Results tagged “Transportation”

The Regulatory Week in Review: June 15, 2012

Senate hearing for Nuclear nominees, FCC eliminates broadcast signal rule, EPA approves Everglades clean up, and more.

The Regulatory Week in Review: June 8, 2012

Fed proposes new bank capital rules, SEC approves circuit breaker rules, EU plans to adopt strict auto emission limits, and more.

The Regulatory Week in Review: June 1, 2012

FTC chair calls for improved internet privacy, President Obama renews bank charter, DOMA declared unconstitutional, and more.

The Regulatory Week in Review: March 16, 2012

Anti-smoking campaign, SEC probe of pre-IPO trading, inquiry into European telecom operators, and more.

The Regulatory Week in Review: February 3, 2012

Controversy over insurance coverage for contraception, changes to military family leave policies, highway fund woes and more.

Regulatory Analysis: Year in Review

Cost-benefit analysis, Europe's E. coli outbreak, health care antitrust, environmental regulation, and more ... as discussed in our top analysis posts from 2011.

The Regulatory Week in Review: December 2, 2011

FAA increases inspections for American Airlines, Judge Rakoff rejects SEC settlement, Facebook settles with FTC over privacy violations, and more.

FAA Grants Approval to Proposed Airline Slot Swap at Northeast Airports

Transaction will reshape airline makeup at LaGuardia, Reagan National airports.

The Regulatory Week in Review: September 9, 2011

EPA's stricter smog rule set back, Russian President calls for reform of Russia's aviation industry, FHFA sues banks for loan misrepresentation, and more.

Transportation Department Rule Expands Air Passenger Protection

Requirements increase potential compensation, extend to international carriers.

EPA, NHTSA Issue New Vehicle Fuel Economy Labels

New labels may help inform consumer choices.

Federal Regulation Does Not Pre-empt Tort Claim

Supreme Court allows state law claim to proceed.

Regulatory Recap: May 26 to June 1, 2011

Regulatory news in review.

Regulatory Recap: May 24 to May 30, 2011

Regulatory news in review

NHTSA in Action

This has been a busy week for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).   On Tuesday, the agency announced the launch of several extensive investigations related to unintended acceleration in automobiles.  These investigations follow in the wake of Toyota’s recent problems, but NHTSA will...

Obama's FY2011 Budget Proposal and Regulatory Agencies

During his State of the Union address in January, President Obama announced he would propose a freeze in federal domestic discretionary spending, raising concerns that regulatory agencies will be starved of necessary funding to carry out their missions. For example, at last...

DOT Seeks Participation in Development of Open Government Strategy

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has launched an website for tracking and commenting on the Department's Open Government Plan called for under President Obama's Open Government Initiative.   The agency has released a draft outline of its plan and is soliciting public input...