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Automated driving systems could cut down on fatalities and unlock economic activity, according to the department's recent guidance.
A GAO report dinged the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for a half-baked IT modernization plan.
The Federal Highway Agency needs visualization tools to make sense what's being collected by its unmanned inspectors.
If we can figure out self-driving vehicles on the ground, the next step might be taking to the skies.
A watchdog wants to ensure outsiders can’t interfere with flight safety communications.
Elaine Chao emphasized a need to keep up with emerging tech to make public security and safety gains.
In theory, the scorecards motivate agencies to perform better, but they may not always accurately capture much of the progress made.
The group will be tasked with informing federal policy making.
FAA is monitoring many of its own systems without DOT oversight.
The case for a fully autonomous escape plan
The Transportation Department's chief innovation officer sometimes starts meetings with improv exercises.
In long-awaited federal guidelines on self-driving cars, officials hint at a new kind of DMV.
, The Atlantic
For self-driving vehicles to succeed, they’ll have to earn the trust of walkers, joggers and bicyclists.
, The Atlantic
“Airlines are already highly motivated to avoid situations like Delta is experiencing,” the agency said in a emailed statement
The discussion that’s been delayed for too long.
New DOT policies will make it easier for autonomous cars to hit the road.
, National Journal
There are a lot of concerns about integrating drones into the national airspace.
Keep your eye on the skies, because the Federal Aviation Administration and Transportation Department have stepped in to set some regulations.
Nextgov sat down with five agency chief data officers across government. Read edited excerpts with Dan Morgan, chief data officer for the Transportation Department.
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