Transportation is a key issue in state and government legislature and lobbying.
Transportation is a key issue in state and government legislature and lobbying. From infrastructure projects to public transit, the news is full of stories about how transportation affects our lives. Stay up to date on the latest news about transportation legislation with our comprehensive coverage.
Photo credit: iStock.com/NongAsimo Catalytic converters are a very valuable car part located beneath most motor vehicles. The devices convert harmful pollutants in internal combustion engine (ICE) exhaust gases into less toxic ones. According to David [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/oxinoxi As we've noted in the past, electric bicycles are becoming increasingly popular, a billion-dollar industry in the United States. Advancements in electric vehicle technology continuously optimize electric bicycles as efficient, eco-friendly modes [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Michael Derrer Fuchs State legislatures are working to increase rail safety by improving current regulations and creating new policies to promote safer railroad practices. Such initiatives coincide with federal legislation introduced after hazardous [...]
Autonomous Vehicle Legislation: Integration of Self-Driving Cars for States
Photo credit: iStock.com/NatalyaBurova With the number of self-driving cars in the United States projected to be over 3.5 million by 2025, many state governments have begun to consider laws to regulate the use of this [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/ArtemisDiana Electric vehicles (EVs) have gained popularity in the automotive marketplace. Simultaneously, state governments that utilize thousands of motor vehicles for various government purposes every day are transitioning their public fleets to EVs. [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Nudphon Phuengsuwan “Peer-to-peer car sharing” refers to sharing privately-owned vehicles for money over an internet platform such as Turo, Getaround, or Zipcar. Similar to Airbnbs where individuals can rent out their homes, car [...]
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, [...]