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Ireland readies 'mega' no-deal Brexit legislation package  Reuters

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland will begin pushing through a “mega” package of legislation next month to deal with the fallout from a no-deal Brexit if there is still a ...


Inside track: Transport, Shipping & Logistics - 16 January 2019  Lexology

Modernised heavy vehicle access - backed by the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government, to slash agricultural industry red tape and boost business…


Protect access to emergency air medical services — lives depend on it  Des Moines Register

Column: Holiday drunk driving endangers lives. Without emergency air *service* for accident victims, the toll would be even higher. helicopter-ambulance_large.


Upgrade us to deal with Uber war and bad image: taxi industry  South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's taxi industry has made a desperate appeal to the government for an operations upgrade as competition from a proposed premium taxi scheme ...


PITTSBURGH GUN LEGISLATION: DA: Proposed Pittsburgh gun legislation would be found unconstitutional | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

Proposed gun legislation in the city of Pittsburgh cannot be legally passed, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala said in a letter to city council.


Just six pieces of legislation on Dáil priority list this term, Taoiseach says  The Irish Times

Varadkar rejects Micheál Martin claim Government showing public 'lack of respect'


Legislature considers abortion regulations | Health  Jackson Hole News&Guide

Two bills introduced in the Wyoming House of Representatives seek tighter regulations on abortion.


USPS cancels Bypass Mail pilot project at last moment  Alaskajournal.com

Workers load Bypass Mail cargo onto an Alaska Airline jet at the Deadhorse airport in this file photo. The Postal *Service* has scrapped a pilot project to have ...


Brexit dominating Government's legislative plan for spring  BreakingNews.ie

Preparing for Brexit has dominated the Government's legislative plan for the spring. Chief Whip Sean Kyne said the legislative programme covers only the period ...


Treyger, Deutsch, Brannan All Play Role In GPS School Bus Legislation  Kings County Politics

Keeping track of where school children are on school buses just got easier thanks to the city council, but keeping track of who actually was behind the legislation ...


626 organizations back legislation to address climate change  Treehugger

“As the world teeters on the brink of climate catastrophe, we're calling on Congress to take large-scale action,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for ...


Ryan Doesn't Mention Infrastructure in Farewell Address  Transport Topics Online

In a farewell address Dec. 19 to the nation that highlighted ongoing concerns over immigration and celebrated the passage of legislation about tax and energy ...


Progress in Irish plans for no-deal Brexit - Coveney  RTE.ie

The Tánaiste has said the Government today progressed its plans for a no-deal Brexit in the areas of transport and medicines. Simon Coveney said that while all ...


St. Mary's County lawmakers field legislative farm bureau questions  SoMdNews.com

The St. Mary's County Farm Bureau shared agricultural concerns with Southern Maryland lawmakers Friday night at its annual legislative dinner in Leonardtown.


Smart transport needs data sharing  ITProPortal

Across the globe, technology companies and multi-stakeholder, cross-industry groups are investing money and time into exploring an innovation that is rapidly ...


Incongruent Rules Threaten EASA Certification of Russian Jets  Aviation International News

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has warned Moscow that a number of discrepancies in current European and Russian airworthiness legislation ...


Trump, Congress Eye Possibility of Infrastructure Bill in 2019  Transport Topics Online

While the new Congress and the White House kick off 2019 in the midst of a partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump and the leadership of the ...


The top 10 issues to watch in Colorado's 2019 legislative session  The Colorado Sun

Here's a look at the top 10 issues in the 2019 Colorado legislative session.


SG Capital Management LLC Buys New Stake in Marten Transport, Ltd (MRTN)  Fairfield Current

SG Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with ...


'Substantial Damage' To Electric Bike Market If European Parliament Votes For Compulsory Insurance  Forbes

The European Commission will soon vote on whether e-bike riders will need motor-vehicle-style third-party liability insurance. If the vote is carried those riders ...


