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Sen. Cramer urges quick action on highway legislation  Transportation Today

U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) recently praised America's Transportation Act (ATIA), submitting comments from North Dakota residents, officials, and ...


$10 billion for climate resiliency included in new transport bill  ThinkProgress

A massive new transportation bill with bipartisan backing contains major climate change components in a historic first that could have implications for ...


Autonomous Vehicles: US Legal And Regulatory Landscape - Transport - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

Alabama has no laws or regulations concerning autonomous passenger vehicles. However, the state has passed legislation concerning autonomous truck ...


Calls for legislative change to limit citizen vehicle data collection and use in Australia  ZDNet

The National Transport Commission has asked for a reform, requiring states and territories to agree to broad principles on limiting government collection, use, ...


Renewed Interest In Autonomous Vehicle Legislation - Transport - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

Autonomous vehicle (AV) legislation has been active at the federal and state levels. Congress recently revisited federal autonomous vehicle legislation, after last ...


Senators Tout VMT Absent Fix for Highway Trust Fund  Transport Topics Online

A $287 billion highway bill the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee easily advanced last month is notable for several big-picture proposals.


Autonomous Vehicles Federal Policy Developments - Transport - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

Based on recent activity in Washington, D.C., it is possible that we will see developments this fall related to autonomous vehicles (AV) policy. United States ...


Anti-abortion groups rally after decriminalisation bill delayed until September  The Guardian

A vote on the bill to decriminalise abortion had been expected this week but opponents have campaigned furiously against it.


Jim Dey | Durbin to Supreme Court on gun-rights case: Back off or else  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

The U.S. Supreme Court hasn't heard a major gun-rights case in nine years. But that may — or may not — change during its upcoming term because of a ...


German government enters crunch time on climate challenge  Clean Energy Wire

The Fridays for Future movement is planning a global climate strike for 20 September - the very same day the German government aims to make major climate ...


Trump scheming to ship volatile liquid gas by train across US  People's World

WASHINGTON—Remember the Lac-Megantic rail disaster in Quebec six years ago? Donald Trump apparently doesn't, but rail workers, citizens and lawmakers ...


Dog Down: Effort Helps Emergency Medical Staff Treat Law Enforcement K-9s  Nature World News

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Recognizing a gap in care for law enforcement K-9s injured on the job, a team of veterinarians, emergency medical services experts and ...


Oil Companies Persuade States to Make Pipeline Protests a Felony  Bloomberg

After protesters disrupted construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota by chaining themselves to construction equipment and pitching tents along the route, oil ...


Industry Flexes Political Muscle in States to Criminalize Aggressive Pipeline Protests  Insurance Journal

After protesters disrupted construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota by chaining themselves to construction equipment and pitching tents along the.


SENATOR LINDA STEWART RE-FILES LEGISLATION REQUIRING CHILD CARE TRANSPORT VEHICLE ALARMS  Orlando Political Observer

ORLANDO – Senator Linda Stewart (D-Orlando) received an official bill number for re-filed legislation on alarms for child care vehicles. The bill, Child Care ...


Shipping emissions: Shore power set back by insufficient legislation, high electricity costs  JOC.com

Global shore power could significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but faces significant hurdles to implementation due to a lack of national ...


How the new Motor Vehicles Act puts us on the road to safety  Moneycontrol

The new legislation addresses a gamut of issues impacting road safety.As far as road safety is concerned, discipline is imperative.


Transport Ministry: Hundreds of cameras installed in Jamaica  WIC News

Hundreds of cameras have been installed across the island by the Government, in keeping with the proposed electronic surveillance system to help reduce ...


European airlines face turbulence as continent gets tougher on emissions  The Mainichi

BRUSSELS -- An ill wind blows for the airline industry in Europe. Moves by ecologists to refrain from flying as a way to combat climate change is beco.


ATA Reaffirms Opposition to Side Underride Guard Legislation  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Legislation that would require the installation of side underride guards on heavy trucks is not ...


Unseen Impacts of Opioid Epidemic: More Autopsies, Staff Shortages and Transporting the Dead  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

One of the angles of the opioid epidemic we don't often hear about is what happens to the bodies of those who become overtaken by addiction. West Virginia.


Climate Change Is Harming Nation's Roadways Says Proposed Senate Bill On Infrastructure  KRCC

A bipartisan bill is moving forward through the Senate. It specifically tackles the impacts of climate change on our nation's roads and bridges.


3 Sixty Secure Reports Record $7.55 Million in Revenue in the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2019; Provides Operational Update and 2020 Full Year Guidance  GlobeNewswire

ALMONTE, Ontario, Aug. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --. Quarterly revenue increased to $7.55 million, a 119% increase over Q1 2019; Sequential organic ...


