Transport Topics government and regulatory coverage keeps managers of a highly-regulated industry aware of the policy decisions that can shape their businesses. Covering both the legislative and regulatory aspects of policy-making, at both the state and national levels, the news in this category includes looks at infrastructure, hours of service, emissions rules, funding measures, leadership appointments, and more. Readers can follow what’s happening in Congress, at the Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Administration, and in state and local governments.
Weeks after the California Air Resources Board approved a rule to limit rail pollution, the Pacific Harbor Line on May 4 unveiled one of the nation’s most advanced zero-emission locomotives.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — President Joe Biden cited supply chain achievements and urged foreign investment as the Commerce Department held a networking event that included 70 countries.
New leaders of the United Auto Workers are withholding the union’s endorsement for President Joe Biden’s re-election until he shows support for a “just transition” to electric vehicles, according to a letter sent by newly elected UAW President Shawn Fain.
More than 200 individuals weighed in on the Environmental Protection Agency's public hearing on its heavy-truck greenhouse gas emissions mandate.
Truckers traveling in Wyoming over Interstate 80, which sees the most truck traffic there, will be able to drive over two new bridges to be built mostly with a new Federal Railroad Administration grant.
An influential shipping industry group has quietly warned shippers to think carefully before they sign up for a new plan to reduce their contribution to climate change.
The U.S. service sector expanded only modestly in April according to the Institute for Supply Management, restrained by the weakest pace of business activity in nearly three years.
The Federal Reserve reinforced its fight against high inflation May 3 by raising its key interest rate by a quarter-point to the highest level in 16 years.