Transportation

Hack on Transportation Systems Exposes Employee Information

The Department of Transportation breach exposed the data of 237,000 current and former employees.

2 Agencies Still Behind on Years-Old Legacy IT Recommendations, Watchdog Finds 

Despite some agencies making significant progress, the Transportation Department and the Office of Personnel Management have not fully implemented the watchdog’s prior recommendations.

NASA Quesst Mission Could Revitalize Supersonic Travel, but Quieter

New technologies may enable this type of travel that will sound like a car door slamming and almost cut travel time in half.

FAA System Outage Grounds All US Flights Overnight

An outage to a system providing real-time flight hazard information led to a nationwide ground stop of U.S. air travel Wednesday morning.

GAO: Agencies Need to Conduct Cyber Risk Assessments of IoT, OT Devices in Critical Infrastructure Sectors

A Government Accountability Office report found that the agencies responsible for managing infrastructure in the healthcare and public health, energy and transportation sectors need to better assess their cyber risk mitigation strategies.

Transportation Needs to Share More Info on Connected Vehicle Strategy, Watchdog Says

The Department of Transportation is developing ways to use less spectrum in connected vehicles, following an FCC decision.

Transportation Department Looks to AI to Help Modernize Highways

The Department of Transportation is soliciting applicants to integrate artificial intelligence and environmental analytics into highway infrastructure.

TSA Opens Registration for Public Meeting on Cybersecurity Regulations

The agency’s advisory committee typically meets behind closed doors, but they are required to hold at least one public meeting per year. 

4 Critical Infrastructure Sectors to Get New Cyber Rules, Per White House Official

The deputy national security advisor for cyber and emerging tech said it should be up to sector-specific agencies to decide who should  implement appropriate cybersecurity defenses.

Department of Transportation Investing $160 Million for Tech-Centric Projects

Two programs, SMART Grants and ATTAIN, will dole out millions over five years as the Biden administration plans a U.S. transportation overhaul.

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FAA Launches Data Visualization Dashboard to Better Inform Public About the National Airspace

New interactive ‘Fact Book’ hopes to make the FAA’s collected data on the U.S. aviation sector easier for readers to comprehend.

Traffic Safety Agency Issues Final Guidelines for Vehicle Cybersecurity

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will announce its final cybersecurity guidelines draft Friday as modern vehicles become more technologically-integrated.

New Transportation Dashboard Informs Travelers of Services Offered During Flight Disruptions

The airline customer service dashboard shows passengers the compensatory amenities offered by major U.S. airlines when flights are delayed or canceled.

FAA Awards $231,000 in STEM-Outreach Grants

The grants will help three universities with STEM outreach for underrepresented students in STEM and aviation.

Transportation Proposes Near $1M Fine for Colonial Pipeline One Year After Hack

The firm has 30 days to respond with evidence contesting the agency’s allegation of safety violations.

National Transportation Safety Board Wants To Expand Drone Operations

The transit agency has been using drones to analyze and recreate accidents across all transportation industries.

Lawmakers Advance Tech Security Bills Amid Heightened International Tensions

Several pieces of legislation emphasizing new technology policy are headed to the House floor.