ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Norman Mineta, who broke racial barriers for Asian Americans serving in high-profile government posts and ordered commercial flights grounded after the 9/11 terror attacks as the nation’s federal transportation secretary, died May 3. He was 90.May 3, 2022
The leadership of federal agencies will visit Capitol Hill over the next few weeks to defend their slice of the White House’s far-reaching budget plan.April 13, 2022
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a request for applications to serve on the agency’s truck leasing task force that will examine the fairness of lease and lease-purchase agreements.
Applicants are being sought to serve two-year terms on the new Women of Trucking Advisory Board of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to promote the role of women in trucking careers.
Executive Director of the Port of Long Beach, Mario Cordero, joins TT's Dan Ronan to discuss his current outlook on port operations, the fate of the proposed container dwell time fee, and what the planned $450 million in grants from USDOT means for U.S. ports.March 24, 2022
A branch of the U.S. Department of Transportation this month is reviving a research effort to help gain a better understanding of the features and purposes of commercial vehicles on the country’s roadways.February 1, 2022
WASHINGTON — The number of U.S. traffic deaths surged in the first nine months of 2021 to 31,720, the government reported Feb. 1, keeping up a record pace of increased dangerous driving during the coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Jan. 27 released a multibillion-dollar plan that calls for actions to address what it called “a national crisis in roadway fatalities and serious injuries.”
WASHINGTON — Ensuring the safety of motorists on the country’s roadways is the primary focus of the U.S. Department of Transportation as it implements policies specific to trucking in a new infrastructure law, senior department officials said.January 13, 2022