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September 2021

Transportation Stakeholders Press Congress on $1 Trillion Infrastructure BillEugene Mulero

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To guarantee long-term funding for the country’s freight and passenger mobility systems, transportation stakeholders are urging Congress to pass a $1 trillion infrastructure measure.To guarantee long-term funding for the country’s freight and passenger mobility systems, transportation stakeholders are urging Congress to pass a $1 trillion infrastructure measure.Read MoreTransport Topics

Senate Passes Funding Bill to Avert Government ShutdownErik Wasson

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The Senate passed a stopgap spending bill Oct. 1 aimed at averting a federal government shutdown on a bipartisan 65-35 vote. The House is expected to pass the measure and send it to President Joe Biden for signature before the midnight deadline.The Senate passed a stopgap spending bill Oct. 1 aimed at averting a federal government shutdown on a bipartisan 65-35 vote. The House is expected to pass the measure and send it to President Joe Biden for signature before the midnight deadline.Read MoreTransport Topics

Port Leaders Warn of Supply Chain Challenges as Holidays NearDan Ronan

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AUSTIN, Texas — The leader of one of the nation’s busiest seaports said the next several months will severely challenge an already overtaxed supply chain, and the situation has reached a “crisis” level.AUSTIN, Texas — The leader of one of the nation’s busiest seaports said the next several months will severely challenge an already overtaxed supply chain, and the situation has reached a “crisis” level.Read MoreTransport Topics

FMCSA Advised to Give Drivers 90 Days to Replace Recalled CPAP DevicesEric Miller

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A medical advisory board to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has recommended that medical examiners be permitted to offer truck drivers alternative treatment options to sleep apnea machines that are subject to a massive recall.A medical advisory board to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has recommended that medical examiners be permitted to offer truck drivers alternative treatment options to sleep apnea machines that are subject to a massive recall.Read MoreTransport Topics

Lordstown Nears Deal to Sell Ohio Plant to Taiwan’s FoxconnDavid Welch and Debby Wu

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Lordstown Motors Corp., the electric-truck maker running low on cash, is near an agreement to sell its highly politicized Ohio factory to Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, people familiar with the matter said.Lordstown Motors Corp., the electric-truck maker running low on cash, is near an agreement to sell its highly politicized Ohio factory to Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, people familiar with the matter said.Read MoreTransport Topics

Lawmakers, Stakeholders Press for Port Infrastructure FundsEugene Mulero

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WASHINGTON — Funding included in a $3.5 trillion budget bill meant to improve conditions at the country’s commercial ports is backed by congressional transportation leaders, the Biden administration and industry stakeholders.WASHINGTON — Funding included in a $3.5 trillion budget bill meant to improve conditions at the country’s commercial ports is backed by congressional transportation leaders, the Biden administration and industry stakeholders.Read MoreTransport Topics