Transportation

Trump’s Flawed Rollback of Fuel Economy Rules

Trump’s Flawed Rollback of Fuel Economy Rules

Recent regulatory retreat over automobile fuel efficiency undermines both climate progress and U.S. competitiveness.

Transportation Workers Can Avoid Arbitration

Transportation Workers Can Avoid Arbitration

The Supreme Court holds that, under federal law, truckers cannot be compelled to arbitrate.

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.

Current Economic Regulatory Framework Works for Freight Rail Customers

Current Economic Regulatory Framework Works for Freight Rail Customers

The STB is considering proposals that would hurt the successfully managed freight rail industry.

Autonomous Vehicle Bill Leaves Safety Gaps

Autonomous Vehicle Bill Leaves Safety Gaps

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

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.

Stopping Hackers from Turning off the Lights

Stopping Hackers from Turning off the Lights

Senate bill would give Energy Department power to deal with cyberattacks on the nation’s power grid.

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.

What Should Regulators Do About Pilot Depression?

What Should Regulators Do About Pilot Depression?

A French agency’s report on the Germanwings accident reassesses the balance between medical privacy and public safety.

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.

For Law Enforcement, Super Bowl Security Took Center Stage

For Law Enforcement, Super Bowl Security Took Center Stage

Federal, state, and local agencies aimed to safeguard major sporting event in the wake of terrorist attacks.