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September 2020

Maritime Education, Training, Research & Innovation (METRI) Virtual Summit

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Convened by Transportation Research Board in partnership with the U.S. Maritime Administration Coast Guard, the Maritime Education, Training, Research & Innovation (METRI) Virtual Summit will focus on “Implications for Education, Workforce Development, and Training”. The summit will look at potential impacts of future automation, digital systems, and technology in marine transportation and maritime systems. TRB Marine Board members will lead sessions and facilitate discussions to identify opportuniti…Convened by Transportation Research Board in partnership with the U.S. Maritime Administration Coast Guard, the Maritime Education, Training, Research & Innovation (METRI) Virtual Summit will focus on “Implications for Education, Workforce Development, and Training”. The summit will look at potential impacts of future automation, digital systems, and technology in marine transportation and maritime systems. TRB Marine Board members will lead sessions and facilitate discussions to identify opportuniti…Read MoreMarine Transportation RSS Feed

TuSimple Hires Former FMCSA Official Jim MullenEleanor Lamb

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Jim Mullen, former acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, has taken a position at TuSimple, a company that specializes in autonomous driving technology for trucks.Jim Mullen, former acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, has taken a position at TuSimple, a company that specializes in autonomous driving technology for trucks.Read MoreTransport Topics

Nikola Postpones Forum Where Electric Pickup Was to DebutEd Ludlow

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Nikola Corp. is rescheduling its in-person Nikola World conference, where it was planning to show its electric pickup truck, as the company regroups in the wake of a stock sell-off and the departure of its chairman.Nikola Corp. is rescheduling its in-person Nikola World conference, where it was planning to show its electric pickup truck, as the company regroups in the wake of a stock sell-off and the departure of its chairman.Read MoreTransport Topics

Mnuchin Sees One More Chance for Stimulus as House Readies VoteErik Wasson and Billy House

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he sees one more chance at securing a deal with Democrats on another fiscal stimulus package, while stopping short of embracing a bigger proposal than President Donald Trump already has signaled.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he sees one more chance at securing a deal with Democrats on another fiscal stimulus package, while stopping short of embracing a bigger proposal than President Donald Trump already has signaled.Read MoreTransport Topics

749,000 Jobs Were Added in September, ADP Report ShowsOlivia Rockeman

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U.S. companies added 749,000 jobs in September, a private report showed, indicating the labor market’s gradual rebound is continuing as demand rises from the depths of the coronavirus pandemic.U.S. companies added 749,000 jobs in September, a private report showed, indicating the labor market’s gradual rebound is continuing as demand rises from the depths of the coronavirus pandemic.Read MoreTransport Topics