Lawmakers introduce comprehensive pipeline legislative package | Local News  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER — State Sens. Andy Dinniman, D-19, and Tom Killion, R-9, announced Wednesday that they have introduced a comprehensive legislative ...


Government unveils national air cargo policy  Economic Times

MUMBAI: The government Tuesday unveiled its much-awaited national air cargo policy, which seeks to make India among the top five air freight markets by ...


Ottawa bus crash reinforces need for higher standards, safety board says  CBC News

Friday's fatal bus crash in Ottawa underscores the need for higher safety standards on large buses, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada ...


New Laws 2019: Illinois laws that take effect January 1  WLS-TV

With the start of the New Year always comes a new set of laws to obey. Read a complete list here, and see the top new Illinois laws for 2019.


Stalemate Results in Partial Government Shutdown  Transport Topics Online

The federal government has partially shut down after lawmakers failed to pass a spending bill because of an impasse with President Donald Trump over his ...


Virginia's Democratic Governor's Anti-Gun Package Is Straight-Up Confiscation  Townhall

Elections have consequences and all elections matter, especially at the state and local level. For nearly ten years, the Virginia Republican Party has yet to win ...


Government launches world leading plan to tackle air pollution  GOV.UK

Government has launched an ambitious new strategy to clean up our air and save lives.


The government's new Clean Air Strategy - what's wrong with it?  Greenpeace UK

Amid our growing air pollution crisis the Government have today announced their grand plan to tackle air pollution. In it are welcome recognition of the scale of ...


Government says vote ‘increases risk of disorderly Brexit’  The Irish Times

Ministers outlines no-deal Brexit contingency plans.


What is Happening with Brexit?  Transport and Logistics Middle East

The departure of the UK from the European Union is causing widespread uncertainty after a deal focussed on a smooth exit was voted down by the UK House of ...


Transport legislation and training | Article | KHL  KHL Group

Initiatives are underway on both sides of the Atlantic lobbying rule makers to abolish unnecessary barriers to raising safety standards and to trade. Christian ...


Truckers Say They Already Pay Fair Share for Connecticut Roads in Data Release  Yankee Institute

Governor-elect Ned Lamont has reiterated his call to toll trucks as a way to raise revenue for state transportation costs but truckers and trucking companies are ...


What to do if a customer complaint reaches stalemate  Access and Mobility Professional

BHTA's director of governance and policy outline what steps mobility retailers can take when they have reached stalemate on a customer complaint.


Moving forward with an open exchange of ideas  Global Railway Review

Executive Director of CER writes that 2018 saw mixed results for transport legislation, however there's great hope for 2019.


Farm Legislation Clears Congress, Moves to Trump's Desk  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. House on Dec. 12 passed a farm policy deal, clearing the five-year measure for President Donald Trump's signature. The expansive legislation ...


Northwest Territories considers following prairie trend for mandatory truck driver training  CBC.ca

The N.W.T. government has proposed new mandatory training for some Northwest Territories truck drivers, something that could increase fees for customers, ...


Senate-Passed Transportation Funding Bill Includes $1 Billion in Infrastructure Grants  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would provide $1 billion in infrastructure grants and would extend the electronic logging device waiver for livestock haulers for the next fiscal ...


New Pa. law provides reimbursement for non-transport calls  EMS1.com

Act 103 of 2018 requires insurance companies and Medicaid to reimburse EMS agencies for calls where the EMS provider treated the patient without transport.


'Take the backstop out': Boris Johnson says Brexit deal can still be made  Irish Examiner

Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said the backstop needs to "come out" of Thresea May's Withdrawal Agreement with the EU in order to allow ...


Federal Standard on Autonomous Vehicle Technology Is Needed, Rep. Latta Says  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Congress needs to ensure autonomous vehicle technology operates under a national directive instead of a patchwork of guidelines from the ...


More creative ideas needs to combat the curse of cars  The Star

Bad parking annoys everyone but when it causes a danger or affects trade, it starts to really damage a neighbourhood.


