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Vehicle Control Patent Survives Early Eligibility Challenge
The driver would use an input to select grass, gravel, snow, mud and so on.
United States
31 Jul 2019
PHMSA Seeks Public Comment On LNG By Rail Assessment
On June 6, 2019, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the availability for comment of its draft Environmental Assessment for a Special Permit to transport LNG by rail.
United States
22 Jul 2019
Surface Transportation Addresses Global Cybersecurity Risks And Potential Safety Impacts
"Infrastructure Week" just celebrated the pivotal role that the transportation sector plays in our national and economic security, facilitating the movement of people and goods around the world and keeping the global economy running.
United States
12 Jun 2019
Railroad Interchange Dispute Lands At The STB
Two major railroads can't agree where to exchange traffic in the Chicago Terminal, and one asks the Surface Transportation Board to resolve the matter
United States
23 May 2019
President Trump Jumpstarts LNG Development And Transportation
On April 11, 2019, President Trump signed an Executive Order on Promoting Energy Infrastructure on Economic Growth which included provisions related to updating regulations linked to facilities which handle LNG and...
United States
30 Apr 2019
Supreme Court: Federal Arbitration Act Doesn't Apply To Transportation Independent Contractors
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira substantially impacts the arbitrability of independent contractor misclassification cases in the transportation industry.
United States
24 Jan 2019
SCOTUS Rules Federal Arbitration Act Not Applicable To Transportation Independent Contractor Agreements
On Jan. 15, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, No. 17-340, holding (1) that a court (rather than an arbitrator) should resolve a dispute
United States
22 Jan 2019
Important Immigration Proposals By The Trump Administration Impacting Transportation And Infrastructure Companies
H-1B visas are arguably the most common U.S. work visa applicable to all industries.
United States
6 Dec 2018
STB Nudges Parties Toward Settlement Of Chicago Union Station Dispute
A federal agency has, for the time being at least, refused to intervene in a dispute between Amtrak and Metra over Metra's use of Chicago Union Station.
United States
18 Sep 2018
If You Liked This Railroad Argument, You'll Love "Competitive Access"
The unintended consequences of regulatory action may sometimes come as a surprise, but often there are clues that could inform decision makers—if they know where to look.
United States
14 Aug 2018
Is A Recent FMCSA Hours Of Service Exemption A Sign Of Things To Come?
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) granted tank truck drivers an exemption from the 30-minute break requirement in the hours of service regulations ...
United States
4 Jun 2018
Transporting LNG By Rail Is One Step Closer
On May 7, 2018, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) finally responded to the Petition for Rulemaking filed by the Association...
United States
17 May 2018
DOT Issues Notice Of Funding Opportunity For BUILD Grants
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the $1.5 billion in surface transportation grants provided by the FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations legislation.
United States
8 May 2018
Blockchain Uses In Transportation
Blockchain technology is most well-known for its use with cryptocurrencies, however, it has wider potential applications in other sectors beyond that of banking and financial services.
United States
2 May 2018
Is Trouble Brewing At Chicago's Union Station?
A recent filing at the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) reveals a potential, budding conflict between Metra and Amtrak involving Metra's use of the Chicago Union Station.
United States
30 Apr 2018
Holland & Knight's Israel Practice Newsletter: Spring 2018
Holland & Knight invites you to read our Spring 2018 Israel Practice newsletter, in which our authors discuss pertinent American-Israeli topics.
13 Apr 2018
Latest Developments In Alternative Fuels For Rail Locomotives
Prompted by regulatory changes from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding emission standards for locomotives, several railroads ...
United States
6 Apr 2018
Changes In The Wind Bring New Opportunities In Florida For Advanced Israeli Transportation Firms
Winds of change are blowing across Florida – not a חמסין (scorcher), but instead tropical breezes that bring new hope for residents dealing with snarled traffic and new opportunities...
United States
22 Mar 2018
Illinois Offers Competitive Freight Program Grants; Deadline For Applications Is April 6, 2018
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has announced a competitive grant program that includes up to $225 million in funding for freight mobility projects.
United States
9 Mar 2018
Supreme Court To Clarify Applicability Of Arbitration Act To Transportation Contracts
On Feb. 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, which should provide guidance as to the circumstances ...
United States
5 Mar 2018
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