Air pollution: Could a fuel duty hike and EV tax breaks help clean up our air?  www.businessgreen.com

Does the UK need a Committee on Air Pollution? Think tank Bright Blue sets out policy menu for tackling air pollution crisis.


SA’s new traffic demerits system, the Aarto Bill, signed into law  Citizen

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Bill into law. The bill, which can be read in full here, was ...


Grant Shapps appointed Transport Secretary  FleetNews

Grant Shapps has been appointed as secretary of state for Transport in a new cabinet led by Boris Johnson.


Pair of Senators Introduce Speed-Limiter Legislation for Heavy Trucks  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A bipartisan bill that aims to require speed limiters on heavy trucks has been introduced in the ...


House Transportation Leader DeFazio Offers Infrastructure Legislation Roadmap  Transport Topics Online

Speaking to reporters at a conference hosted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials on Feb. 27, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.)


Hundreds of Surveillance Cameras Installed Islandwide  Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Hundreds of cameras have been installed across the island by the Government, in keeping with the proposed electronic surveillance system to help reduce ...


Sen. Ed Markey, Rep. Steve Cohen Introduce 'Complete Streets' Legislation  Transport Topics Online

Establishing a nationwide mandate to ensure municipalities design streets with every user in mind is the essence of legislation a group of federal lawmakers ...


​Kenney slams Legault on equalization comments: 'If you want to benefit from our oil and gas wealth, stop blocking pipelines' | Regulatory  JWN

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shot back at Quebec Premier Francois Legault on Monday as the two legislators continue to spar...


Oregon House Passes Bill To Transport Cannabis Across State Lines  OPB News

The Oregon House passed a bill Tuesday that makes it legal to transport cannabis across state lines. But trading isn't about to happen anytime soon. Senate Bill ...


Fiscal 2020 Transportation Funding Bill Advances in US House  Transport Topics Online

Funding for highway safety programs and grants for infrastructure projects nationwide advanced in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 25.


Iowa Rep. Abby Finkenauer Introduces Biodiesel Tax Credit Legislation  Transport Topics Online

Bipartisan legislation that would extend the biodiesel tax credit by two years was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. Iowa Democrat Rep.


K92 Mining Inc. Provides an Update on Trading Activity  Junior Mining Network

TSX VENTURE: KNT www.k92mining.com. Mr. John Lewins reports: VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- K92 Mining Inc.


House Funding Leaders Easily Advance Fiscal 2020 Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would increase funding for infrastructure grants and the agency overseeing trucking regulations was easily approved by a subcommittee in the ...


CCA Report: CCA releases priorities document ahead of federal election  Canadian Cattlemen

It's been a busy few months for the Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA). Since my last column, CCA has released its priorities document with.


Smoking at home in Thailand has been banned from today  The Thaiger

The ban on smoking at home in Thailand comes into effect today. From today people can be prosecuted for “domestic abuse” by lighting up a cigarette inside a ...


California Legislation to Codify ABC Employee-Contractor Test Gains Approval of State Assembly  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Legislation has passed in California's State Assembly that would mandate use of the so-called ...


Legislation May Allow Interstate Transport of Hemp in Idaho  U.S. News & World Report

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation that will allow the interstate transport of hemp and a hemp-derived extract called CBD through Idaho — where it's illegal — has ...


Jumps in air ambulance charges may help Senate's balance billing ban  ModernHealthcare.com

Median charges for air ambulance services compared to Medicare rates soared by 46% to 61% from 2012 to 2016.


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 ...


House legislation would bar USDOT from permitting foreign airlines which undermine labor standards  Transportation Today

The Fair and Open Skies Act was introduced in the House this week, pledging to prohibit the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) from granting foreign ...


Mental health transport eyed in legislation  Cleveland Daily Banner

The issue of law enforcement agencies transporting people in need of mental services is drawing attention across Tennessee. According to Bradley County ...


Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Expands Road-Usage Charge Program  Transport Topics Online

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation that will expand the state's voluntary road usage charge program, known as OReGO.


Infrastructure Bill Possible With Trump, Congressional Leadership, Chamber Says  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — With the next round of infrastructure talks between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expected later this month, an ...


Committee Passes Hoeven's Tribal Road Safety Enhancement Legislation  United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today announced that the Committee has approved S.


Proposed Legislation Seeks a Mandate for Heavy Trucks to Install Side Underguards — Again  Transport Topics Online

Companion bipartisan bills have been reintroduced in the U.S. Senate and House that call for a new regulation that would require trucks weighing more than ...


