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.
A short guide to help state agencies collaborate in creating electric vehicle infrastructure has been published by a group of key national transportation, electric utility and energy groups.
Employers added more jobs than forecast and wages surged by the most in nearly a year, pointing to enduring inflation pressures that boost chances of higher interest rates from the Federal Reserve.
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s economy secretary on Dec. 1 proposed yet another round of talks with the United States on a dispute over Mexico’s energy sector.December 2, 2022
Transportation stakeholders are applauding the action by Congress to avert a nationwide freight rail strike, just weeks before Christmas.
Moving quickly to help avert a rail workers strike that would have cost the national economy an estimated $2 billion per day, the U.S. Senate on Dec. 1 advanced a tentative labor agreement between railroads and their employees.December 1, 2022
During the busy post-election lame duck session of Congress, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate called on colleagues to approve fiscal 2023 funding legislation.December 1, 2022
Thanks to the infrastructure funding bill, badly needed improvements to the nation’s roadways and bridges will be underway in large numbers next year. This work brings with it a corresponding increase in construction work zones, which demand caution from drivers passing through.