Department of Transportation

Putting the Brakes on Federal Transportation Regulation

Putting the Brakes on Federal Transportation Regulation

Policy experts argue that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s regulatory role should be reduced.

Deregulating Rail Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

Deregulating Rail Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

Proposed rule aims to make it easier to ship liquefied natural gas by rail.

Putting the Brakes on Crude Oil Train Regulation

Putting the Brakes on Crude Oil Train Regulation

Experts say rescission of brake regulation could create serious safety risks.

Getting Railroads to Regulate Sleep Disorders

Getting Railroads to Regulate Sleep Disorders

Transportation safety agency and senators push for regulations combatting sleep apnea in rail employees.

Addressing the Dangers of Partially Driverless Cars

Addressing the Dangers of Partially Driverless Cars

Scholar analyzes and suggests regulations for semi-autonomous vehicles.

Autonomous Vehicle Bill Leaves Safety Gaps

Autonomous Vehicle Bill Leaves Safety Gaps

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

The Constitutional Executive Order on Regulatory Budgets

The Constitutional Executive Order on Regulatory Budgets

President Trump’s regulation-trimming executive order will likely survive judicial scrutiny despite potential policy objections.

It Is Premature to Label a Regulatory Budget Unconstitutional

It Is Premature to Label a Regulatory Budget Unconstitutional

The President’s one-in, two-out executive order may be difficult to implement, but it is not unconstitutional.

Legal and Policy Challenges to the Dakota Access Pipeline

Legal and Policy Challenges to the Dakota Access Pipeline

Recent University of Pennsylvania event explores issues raised by the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Are Louder Cars Safer Cars?

Are Louder Cars Safer Cars?

Federal regulators may require electric cars to make more noise.

Talking Cars, Coming Soon to a Road Near You

Talking Cars, Coming Soon to a Road Near You

Transportation Department proposes rule mandating vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology.

For Agencies, Smooth and Safe Traveling Takes a Front Seat on Thanksgiving

For Agencies, Smooth and Safe Traveling Takes a Front Seat on Thanksgiving

Holiday marked by mass mobility prompts regulatory responses nationwide.