Transportation

Federal Agency Moves to Enhance Safety of Public Transportation Systems

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

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

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

Inside Baseball: The Nature of OIRA’s Work

The regulatory review process engages a wide range of actors.

What OIRA Really Does

What OIRA Really Does

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

Can a Regulatory Budget Trim Red Tape?

Can a Regulatory Budget Trim Red Tape?

A paperwork budget could gain bipartisan support.

“Divide and Differ:” Avoiding Catastrophe in the Digital Age

“Divide and Differ:” Avoiding Catastrophe in the Digital Age

Scholar suggests new strategy for improving cybersecurity.

The Environmental Impacts of the Built World

The Environmental Impacts of the Built World

EPA report suggests strategies for mitigating development’s environmental effects.

TSA Seeks Comments on Whole Body Imaging at Airports

TSA Seeks Comments on Whole Body Imaging at Airports

TSA will install new privacy technology on screening machines in coming weeks.

OMB Releases Draft of Annual Report on Regulation’s Impacts

OMB Releases Draft of Annual Report on Regulation’s Impacts

Major rules, especially EPA’s, potentially create enormous net benefits.

Despite Recent Safety Record, FAA May Lack Key Data

Despite Recent Safety Record, FAA May Lack Key Data

Recent GAO report details ways to improve aviation safety data collection.

Do Federal Regulations Impede Economic Growth?

Do Federal Regulations Impede Economic Growth?

Study finds increasing federal regulation does not impede GDP or job growth.