Department For Transport Asks Stakeholders Today Whether U.K. Should Legalize E-Scooters  Forbes

The U.K.'s Department for Transport (DfT) is meeting with stakeholders on July 15 to gauge views on whether e-scooters should be legalized for use in ...


Infrastructure Grants, Resiliency Advance in Fiscal 2020 House Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — A transportation funding bill that would provide grants for multimodal projects and promote nationwide resilience in new infrastructure was ...


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.


Senate Panel Advances Diesel Emissions Legislation  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that aims to facilitate emissions reduction from diesel engines was easily approved April 10 by the committee that oversees surface transportation ...


Tougher going for errant drivers | Pretoria News  Independent Online

Mbalula welcomes traffic offences Act; says it will make roads safer.


Oregon House Passes Oil Train Safety Regulations  OPB News

After three failed attempts, Oregon lawmakers appear poised to pass a bill regulating the transport of oil by rail through the state. House Bill 2209 passed the ...


Infrastructure Bill Should Pave Way for Modernization, Holmes Norton Says  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — In early April, on the eve of a congressional hearing on highway safety, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton visited constituents in a revitalized ...


Mbalula hails unpopular Aarto Bill as a victory in the battle against road deaths  Citizen

The law is controversial, but the minister says it's necessary and that citizens he have told about it are largely enthusiastic. Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on ...


ATA Launches Campaign to Promote Infrastructure Deal  Transport Topics Online

American Trucking Associations has formally launched its campaign in support of a federal infrastructure funding package. The purpose of the campaign is to ...


Construction, Business Stakeholders Renew Push for Infrastructure Bill  Transport Topics Online

Groups representing the construction and business sectors are ramping up their calls for congressional action on an infrastructure measure this year.


20 public bodies pressing for restrictions on public right to know  The Ferret

Twenty public bodies have urged MSPs to weaken freedom of information law by increasing charges, widening exemptions and relaxing deadlines.


Transportation Investment Bills Can Succeed With Officials' Support, Experts Say  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Support from state and local officials is vital for the success of transportation funding measures, according to road building experts.


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 ...


Virginia Lawmakers Strike Tolling Plan From I-81 Bills  Transport Topics Online

Legislation outlining an improvement program for Interstate 81 in Virginia has been amended to exclude plans for tolls along the route. Four lawmakers ...


Rep. Sam Graves: August Do-or-Die Month for Infrastructure Bill in 2019  Transport Topics Online

The leadership of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will be on hand to offer guidance when the House Ways and Means panel meets March 6 to ...


Rail News - Transport Canada proposes regs for locomotive video, voice recorders. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

Railroad industry news about: Transport Minister Marc Garneau, Transport Canada, rail safety regulations, locomotive voice and video recorders. From the ...


Federal Legislation To Facilitate Interstate Marijuana Commerce Introduced  NORML Blog

Today, Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Earl Blumenauer introduced legislation to allow for interstate commerce when it comes to state-legal cannabis ...


Legislation opens Iowa roads for autonomous vehicles | Government and Politics  Quad City Times

DES MOINES — Autonomous vehicles are one turn of the wheel closer to rolling down Iowa highways.


Livestock haulers legislation reintroduced  Feedstuffs

House and Senate introduce companion bills to offer relief of Hours-of- *Service* rules.


Coalition Pushes for Federal Excise Tax Repeal on New Trucks  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A group of stakeholders is pushing for the congressional repeal of the federal excise tax on the ...


Cow that escaped slaughter inspires legislation  NorthJersey.com

Brianna, the cow that escaped slaughter by jumping from the second level of a cattle transport trailer and gave birth days later at a sanctuary, has inspired ...


Legislation to Relieve Regulatory Burden on Livestock Haulers  AgNet West

Legislation was recently introduced in Congress that would hep ease some of the regulatory burdens that livestock haulers are required to...


Senate committee to produce highway policy bill before August recess  Roads & Bridges

The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee recently announced plans to unveil a major highway policy bill prior to a Congressional recess in ...


Congress' 'Problem Solvers' Tackle Infrastructure Policy  Transport Topics Online

Although President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats hit the pause button on infrastructure policy discussions earlier this year, a bipartisan group of ...


No-deal Brexit preparations: the leaked Operation Yellowhammer document  The Times

Base ScenarioWhen the UK ceases to be a member of the European Union in October 2019, all rights and reciprocal arrangements with the EU end.The UK ...


Senate surprise-billing legislation advances  Becker's Hospital Review

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee passed bipartisan legislation June 26 that includes a measure to end surprise medical bills, ...


