Derek Kan, executive associate director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), has received President Trump's nomination to serve as the agency's deputy director. His career includes experience with the Department of Transportation (DoT) where he served as undersecretary for policy and senior adviser, the White House said Wednesday.Read More »
The chairmen and ranking members of House and Senate Armed Services Committees have asked the Federal Communications Commission to retract its approval of Ligado Networks’ application saying the company’s proposal poses a threat to the country’s GPS capabilities, economy and national security.Read More »
U.S. Attorney General William Barr has issued a guidance to the Department of Justice on the authorization of counter-unmanned aerial system activities under the 2018 Preventing Emerging Threats Act.Read More »
The Department of Transportation seeks feedback on its planned search for technologies that would help disabled citizens access traditional and automated vehicles, Nextgov reported Monday. The Inclusive Design Challenge would aim to foster vehicle designs that allow persons with disabilities to better access transportation.Read More »
The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking public input on a proposed rule to mandate remote identification for unmanned aerial systems seeking airspace authorizations.Read More »
The Department of Transportation is requesting public input on how to bolster the capabilities of a newly-formed council tasked with supporting emerging transportation technologies.
DOT said Tuesday it released a request for comments to gather suggestions on topics, projects or issues the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Council should consider to better respond to the growing needs of the public and industry.Read More »