Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., this week introduced a bill that would double the federal gas tax and another to push the federal government to look further into raising highway construction funds on the basis of how far trucks travel.
US Transportation Policy
United States Environmental Protection Agency Honors Coalition for Responsible Transportation Members
Menlo's Carl R. Fowler Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce to Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness
22 Nov 2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed a series of highways to serve as a highway Primary Freight Network...
20 Nov 2013
U.S. Senate and House members began conferencing Wednesday on a long-delayed water resources bill they aim to send to President Obama by year-end.
18 Nov 2013
The U.S. Jones Act, which requires that U.S. domestic ocean cargo is carried from port to port in ships that are...
14 Nov 2013
The American Trucking Associations filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the New York State Thruway Authority of violating the constitution by diverting toll collections to tourism and recreational facilities along the authority’s historic canal system in upstate New York.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.