Transportation Department

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.

IT workforce planning is lacking at some agencies, report says

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

A look at five agencies found only the Defense Department had implemented a workforce planning process.

NASA passes, DOT fails in latest FITARA scorecard

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

​NASA fared better than last time, but the Transportation Department dropped to a failing grade in the third round of scoring on implementing the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act,​ released Tuesday.

Obama administration launches electric vehicle charging network

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

The Obama administration designated 48 interstates Thursday​ as electric vehicle charging corridors, laying the foundation for a vehicle-charging infrastructure that will span nearly 25,000 miles across 35 states.

DOT needs engineers’ help with automated vehicle policy

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

Transportation Department Chief Innovation Officer Chris Gerdes made an appeal Wednesday for engineers, developers and computer scientists to get involved in automated vehicle policy development.

GIS leaders push National Address Database program forward without funding

by Jake Williams • 2 years ago

Even though the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Address Database pilot extinguished its funding and concluded its official run earlier this year, the agency’s chief geographic information officer announced Wednesday the effort will continue through a “coalition of the willing.”

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