transportation policy

Senate Committee Adopts Meal, Rest Break Provision

Sen. Deb Fischer Fischer by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

A pre-emption provision meant to ensure nationwide uniformity of meal and rest break standards for motor carriers was attached to an aviation reauthorization bill a Senate panel approved June 29.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 29, 2017

Senate Committee Considers U.S. DOT Counsel Nominee

Bradley via C-SPAN

Washington lawyer Steven Bradbury will defend his nomination to the general counsel post at the U.S. Department of Transportation on June 28, the Senate Commerce Committee announced.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 26, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Regulators Scramble to Stay Ahead of Self-Driving Cars

Daimler AG

Self-driving cars are only starting to navigate the nation’s streets, but regulators are scrambling to catch up.

Nathan Bomey and Thomas Zambito | USA Today
June 26, 2017
Government, Business

Senators Unveil 6-Year Transportation Policy Bill

The leaders of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee introduced a six-year transportation policy measure June 23 that would pave the way for improvements along freight corridors and highway infrastructure projects.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 23, 2015