IIJA Implementation Is Ongoing Process, DOT Official Says
WASHINGTON — Distributing funding as part of the implementation of a $1.2 trillion infrastructure law is an ongoing process capable of assisting stakeholders over the coming years.January 13, 2023
Can Heavy Electric Trucks Be Deployed Industrywide by 2045?
WASHINGTON — Successful electrification of heavy trucks will require motor carriers to coordinate driver rest periods with charging their trucks, a potential obstacle that could increase carrier operational costs and result in delivery delays.
COVID's Impact on Shopping, Supply Chain Remains Profound
WASHINGTON — The coronavirus pandemic had a profound impact on how shopping and supply chains operate, experts said Jan. 10 during a session at Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting.
Fight for Zero Road Fatalities, NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy Urges
The rising number of people killed and injured in automobile accidents due to driving at high speeds is unacceptable, National Transportation Safety Board Chair Jennifer Homendy said.
Trucking Demand Growth Increases Land Management Concerns
WASHINGTON — The increase in demand for freight transportation is adding strain on land management, experts said during a session at the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting Jan. 11.
Secretaries Buttigieg, Granholm Tout EVs at TRB
WASHINGTON — Recent policies linked to electric vehicles are helping to address climate change and improve safety across mobility corridors, the nation’s top transportation officer told stakeholders on Jan. 11.January 11, 2023
Truck Freight Routes Could Be Hydrogen Fueling Station Backbone
WASHINGTON — California fuel cell advocates are urging a national strategy to replace diesel-powered heavy trucks at major U.S. ports and link future regional hydrogen hubs to create a fueling infrastructure.
Congestion Easing at Ports, Along Southern Border, TRB Speakers Say
WASHINGTON — Nearly three years after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, global supply chains and international ocean carriers have seen cargo volumes return to pre-pandemic levels.
Rep. Sam Graves to Lead House Transportation Panel
House Republicans chose Rep. Sam Graves to manage the affairs of the Transportation and Infrastructure panel during the 118th session of Congress.January 10, 2023
DOT Leaders Provide Update on Safety System
WASHINGTON — A panel of top Department of Transportation leaders updated a session at this year’s meeting of the Transportation Research Board, outlining some of the activities aimed at reducing the continuing challenges of rising highway fatalities.