity Transmission Siting Authority

DOE decides not to give FERC transmission line siting power under the Federal Power Act.

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.