Connected car legislation must put EU transport goals in the fast lane  Ericsson

Digitisation is driving the most significant period of change in the automotive industry since the introduction of the moving assembly line in 1913. Today, millions ...


Senate Still Reviewing FAA Bill That Contains Trucking-Related Issues as Deadline Nears  Transport Topics Online

Proponents of a bill that includes language to ensure nationwide uniformity of meal-and-rest-break rules for truck drivers are racing against the clock to advance ...


Placing more regulations on air medical services would be bad for patients  STAT

One bill now in Congress could make Medicare payments for air medical transport fairer. Another proposed bill could create a crazy quilt of regulations that ...


Senate Clears Water Infrastructure Bill for Trump's Signature  Transport Topics Online

A water infrastructure policy measure easily cleared the U.S. Senate on Oct. 10, and it's ready for President Donald Trump's signature. The legislation, passed ...


Ukraine: Expert mission on legislation needed for accident investigation in inland and maritime transport  UNIAN

On September 17–21, experts from Italy and Lithuania will visit Ukraine to meet with the country's officials from the State *Service* for Transport Safety. The aim is ...


Autonomous Vehicle Policy Legislation Awaits Senate Action  Transport Topics Online

Legislation meant to facilitate the development of self-driving cars awaiting floor consideration in the Senate is among the measures on the chamber's docket ...


Congress Clears Fiscal 2019 Spending Bill for Trump's Signature  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would ensure funding for several federal agencies in fiscal 2019, which begins Oct. 1, and keep funding flowing through early December for the ...


New Va. law gives patients choice of ambulance vs. air ambulance transport  EMS1.com

A new law will allow patients to decide if they want to be transported by ambulance or by helicopter if their injuries are not severe enough to need an air.


Driverless Car Makers Want Congress to Free Them From State Oversight  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — As Silicon Valley and automakers attempt to steer the nation toward a future of driverless vehicles, a group of influential lawmakers remains ...


U.S. Senate approves legislation to oversee U.S. air traffic, drones  Reuters

Airline passengers can no longer be removed from flights under legislation that passed the Senate on Wednesday, while the government will write new rules to ...


Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Touts Department's Approach to Autonomous Policy  Transport Topics Online

An update of federal guidelines on autonomous technology that would encompass trucks, transit systems, infrastructure, cars and other modes of transportation ...


New Legislation To Revolutionize EV Charging In The UK  CleanTechnica

New legislation has been enacted in the UK, to enshrine the requirements for electric vehicle charging, and autonomous vehicles into law.


Transport safety rules for trucks and trains have been sidelined under President Trump  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is putting the brakes on attempts to address dangerous safety problems from speeding tractor-trailers to sleepy ...


Senate's Turn to Vote on Water Infrastructure Package  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. Senate is expected to take up as early as this month House-passed legislation that would authorize projects designed to improve infrastructure at ports, ...


Senate Bill Would Ease HOS, ELD Demands on Livestock Haulers  Transport Topics Online

A bipartisan group of senators recently introduced a bill that would relax both electronic logging device and hours-of-*service* requirements for livestock haulers.


New York City Is Thriving. Why Is Transport Such a Nightmare?  The New York Times

New York is one of the most prosperous cities in the world, yet it has one of the world's most dysfunctional transportation systems. Delays plague the subway a ...


SC lawmakers drafting new legislation after two women drowned in a sheriff's van  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — State lawmakers are drafting legislation to change the way mental health patients are transported in South Carolina after two women drowned ...


Inside track: Transport, Shipping & Logistics: Media releases, reports, cases and legislation - Transport - Australia  Mondaq News Alerts

The update includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to transport, shipping & logistics. Australia Transport Holding Redlich 14 Dec ...


​Australia to draft new laws allowing autonomous vehicles  ZDNet

Nationwide legislation is expected to be in place come 2020.


