The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain comments from the public, liability insurance providers, motor carriers, brokers and freight forwarders on the safety and financial impacts of revising minimum levels of financial responsibility for motor carrier companies.
The Region Nine Development Commission in Mankato, Minnesota received a 2014 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for Safe Routes to School Planning in Rural Districts. Winners will be honored at the 2014 National Rural Transportation Peer Learning Conference, Dec. 3-5 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
New NASDPTS president Leon Langley issued a letter to NASDPTS members Wednesday announcing the availability of the presentations from the association’s annual conference in Kansas City earlier this month. The letter also included an update from Langley on the first few weeks of his presidency.
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services is seeking proposals from meeting spaces in the Midwest to submit to host next year's National Congress on Student Transportation, the 75th such meeting of national stakeholders to update school transportation specifications and procedures.