Department of Transportation

EPA, DOT: California Gas Mileage Agreement May Break the Law

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) sent a letter to the California Air Resources Board, noting that their agreement with four automakers to have them adhere to stricter national emissions standards may violate the law.

Cars are prepared for distribution at a Ford factory on January 13, 2015 in Dagenham, England. Originally opened in 1931, the Ford factory has unveiled a state of the art GBP475 million production line that will start manufacturing the new low-emission, Ford diesel engines from this November this will generate …

Obama Administration Releases Self-Driving Car Guidelines

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released its Federal Automated Vehicles policy Monday, detailing its 15-point Safety Assessment and guidelines, which were created to help manufacturers meet safety requirements and prepare the public for driverless cars on the roads.

Self-driving cars (Angelo Merendino / AFP / Getty)

US, Cuba Sign Deal to Restore Airline Travel

The United States and Cuba have signed an agreement restoring commercial airline service between the two countries, as part of the Obama administration’s effort to normalize relations with the island nation.

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (L) and Cuban Minister of Transportation Adel Yzquierdo shake hands after signing an agreement authorizing up to 110 scheduled daily commercial flights to Havana and nine other destinations on the island at National Hotel in Havana, on February 16, 2016.