Time to fast-track infrastructure legislation | TheHill  The Hill

To meet the requirements of international trade, a well-maintained infrastructure is paramount.


Lawmakers reintroduce bill to reform HOS, ELD rules for livestock, insect and agricultural haulers  Safety+Health magazine

Washington — Sens. John Hoeven (R-ND) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) have reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would require the secretary of ...


Can you carry CBD oil on a plane? Maybe. Here's what new TSA rules  Los Angeles Times

Hey, did you hear that the Transportation Security Administration is going to allow you to carry CBD oil in your carry-on bag and your suitcase? That's a wow.


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 ...


No legal hemp for Idaho this year, after House rejects Senate’s amendments  Idaho Statesman

Idaho legislature: Hemp still illegal in Idaho, interstate transport from other states, Canada will be legal with an Idaho permit.


House Energy and Commerce Republicans request bipartisan self-driving vehicle legislation  Transportation Today

Joining with subcommittee leaders, House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) dispatched a letter this week to ...


Constance demands fellow Berejiklian minister 'explain' himself  Sydney Morning Herald

A public stoush has erupted between senior ministers in the Berejiklian government as the fallout over decriminalising abortion continues to divide the Coalition.


Automotive Service Association criticizes Louisiana legislation attempting to remove vehicle inspection requirements  Transportation Today

A new bill introduced in Louisiana is sparking controversy over changes it would make to vehicular inspection requirements. © Shutterstock. Such inspections ...


Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announces legislative changes to program  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - Big changes are coming to rules regarding medical marijuana. On Tuesday, the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority says it is currently ...


Micromobility: Electric Scooters for Zero Emissions in Smart Cities  Interesting Engineering

Electric scooters are illegal in the U.K. Should they be legalized to contribute to the zero emissions global goal?


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 ...


ARTBA Chairman Bob Alger Calls on Congress to Restore Highway Trust Fund  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Congress needs to restore a federal highway account headed toward insolvency to provide ...


Cummins Executive to US House Panel: Investments in Low-Emissions Technologies Critical  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Federal policymakers crafting comprehensive transportation legislation should ...


The cost of Luxembourg's free public transport plan  BBC News

From March next year, commuters in the tiny nation will not be charged for trips on its trains, trams and buses. Marc Auxenfants crunches the numbers of such a ...


Legislation Changes the Face of Russia's Maritime Industry  The Maritime Executive

2018 was a crucial year for water transport, shipbuilding and port industries in Russia, with key pe...


Idaho hemp legislation dead after House kills bill  Idaho Statesman

The Idaho House has voted to kill hemp legislation after the Senate added amendments that lawmakers say turned it into a decision to create a state plan for ...


BNSF responds to Pacific Northwest legislation targeting crude-by-rail  FreightWaves

As state legislatures react to the growing volumes of crude oil being transported by rail in the Pacific Northwest, their responses will continue to bump up against ...


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 ...


Under new state legislation, electric bikes and scooters could be coming to Albany  Albany Business Review

The Capital District Transportation Authority has repeatedly expressed interest in adding e-bikes to the CDPHP Cycle bike share, which the CDTA operates.


Air Ambulance Providers Seek Improved Federal Payment System  Rotor & Wing International

By Frank Wolfe | April 5, 2019. Send Feedback | @fwolfe18 · Emergency Medical *Service*. An MD 902 Explorer Helicopter in *service* with the London Air ...


New York City Changes Firearms Transport Policy Before SCOTUS Review  The Daily Caller

New York City decided to change a portion of its gun laws related to the transport of firearms just a few months after the Supreme Court decided to review a ...


Legislation grants Rosatom control of the Russian Arctic  Bellona

Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has been granted control over the Arctic Northern Sea Route, advancing its aim of becoming the sole operator on ...


Column: Opponents launch constitutional attack on laws to end surprise medical bills  Los Angeles Times

Conservatives are challenging laws aimed at halting surprise medical bills by raising constitutional issues.


Congress Weighs Measures To Reign In Surprise Medical Bills : Shots - Health News  NPR

Lawmakers are discussing several measures to solve the problem of unexpected medical bills, which can wreak havoc on patients' lives. Here's our guide to the ...


E-Scooters Could Be Legalized As U.K. Reviews 1835 Law That Stymied The Segway  Forbes

U.K. government is to review a 184-year-old law that prevents e-scooters being street-legal. £90 million to be spent on "micromobility" trials.


Washington governor signs bill with new Bakken crude oil requirements  Bismarck Tribune

The governor of Washington state signed a bill Thursday with new requirements for Bakken crude oil shipped by rail, setting up a likely legal battle with North ...


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