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Government, Business

DOT Agencies May Revive Truck Survey, Launch New Study Into Causes of Crashes

Federal government officials said they may revive the Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey and also undertake a new study of the causes of truck crashes.

March 3, 2014
Government

DOT, EPA Officials Eager to Work With ATA on Highway Funding, Trucking Regulations

WASHINGTON — Federal executive branch officials told members of American Trucking Associations they are eager to work with the federation on spending and regulatory issues that are developing this year.

February 3, 2014
Government, Business

DOT, EPA Officials Eager to Work With ATA on Policies

Jaclyn O’Laughlin

WASHINGTON — Two federal executive branch officials told members of American Trucking Associations they are eager to work with the federation on spending and regulatory issues that are developing this year.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
January 28, 2014
Government, Business

FTA’s Rogoff Named Acting Undersecretary at DOT

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff is filling the position of undersecretary for policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation on an acting basis, Bloomberg News reported.

January 24, 2014
Government, Business

Trottenberg Leaves DOT for NYC Post

Office of the Secretary of Transportation

Polly Trottenberg, undersecretary for policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation, will leave that post to become New York City’s transportation  commissioner under new Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
January 2, 2014
Government

EPA Calls for Flat Production in Biodiesel Through 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed keeping the national volume requirement of biodiesel production at the 2013 level of 1.28 billion gallons a year through 2015, the agency said in the Federal Register.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
December 3, 2013
Government

EPA Offers Rebates for Off-Highway Engine Retrofits

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The Environmental Protection Agency said it will spend $2 million on rebates to encourage owners of construction equipment to replace or retrofit older diesel engines.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
November 20, 2013
Government, Business

Highway Programs Continue Despite Government Shutdown

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

Highway construction and safety programs will remain operational despite most federal government functions shutting down Oct. 1 after legislators failed to agree on a measure to fund the government, the Department of Transportation said.

October 2, 2013
Government, Business

DTNA, Volvo Ask Court to Revoke Approval Of Navistar’s 2012 EGR Engines by EPA

Lawyers for Daimler Trucks North America and Volvo Group told a federal court last week that the Environmental Protection Agency should vacate the compliance certificates on most Navistar Inc. MaxxForce engines made in 2012 because the rule EPA used for its approval was invalidated.

September 16, 2013
Government, Business

DOT Updates National Transportation Statistics Data

The Department of Transportation has updated its national transportation statistics web-only reference guide to national transportation data.

January 18, 2013

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