Transportation

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

New Federal Guidance Issued on Public-Private Toll Roads

Federal highway authority calls for balancing public policy objectives with private investment.

Drug and Alcohol Tests for Professional Drivers

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

Inside Baseball: The Nature of OIRA’s Work

The regulatory review process engages a wide range of actors.

What OIRA Really Does

Former administrator offers an overview of OIRA’s internal processes.