Transportation is a key issue in state and government legislature and lobbying.
Transportation is a critical issue in state legislatures and Congress. The news is full of stories about how transportation affects our lives, from infrastructure projects to public transit. Stay updated on the latest transportation legislation news with our comprehensive coverage.
Photo credit: iStock.com/bernardbodo Several state legislatures across the country are clarifying laws regarding using wireless communication devices while driving a vehicle via hands-free device bans. State lawmakers are distinguishing between manually operating an electronic communication [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/현경_윤 Between 2018 and 2019, around 24 million students used a bus to get to school. The Environmental Protection agency has aimed to significantly reduce carbon emissions by promoting switching from diesel fuel [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Darren415 On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376) into law after the U.S. House and Senate passed the package in the first weeks of August. After over [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Darren415 On August 7, 2022, the U.S. Senate passed a landmark tax, climate, and healthcare bill, setting up the legislation for House approval and President Joe Biden’s signature. After over a year of negotiations, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/ABBPhoto In 2021, we discussed states regulating e-bikes, a topic that has continued into 2022 legislative sessions across the country as electric bicycles are becoming more popular and common on streets. In 2019, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/DarthArt Catalytic converters are a major component of a vehicle’s emissions system and reduce the amount of pollution emitted by the vehicle. Catalytic converters essentially can transform hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen oxides [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by julientromeur & TheDigitalArtist from Pixabay As we noted last year, autonomous vehicles (AVs) have automated driving systems that allow for self-driving, with little or no human input. [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by geralt and Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), speeding killed 9,478 people in 2019. NHTSA also reported that speeding had been [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by qimono, Josy_Dom_Alexis, stux, & OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), 29 people in the United States die every day in [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Gerd Altmann & Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay As DMGS noted previously, earmarks are making a return in the 117th Congress after a decade-long moratorium. Democrats in both chambers and House [...]
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