Transportation Regulation

Getting Railroads to Regulate Sleep Disorders

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

Washington Must Act on Much Needed Improvements to Freight Rail Policies

Rail industry’s complaints about recent Surface Transportation Board proposals are misplaced.

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

Holiday marked by mass mobility prompts regulatory responses nationwide.

Congress Enacts Infrastructure Reform, but Implementation Lags

Transportation bill aims to bring change and certainty to the implementation of major infrastructure projects.

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.

Many Railroads Will Not Have Required Safety Technology by Deadline

Auditor outlines problems and gives guidance to rail regulator over delays with positive train control.

Federal Agency Moves to Enhance Safety of Public Transportation Systems

The Federal Transit Administration issued a proposed rule to increase monitoring of public transit systems.

Technology Companies or Taxi Services in Disguise?

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft pose challenges for local regulators.

Drug and Alcohol Tests for Professional Drivers

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