The Obama administration has been floating draft language for surface transportation legislation that could lead to a tax on vehicle miles traveled, allow states to impose tolls on some existing interstate highways and set up an Office of Freight Policy inside the Department of Transportation.
Americans are significantly more concerned about nearly all aspects of their supply chain security compared to six months ago. Research conducted by the Unisys Corporation shows that Americans fear there may be too much transparency in their business dealings.
Congressional staff on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is making progress drafting legislative language of what could become the panel’s six-year surface transportation bill, according to Chairman John Mica.
More than seven in ten fleets surveyed for the Q2 2011 Fleet Sentiment Report indicate that the shortage of drivers is either impacting their fleet now or may in the future.
The market for Transportation Management Systems (TMS) appears to be heating up again, according to data released by ARC Advisory Group.
A supermajority of America’s mayors, surveyed by the US Conference of Mayors, are clamoring for a reorientation in our nation’s transportation policy toward fixing what we have an investing in new options.
US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced new measures that passengers traveling by bus are as safe as possible, including more rigorous commercial driver’s license testing standards and new rules to strengthen passenger carrier and driver compliance with federal safety regulations.
– Ben Dundas, Web Analyst