autonomous vehicles

This autonomous-truck test was ‘boring,’ and that’s what the USPS wanted

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

The Postal Service teamed up with a San Diego company to make runs between Phoenix and Dallas.

The Postal Service is working toward autonomous mail delivery

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

A new inspector general report urges the agency to "stay informed and continue to explore the technology."

Nods to IT infrastructure, innovative transportation are on GOP senator’s tech agenda

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

The chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force laid out an agenda that included commitments to ensuring the federal IT infrastructure is secure against cyber attacks, support innovative transportation technologies and plans to work on issues ranging from copyright modernization and patent reform, to encryption. In his speech on Capitol Hill Thursday, Hatch also urged the tech community to let him serve as their contact to President Donald Trump.

Two senators announce effort to legislate on self-driving cars

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

Two senators are teaming up to develop legislation on self-driving vehicles that will "improve regulatory flexibility," they announced Monday.

Chao punts on questions on regulating emerging transportation technology

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

In her nomination hearing, Transportation secretary pick Elaine Chao said the department would need to conduct a national conversation around the issues.

Transportation’s Maria Roat on the momentum of data in 2015

by Grayson Ullman • 4 years ago

CTO Maria Roat discusses the Department of Transportation’s foray into big data, cloud and smart city technology.

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