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The Associated Press

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Past articles by Joan:

AP Exclusive: Transport safety rules sidelined under Trump

President Donald Trump is putting the brakes on attempts to address dangerous safety problems from speeding tractor-trailers to sleepy railroad engineers as part of his quest to roll back regulations across ... → Read More

AP Exclusive: Transport safety rules sidelined under Trump

President Donald Trump's push to cut back regulations is undermining attempts to improve safety rules for speeding tractor-trailers and sleepy railroad engineers. → Read More

AP Exclusive: Transport safety rules sidelined under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - On a clear, dry June evening in 2015, cars and trucks rolled slowly in a herky-jerky backup ahead of an Interstate 75 construction zone in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Barreling toward them: an 18-ton tractor-trailer going about 80 mph. → Read More

Trump's deregulation drive weakens safety rules

A look at transportation safety rules sidelined under Trump → Read More

Only on AP: Trump's deregulation drive weakens safety rules

President Donald Trump's push to cut back regulations is undermining attempts to improve safety rules for speeding tractor-trailers and sleepy railroad engineers. → Read More

AP Review: Trump's deregulation drive weakens safety rules

President Donald Trump's push to cut back regulations is undermining attempts to improve safety rules for speeding tractor-trailers and sleepy railroad engineers. → Read More

Only on AP: Trump red tape cuts slice into safety regs

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is putting the brakes on attempts to address dangerous safety problems from speeding tractor-trailers to sleepy railroad engineers as part of his quest to roll back regulations across the government, according to a review by The Associated Press of Transportation Department rule-making activities. → Read More

AP Review: Trump's red tape cuts slice into safety rules

WASHINGTON— On a clear, dry June evening in 2015, cars and trucks rolled slowly in a herky-jerky backup ahead of an Interstate 75 construction zone in Chattanooga, Tennessee. But now, like many other safety rules in the works before President Donald Trump took office, it has been delayed indefinitely by the Transportation Department as part of a sweeping retreat... → Read More

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AP Exclusive: Transport Safety Rules Sidelined Under Trump

Among them are methods to electronically limit the speed of heavy trucks and provide trains with advanced braking systems → Read More

Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The railroad industry is playing down expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the United States by the end of the year.Indeed, freight and commuter rail officials speak as if there never was any plan to complete their work on the technology known as positive train control, or PTC, by Dec.… → Read More

Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) - The railroad industry is playing down expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the United States by the end of the year. → Read More

Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The railroad industry is downplaying expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the country by the end of the year. Indeed, freight and commuter rail officials speak as if there never was any plan to complete their work on the technology → Read More

Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) - The railroad industry is downplaying expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the country by the end of the year. Indeed, freight and commuter rail officials speak as if there never was any plan to complete their work on the technology known as positive train control, or PTC, by Dec. 31. Congress… → Read More

Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020

The railroad industry is downplaying expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the country by the end of the year. → Read More

Trump's infrastructure plan comes with a huge hole

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump unveils his plan to beef up the nation's infrastructure plan next month, it will include a crater-sized hole. The trust fund that pays for most federal highway and transit aid is forecast to go broke in about three years unless the government significantly scales back its transportation spending or comes up with more money. But Trump's infrastructure plan… → Read More

Trump's infrastructure plan comes with a huge hole

WASHINGTON (AP) " When President Donald Trump unveils his plan to beef up the nation's infrastructure plan next month, it will include a crater-sized hole.The trust fund that pays for most federal highway and transit aid is forecast to go broke in about three years unless the government significantly scales back its transportation spending or comes up with more money. But Trump's infrastructure… → Read More

Trump's infrastructure plan comes with a huge hole

The administration is open to working with Congress to address the trust fund later, although those conversations haven't yet begun, the official said. Republican leaders have been waiting to see what the White House will propose. There is wide, bipartisan support for continuing, and even increasing, transportation spending. But most lawmakers have been unwilling so far to back tax increases or… → Read More

Trump’s infrastructure plan comes with a huge hole

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump unveils his plan to beef up the nation's infrastructure plan next month, it will include a crater-sized hole. The trust fund that pays for most federal highway and transit aid is forecast to go broke in about three years unless the government significantly scales back its transportation spending → Read More

Trump's Infrastructure Plan Funded By Nearly Broke Highway And Transit Aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump unveils his plan to beef up the nation’s infrastructure plan next month, it... → Read More

Trump's infrastructure plan comes with a huge hole

WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Donald Trump unveils his plan to beef up the nation's infrastructure plan next month, it will include a crater-sized hole. → Read More