Georgia passes landmark legislation for regional transit; prepare for ‘The ATL’  Curbed Atlanta

It's official: The region's various transit agencies will operate under a unified name by 2023.


House OKs Bill to Delay TWIC Deployment at High-Risk Facilities  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation calling for a delay in deploying thousands of biometric readers for transportation security cards at ...


When it Comes to Autonomous Cars, the Department of Transportation Says ‘Drivers’ Don’t Have to Be Human  WIRED

To get there, though, the trucks have to be legal drivers, all by themselves. And they have to be able to drive everywhere freight goes. (So, everywhere.) ...


Democrats Set 2019 Priorities  Transport Topics Online

Earlier this year, House Democrats proposed a $1 trillion infrastructure package that would aim to restore and maintain environmental protections and labor ...


Senate Bill Would Ease HOS, ELD Demands for Ag Haulers  Transport Topics Online

A bipartisan group of senators recently introduced a bill that would relax both electronic logging device and hours-of-*service* requirements for livestock haulers.


SC bans transportation of extracted coal lying at various sites in Meghalaya  Devdiscourse

The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned the transportation of extracted coal lying at various sites in Meghalaya which has had no success in rescuing 15 miners ...


House Panel Advances Meal, Rest Break Provision in Funding Bill  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would aim to ensure nationwide uniformity for meal-and-rest-break laws for truckers easily advanced through a House funding subcommittee ...


Aviation Bill With Trucking Meal, Rest Break Language Yet to Reach Senate Floor  Transport Topics Online

An aviation policy bill that has yet to reach the floor in the U.S. Senate includes a key trucking provision, and is among the policy priorities for members of ...


Trump Orders 5% Federal Budget Cuts  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. Department of Transportation and other federal agencies have to come up with a 5% reduction in their budgets for next year, President Donald Trump ...


House Democrats to Push Infrastructure  Transport Topics Online

A long-term infrastructure funding measure and increased oversight of the Trump administration will be priorities the new Democratic leadership in the U.S. ...


New plans to update road safety laws to protect cyclists and pedestrians  GOV.UK

Consultation to look at whether a new offence equivalent to causing death by careless or dangerous driving should be introduced for dangerous cyclists.


Paving The Way for Public Autonomous Mobility  Interesting Engineering

Mobility as a *Service* (MaaS) is increasingly becoming an attractive option for urban public transportation in smart cities around the world. Driverless public ...


Legislation Would Provide Ag Haulers Some Relief  Farm Bureau News

Recently introduced bills address some of the unique challenges of transporting agricultural products and livestock.


Europe on the Move: Commission completes its agenda for safe, clean and connected mobility | Mobility and Transport  EU News

The Juncker Commission is undertaking the third and final set of actions to modernise Europe's transport system. In his State of the Union address of September ...


NJ's Medicaid Transportation System in Line for Major Overhaul  NJ Spotlight

Program that uses private drivers and shuttle for nonemergency rides has been long criticized. Lawmakers want more inspections, better records, bigger fines.


McCaskill to introduce air ambulance legislation following local reporting  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Contact 2 has investigated insurance denials on air ambulance claims for several years. On Thursday, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill will introduce ...


New City Council legislation may make L train shutdown less painful  Curbed NY

The New York City Council passed legislation earlier today that will look to make the impending L train shutdown a little less painful for commuters. The Council ...


Bill would let EMS charge for non-transport calls  Indiana Gazette

HARRISBURG — A proposal to allow ambulance companies to bill insurance companies and Medicaid for providing medical care to all patients, regardless of ...


Electric Scooters Go Up Against U.K. Highways Act of 1835  Bloomberg

Hi everyone, it's Nate in London, and I'm terribly annoyed today.


Legislation introduce to study trucking regulations reform  National Hog Farmer

The bill also suspends the ELD regulation for commercial motor vehicles hauling livestock, insects or perishable agricultural commodities.


