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House THUD Bill Boasts Trucking Reform Riders
House THUD Bill Boasts Trucking Reform Riders

July 11, 2017
The subcommittee draft for the next House transportation appropriations bill features several riders favored by trucking interests, including a long-sought...

DOT Report Rounds Up Truck Parking Solutions
DOT Report Rounds Up Truck Parking Solutions

July 10, 2017
A report on the first year’s activities of the public-private National Coalition on Truck Parking presents suggestions from trucking stakeholders from...

DOT’s Chao Wants Public to Help Cut Infrastructure Red Tape
DOT’s Chao Wants Public to Help Cut Infrastructure Red Tape

June 9, 2017
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has asked the public to comment “on ways to identify and reduce unnecessary regulatory obstacles that too often...

DOT Formalizes Regulatory Reform Effort
DOT Formalizes Regulatory Reform Effort

May 30, 2017
The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that Deputy Secretary Jeffrey Rosen will serve as DOT’s Regulatory Reform Officer and chairman of the...

Safety Schism: Truck Groups Draw Lines over ELD, Speed-Limiter Rules
Safety Schism: Truck Groups Draw Lines over ELD, Speed-Limiter Rules

April 13, 2017
A proxy war of words over how the Trump administration should approach existing and proposed truck-safety rules has erupted among some trucking and...

Chao Confirmed as Transportation Chief
Chao Confirmed as Transportation Chief

January 31, 2017
As expected, Elaine Chao was easily confirmed in largely bipartisan fashion on Jan. 31 as Secretary of Transportation by the U.S. Senate.

Chao Pitches Private Infrastructure Investment in Confirmation Hearing
Chao Pitches Private Infrastructure Investment in Confirmation Hearing

January 11, 2017
During her Senate confirmation hearing on Jan. 11, Elaine Chao unequivocally signaled her willingness to cooperate with Congress to enact the...

Shuster Returning as House Transportation Chairman
Shuster Returning as House Transportation Chairman

December 6, 2016
Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) has been selected by the House Republican Conference to again serve as Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Trump Picks Chao to Head DOT
Trump Picks Chao to Head DOT

November 29, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Elaine Chao to serve as secretary of transportation. She served as secretary of labor throughout President George...

DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects
DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects

September 7, 2016
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced on Sept. 7 that almost $800 million in inaugural FASTLANE federal grants has been awarded to 18...

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