Fire chief association receives federal grant

By Melina Druga  |  October 20, 2017

U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration recently awarded the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) with an Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) grant for an undisclosed amount. ALERT provides hazmat training for volunteer or remote emergency responders who deal with emergencies involving the transportation by rail of flammable liquids. Training can occur both in-person and online. “The ALERT grant program has...

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ACI-NA welcomes TSA plan for industry collaboration on aviation security

By Alex Murtha |
October 19, 2017

Following a recent commitment to industry collaboration on aviation security from Transportation Security Administration...Read More »

N.H. lawmakers: Don’t raise the aviation fuel tax, Americans for Tax Reform says

By Kim Riley |
October 18, 2017

New Hampshire lawmakers, seemingly to make up for the fewer general aviation aircraft owners that their state has lost t...Read More »

Employees at auto-glass manufacturer file request with labor board

By Melina Druga |
October 18, 2017

Employees at auto-glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America filed a request Monday with the National Labor Relations Board,...Read More »

Legislation modernizing auto lender privacy policies advances in House

By Melina Druga |
October 17, 2017

The House Committee on Financial Services recently advanced a bill that would increase consumers' access to lender priva...Read More »

Motor & equipment manufacturers group hosts policy panel on impact of NAFTA changes on industry

By Chris Galford |
October 16, 2017

A policy panel hosted in Washington last week by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) sought to addres...Read More »

ATA members join White House effort for comprehensive tax form

By Alex Murtha |
October 13, 2017

Following a number of reports that the Trump Administration will push for comprehensive reforms to the U.S. tax code, th...Read More »

House committee urges Chao to test transportation workers for opioids

By Melina Druga |
October 12, 2017

Ranking Democrats on the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure recently sent a letter to Department ...Read More »

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Public transportation a $66 billion industry, crucial to American economic competitiveness

By Melina Druga |
October 11, 2017

Public transit is a $66 billion annual industry, according to the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA),...Read More »

OOIDA supports White House push to reduce industry regulations

By Alex Murtha |
October 10, 2017

In response to comments from the Trump Administration that stated excessive regulations had unnecessary costs with few b...Read More »

South Carolina’s Greenville County receives FHWA grant for automated taxi service

By Alex Murtha |
October 6, 2017

South Carolina’s Greenville County was recently awarded a $4 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management...Read More »

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