'We don't have to rush our trucks legislation', warns MEP  EURACTIV

The head of the European Parliament's environment committee has urged her MEP colleagues not to rush the adoption of new EU rules on heavy-duty vehicle ...


Maritime transport: Commission refers Ireland to the Court for failing to correctly implement safety legislation  EU News

European Commission - Press Release details page - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 July 2018 Commission refers Ireland to the Court.


New Ohio laws cracking down on 'distracted driving' take effect Monday  WCPO

CINCINNATI -- Distracted driving is about to become a costlier offense on Ohio roads. Effective Monday, new regulations and penalties went into effect ...


State legislation may offer solutions to EMS funding woes  LancasterOnline

The emergency medical services system has evolved over the last few decades from a means of rapid transportation with minimal medical intervention to a ...


Big Data Analytics And Autonomous Vessels – When Will Legislation Catch Up? - Transport - UK  Mondaq News Alerts

Big analytics will also encourage the development of automated procedures and advanced technologies such as Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships UK ...


Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs Highway Project Reporting Bill  Transport Topics Online

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will change the way it budgets and reports highway project costs as the result of a new law signed by Gov.


EU to phase out palm oil from transport fuel by 2030  Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU negotiators on Thursday agreed to phase out the use of palm oil in transport fuels from 2030, setting up a clash with producer ...


Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans  Forbes

Two Democratic U.S. senators filed legislation on Wednesday that would effectively legalize medical marijuana for military veterans and let government doctors ...


Medicare transport pay cuts threaten dialysis patients' care  EMS1.com

Transportation services are concerned that dialysis patients will lose access to care after Medicare announced they will reduce reimbursement for.


Scooters: We answer your questions about this latest transportation trend  Washington Post

Almost overnight, electric scooters have seemingly become ubiquitous on streets and sidewalks in cities across the United States. From joyriding teens to ...


T&I Chairman Shuster Nears Retirement  Transport Topics Online

The Shuster congressional dynasty is nearing its end. After nearly two decades in Congress, Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Bill Shuster will at month's end ...


Trump's infrastructure plan hits a dead end | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump's legislative framework for a sweeping overhaul of the nation's infrastructure appears all but dead in Congress.


ELD, Hours of Service Fixes for Livestock Haulers Proposed by Senators  AgWeb

Eleven Senators proposed a bipartisan bill that would help alleviate the strain of transportation laws such as the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) and hours of ...


House Passes FAA Bill With Trucking Meal, Rest Break Provision  Transport Topics Online

An aviation reauthorization bill with a provision that would ensure nationwide uniformity for meal-and-rest-break rules for truckers was advanced by the U.S. ...


Springs that feed Belubula River to be 'plugged'? Gold miner's contentious proposition  Blayney Chronicle

DUB Price “lives and breathes” the Belubula River, running a herd of 800 to 1000 grassfed Angus and 600 Dohne ewes. The river cuts through his property, ...


West Virginia Transportation Secretary: Benefits of $2.8 Billion Road Plan Already Happening  Transport Topics Online

West Virginia Transportation Secretary Tom Smith told state legislators Jan. 29 that West Virginia drivers are already beginning to notice road improvements as ...


Now Law, Five-Year FAA Bill Paves Way for Industry Stability  Aviation International News

Air transport industry groups applaud end to four-year fight over agency reauthorization.


Transitioning from niche to reality: revised EU legislation can foster mass replication of electric bus success stories  Bellona

No rush of hot, dirty air from the back of this bus Credit: Thinkstock. Buses carry around half of all public transport passengers, accounting for around 8% of the ...


London sets out safety-first plan for regulating ride-sharing  TechCrunch

After London sent ripple's of shock through Silicon Valley last year by denying Uber a renewal of its private hire vehicle license, the city's transport regulator is ...


Bipartisan Human Trafficking Legislation Advances to White House  Transport Topics Online

Bipartisan legislation designed to exclude from the trucking industry those involved in human trafficking was advanced to the White House Dec. 21.


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