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Snell & Wilmer

Snell & Wilmer Defends Trucking Company and Truck Driver

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Snell & Wilmer attorneys recently defended Phenix Transportation West and its driver Ray Jackson in a trucking accident case. The trial lasted eight days and was tried in Maricopa County Superior Court. Kelly Wilkins tried...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Have Electric Scooters Pushed Cities Too Far?

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In our May 31 article, “Scooters – The Next Mobility Wave”, we talked about how electric scooters such as Lime, Bird, and Spin have been taking cities by storm. We noted how they are many times met with enthusiasm by the...more

Allen Matkins

Sustainable Development Update - September 2018 #3

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Sustainable Development Focus - San Diego approves plan to improve sports arena - SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE - Sep 18 Hundreds of acres surrounding San Diego’s aging sports arena would slowly be transformed into dense...more

Nossaman LLP

LA Metro Announces P3 Job Opportunity

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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has posted notice of an opening for a position as “Manager, Innovation” in its Office of Extraordinary Innovation....more

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass

RM-3 Passed – What Happens Next?

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Earlier this summer, Bay Area voters passed Regional Measure 3 with 54% of the vote, authorizing $4.5 billion of transportation improvements throughout the region. ...more

Cozen O'Connor

The New York Note - September 2018

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This Week in New York – New York Primary Election Results, City Council Approves Several Pieces of Legislation, Next Week's City Council Hearing - New York Primary Election Results - The New York primary election took...more

Holland & Knight LLP

STB Nudges Parties Toward Settlement of Chicago Union Station Dispute

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A federal agency has, for the time being at least, refused to intervene in a dispute between Amtrak and Metra over Metra’s use of Chicago Union Station. Back in April, this blog reported on a budding conflict between...more

Perkins Coie

Recent Developments in State Regulatory Approaches to Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

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Thanks to better technology and lower costs, fuel efficient electric vehicles (EVs) are on the move in nearly every state in the country. EVs have sparked what some believe will be a transportation sector transformation. And...more

Downey Brand LLP

California Air and Climate, Vol. 4: CARB Cap-and-Trade Amendments and Methods to Reduce Transportation GHG; BAAQMD Seeking...

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California Air Resources Board (CARB) Proposes Amendments to its Cap-and-Trade Program - On September 4, 2018, CARB proposed amendments to its greenhouse gas (“GHG”) cap-and-trade program to implement the changes required...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Perspectives on Insurance Recovery - Summer 2018

Expanding the Boundaries of Coverage in the Face of Evolving Risks - Advances in technology, social change, new regulations—developments like these challenge companies’ risk-mitigation efforts and insurance programs. As the...more

Holland & Knight LLP

FERC and PHMSA Sign MOU for LNG Projects

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As previously reported, on Aug. 31, 2018, Kevin J. McIntyre, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Howard "Skip" Elliott, Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration...more

Bilzin Sumberg

Florida Blazing the Trail for P3 Legislation

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We have previously blogged about the many recent legislative developments in Florida and the Miami area, with a focus on legislation that is designed to facilitate public/private development projects (P3). ...more

Nossaman LLP

Port Of Vancouver USA Completes $251M Rail Access Improvement Project

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The Port of Vancouver USA and its rail partners BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad have substantially completed a $251M railroad access improvement project which significantly increases rail access in the port. ...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Southwest Airlines Biometric Information Case Dismissed—Sent to Arbitration

We have been following litigation surrounding the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), and noting that many employers have been sued for using fingerprints for employees to clock into their jobs....more

Locke Lord LLP

Senate Transportation Committee Meets to Review Toll Road Penalty Practices

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The Senate Transportation Committee conducted its final interim hearing on August 27, 2018, to hear testimony on the following interim charge: - Toll Road Penalties: Review penalty practices employed by toll authorities...more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

Wood Pellet Facility/Manufacturing: Federal Appellate Court Addresses Surface Transportation Board Preemption Decision

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (“Court of Appeals”) addressed in an August 6 opinion whether certain activities involving wood pellets qualified as “transportation by rail carrier” under the...more

Nossaman LLP

Updated: FRA Releases Latest Railroad Progress Report as PTC Deadline Looms

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The Federal Railroad Administration (“FRA”) has released its latest Positive Train Control (“PTC”) implementation progress report for the 2nd quarter of 2018. The FRA’s latest report indicates that railroads are making steady...more

Allen Matkins

Sustainable Development Update - August 2018 #4

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Sustainable Development Focus - Housing crisis prompts San Diego to pursue 'inclusionary' legislation opposed by developers - THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE - Aug 18 San Diego officials say they plan to follow the lead of...more

Tonkon Torp LLP

In Defense Of Public Transit

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The arrival of market disrupters, Uber and Lyft has spawned many think pieces on the future of transportation. While we may think technology will solve our transportation problems, instead of focusing on new technology, state...more

Vedder Price

Tax Reform’s Impact on Transportation Finance Transactions

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New tax legislation was signed into law on December 22, 2017 (the Act). The Act lowers the corporate rate from a top graduated rate of 35 percent to a flat rate of 21 percent. Under the Act individuals and certain...more

Vedder Price

Global Transportation Finance Newsletter - August 2018

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In This Issue: - EU Risk Retention Undertakings in U.S. General Equipment ABS: Evolving Market Practice - PDP Financing: An Overview - Tax Reform’s Impact on Transportation Finance Transactions EU Risk Retention...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

New Jersey P3 Legislation Expands Opportunities for Major Infrastructure Projects, Including Roads

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New Jersey has enacted legislation that greatly expands the pool of public agencies authorized to enter into public-private partnerships (P3s) for capital projects in the state, in order to address growing infrastructure...more

Howard Ankin

Your Uber Ride May Be Riskier than You Think

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Uber rideshare services have reduced the number of drunk drivers behind the wheel, but Uber passengers are still at risk for car crashes, physical violence, sexual assaults, and kidnappings....more

Allen Matkins

Sustainable Development Update - August 2018 #3

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Sustainable Development Focus - Trump signs military funding bill that includes focus on energy and climate security - GREENTECH MEDIA - Aug 13 President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a military spending...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Electric Scooter and Bike-Sharing Backlash Is Forcing Cities to Rethink Transit 2.0 Initiatives

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If you happen to live in, or have visited, a mid-size to large city in Canada or the United States over the past few years, you’ve likely seen a millennial cruise down the sidewalk on an electric scooter, sipping their Chai...more

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