Caltrain will finally go electric thanks to FTA funding
It took decades to win an upgrade for the Silicon Valley corridor's outdated diesel fleet.
DOT establishes 10 autonomous vehicle proving grounds
The new program will also share learnings between research groups.
US establishes a federal committee on automation
The committee will help shape the autonomous vehicle industry.
You might be warned if your next flight allows WiFi calling
‘NO, IT’S OKAY; I CAN TALK. I’M ON AN AIRPLANE.'
US proposes a phone 'driver mode' to reduce in-car distractions
The NHTSA wants simplified interfaces when you're on the road.
US plans electric car charging networks along highways
You'll have a better shot at driving your EV cross-country.
US mulls speed-limiting devices for buses and big rigs
The caps would theoretically help with big vehicles' safety.
Department of Transportation bans e-cigarettes in checked baggage
But they're still allowed in your carry-on.
Google lays out its autonomous car proposal to the Feds
The new rules would unify the country's hodgepodge of self-driving car laws.