Department of Transportation

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

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

Are Louder Cars Safer Cars?

Federal regulators may require electric cars to make more noise.

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

Holiday marked by mass mobility prompts regulatory responses nationwide.

Filling Up the Gas Tank with Corn, Sugar Cane, and Wood

EPA moves to increase support for ethanol and other renewable fuels.

Valuing a Ton of Particulate Matter

What is the cost of emitting soot into the atmosphere? The answer is unclear, yet it plays an important role in policymaking.

An Education in Regulatory Reform

Penn Law students met with experts in Washington to discuss proposals for reforming the regulatory process.

Washington State Adds Safety Rules for Trains Hauling Oil

Railroads face new financial and signage requirements in the Evergreen State.

Regulating Self-Driving Cars

As the technology for automated cars develops, California regulators consider how best to approach this new challenge.

Law Provides New Regulatory Framework for Space Commerce

The SPACE Act provides financial, legal, and regulatory support to the commercial space industry.

A Resource List on NHTSA Fines, Recalls, and Reform

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