When the Biden administration temporarily suspended its own protectionist policies, Senate Republicans voted to reinstate them.
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In countries that privatized, there are fewer delays and costs are lower. But labor unions and the private plane lobby stand in the way.
The Ohio train accident was frightening enough. Spreading inaccurate information won’t help the citizens of East Palestine.
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The president's State of the Union address re-upped a tired, old promise to spend more tax dollars on less infrastructure.
The airline will either clean up its act or go out of business. Meanwhile, the government plods along.
Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid are still the chief drivers of our future debt. But Republicans aren't touching them.
Re-regulating the airline industry won’t help prevent massive service disruptions in the future.
Transit officials and transit-boosting politicians in D.C., L.A., and New York City are warming to the idea of being totally dependent on taxpayer subsidies.
This surveillance would be unconstitutional—and there’s no reason to believe it will make anyone safer.
State governments already want relief from the "Buy American" mandates included in the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
A state senator joins several local officials in federal indictments for taking bribes in exchange for contracts.
Why does Elizabeth Warren think that JetBlue buying Spirit Airlines will be bad for consumers?
The senator urged the Department of Transportation on Monday to regulate airline consolidation and levy heavy fines for canceled flights.
It would signal that the transportation future involves decentralization and rapid change rather than Washington-style command-and-control.
Despite Multiple Redesigns and Rebrandings, This Grant Program Continues To Be a White House Slush Fund
Nearly half of the $1 billion in RAISE grants awarded by Biden's Department of Transportation have gone to non-transportation projects.
St. Louis Taxpayers Paid a Lot To Run a Money-Losing Streetcar. It Could Cost Them Even More To Shut It Down.
The Federal Transit Administration says St. Louis officials either need to get its Loop Trolley back up and running or return $37 million in federal funds.
Get ready to pay for new nanny-state technology and for bypassing the unwelcome intervention.
Pete Buttigieg attracted some criticism for taking time off. But it's telling that no one initially realized he was gone.
A grant revoked under President Donald Trump will be returned.
Advocates of high-speed rail have been overpromising and underdelivering for decades, but Biden just raised the bar.
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A struggling, costly boondoggle sees a much friendlier administration taking charge.
Coronavirus Closures Make It Hard for Truckers To Get a Meal, Yet Some States Still Refuse To Let Food Trucks Operate at Rest Stops
The federal government has given states permission to open up highway rest stops to food truck service. Many are deciding to keep their protectionist bans in place.
The Federal Government Is Spending $60 Billion To Keep Mostly Empty Commercial Planes Flying Over the U.S.
Pending minimum service rules would require airlines to keep operating a certain number of flights, regardless of how little demand there is for air travel.
Local governments that remove development restrictions near transit would have a better chance of scoring federal transit funding grants.
City officials have suggested replacing current vehicles might be necessary.
The president's gift underscores how little consumers of road and rail pay for the infrastructure they use.
Members of both parties will fight tooth and nail to preserve their transportation pork.
Simplifying the rules could save lives on the highway.
The Department of Transportation will experiment with expanding what commercial uses are allowed.
New federal legislation is more likely to hinder rather than help the development of autonomous vehicles.
Trump's abandoned "skinny budget" would have cut wasteful rail spending.
The United Airlines Incident Does Not Require New Laws, Despite What Chris Christie Says. It Could Have Been Resolved by Intelligent Use of Markets.
The beaten-up Dao does not seem to have violated any contractual term that would give United the right to have him violently removed.