US Transportation Policy

US Transportation Policy

17 Oct 2014
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx used a ceremony highlighting the expansion of Port Newark Container Terminal to put in a plug for an Obama administration proposal to spend $302 billion over the next four years on transport infrastructure.
The press event for the Safe Skies Act of 2013 at the U.S. Capitol. Source: Coalition of Airline Pilots Association
14 Nov 2013
U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.; Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.; and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., have introduced the Safe Skies Act to ensure that America’s cargo plane pilots...
Natural gas tanks
08 Nov 2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has allocated $1.4 million for two projects that will collect information on the use of liquefied natural gas...
Snake River
06 Nov 2013
A federal judge has found the International Longshore and Warehouse Union in civil contempt of court for ignoring an order to stop waterborne picketing at grain barges.
Highway bridge under construction
30 Oct 2013
WASHINGTON — The messengers were more important than the message when a special House panel, following six months of hearings and logistics site visits, recommended spending more on freight transportation.
29 Oct 2013
The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation released its final report today on the current state of freight transportation...
federal budget
29 Oct 2013
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordrero warned Congress that continued tight budgets will harm the FMC’s ability to regulate the shipping industry, gather information and upgrade its information technology.
23 Oct 2013
WASHINGTON — The Senate and House are set to conference on a long-delayed water resources bill authorizing port and inland waterway projects after the lower chamber approved its version tonight 417-3.