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Philadelphia releases update on the successes, challenges of city’s transportation plan

October 20, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

Philadelphia’s Office of Transportation, Infrastructure and Sustainability (OTIS) recently released a report that examines progress toward goals it set in 2018. “In 2018, I committed my administration to work towards a future where our transportation system benefits everyone,” said Mayor […]


Industry, Policy, State & Local, Transportation & Infrastructure

Massachusetts DOT launches Infrastructure Funding Program

October 19, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) recently launched its 2021-2022 Infrastructure Funding Program through its Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program. “This program serves as a great resource for school communities to ensure that key infrastructure is in place to […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

US regulators seek answers from Tesla over lack of recall

October 13, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

U.S. safety investigators want to know why Tesla didn’t file recall documents when it updated Autopilot software to better identify parked emergency vehicles, escalating a simmering clash between the automaker and regulators. In a letter to Tesla, the National Highway […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Biden endorses electric vehicle tax credit

October 13, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

President Joe Biden endorsed legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) that would expand existing tax credits for electric vehicles during a visit to Michigan last week. The legislation, developed with Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), would extend current tax […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Transportation union urges Congress to pass infrastructure bill

October 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

In a letter to members of the House of Representatives, the Transportation Trades Department (TTD) of the AFL-CIO urged the two parties to come together and pass historic infrastructure investment bills. The TTD, as well as the 33 affiliated unions […]


Industry, IT Policy, Tech, Transportation & Infrastructure

New cybersecurity regulations released by TSA for trains and planes

October 7, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced new cybersecurity regulations for US railroad and airport operators on Wednesday. First reported by Reuters, the rules mandate that operators disclose any hacks, create cyberattack recovery programs and name a chief cyber official. The […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Senate Republicans, transportation industry urge House to pass infrastructure bill

September 28, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

As the U.S. House of Representatives moves to consider the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), President Joe Biden’s infrastructure investment plan, Senate Republicans and more than 100 industry organizations are urging the House to pass the bill. In a […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Rolls-Royce’s all-electric aircraft completes 15-minute maiden voyage

September 17, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Rolls-Royce, best known in aviation for its jet engines, has taken an all-electric airplane on its maiden voyage. The “Spirit of Innovation” completed a 15 minute flight, marking “the beginning of an intensive flight-testing phase in which we will be […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Iowa approves $1.5 million for six transit projects

September 16, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

The Iowa Transportation Commission recently approved $1.5 million through the state Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Fund to fund six public transit projects statewide. The fund, made available annually by the Iowa General Assembly, provides grants for new or improved facilities […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Toyota, Honda urge Congress to reject expanded tax incentive that would benefit Ford, GM, Stellantis

September 14, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Toyota Motor and Honda are urging legislators to reject a bill that would expand tax incentives for union-made electric vehicles that are built in the United States. The proposal – which Toyota blasted as “blatantly biased” and “exorbitant” in a […]