Transportation Regulation

GAO Reviews New Transit Safety Measures

GAO Reviews New Transit Safety Measures

The Government Accountability Office examines recent federal expansion of public transit oversight.

State Regulation Fosters Autonomous Vehicle Development

State Regulation Fosters Autonomous Vehicle Development

State and local governments compete and cooperate to attract autonomous vehicle developers.

Fixing the Shortfall in Highway Infrastructure Funding

Fixing the Shortfall in Highway Infrastructure Funding

A recent report highlights funding gaps for infrastructure and potential fixes.

U.S. Freight Customers Increasingly Taxed by Higher Rail Rates

U.S. Freight Customers Increasingly Taxed by Higher Rail Rates

Policymakers should promote competition to combat a rise in real rates paid by rail shippers since 2000.

Labor Without Employment

Labor Without Employment

Firms have moral obligations to those who perform work regardless of employment status.

High-Speed Rail Gets On Track

High-Speed Rail Gets On Track

A final rule published by the Federal Railroad Administration sets new standards for high-speed trains.

The Rise of Electric Scooter Regulations

The Rise of Electric Scooter Regulations

U.S. cities grapple with the regulatory challenges posed by electric scooter sharing programs.

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.

Washington Must Act on Much Needed Improvements to Freight Rail Policies

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

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

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

Washington State Adds Safety Rules for Trains Hauling Oil

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