WASHINGTON — The Department of Transportation said Tuesday that Deputy Secretary Jeffrey Rosen will serve as the department’s regulatory reform officer and chairman of the department’s Regulatory Reform Task Force (RRTF).
DETROIT — Uber has followed through on threats to fire star autonomous-car researcher Anthony Levandowski, whose hiring touched off a bitter trade-secrets fight with Waymo, the former self-driving car arm of Google.
The U.S. on-highway diesel average took a hike of 3.2 cents a gallon Monday to $2.571 compared with $2.539 a week ago. The prices were reported Tuesday because of the Memorial Day holiday May 29.
LOS ANGELES — A plan to build a nearly 5-mile tunnel linking two Los Angeles-area freeways after decades of bitter dispute appeared dead Thursday after regional transportation officials rejected the idea.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana's Republican Party leaders are urging state lawmakers to reject a gas tax hike ahead of Wednesday's scheduled vote on the measure and have chastised GOP legislators who voted for the proposal.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Republicans and the American Trucking Association are calling on Rhode Island leaders to repeal a law passed last year that allows the state to install highway tolls on big-rig trucks.