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- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
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- Federal Executive Forum
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- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Value of Health IT
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The Federal Aviation Administration will not meet its deadline for safely integrating all drones in the U.S. An inspector general report finds that the FAA has failed to establish a regulatory framework for training and certification of drone pilots. Cal Scovel is the inspector general for the Transportation Department, and Matt Hampton is the assistant inspector general for aviation. Scovel explained the Congressional mandate that FAA has to meet when he joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it has granted the first permission for commercial drone flights over land, the latest effort by the agency to show it is loosening restrictions on commercial uses of the unmanned aircraft.
Greg Winfree, the assistant secretary for research and technology at the Transportation Department, said government-funded research into vehicle-to-vehicle infrastructure communication technologies could help reduce the 32,000 roadway fatalities that happen annually.
April 24, 2014
The Transportation Department is using 360-degree reviews and executive coaching to help members of the Senior Executive Service become better leaders. DoT is focusing on leadership, in part, because it was one of the areas of improvement highlighted in the Employee Viewpoint Survey.
Feds announce drone testing sites in Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia
If Congress fails to act by the end of the year, a tax subsidy for commuters who use mass transit is set to drop from a maximum of $245 a month to $130. At the same time, fringe benefits for parking are set to rise to $250 a month starting in January. Two stand-alone measures in the House and Senate would restore parity between the parking and mass-transit subsidies
FAA furloughing thousands of airline safety inspectors, union officials complain
Senate to debate bill boosting transportation, housing budgets despite automatic cuts
Thousands of federal employees at four separate government agencies are required to take an unpaid furlough day July 5. Meanwhile, employees at two government agencies could see a diminished impact of furloughs.
Charlotte, NC, mayor wins Senate confirmation to join cabinet as next transportation secretary
Obama's nominees to head Commerce, Transportation win Senate committee approval
News and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.
The Federal Aviation Administration's supposedly risk-based safety inspection system "falls short of being truly risk-based," especially for foreign repair stations, a report by the inspector general said.
Obama nominates Foxx - mayor of Charlotte, NC -to run Transportation Department
WH: Obama to pick Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx for transportation secretary
Air traffic controllers are heading back to work. Significant airport delays were reported last week due to furloughs at FAA caused by sequestration.
Pressured by Senate Democrats, White House says it's open to fix on FAA furloughs
Air traffic controllers furloughed as government cuts kick in; some flight delays show up
Two airline trade associations and the Air Line Pilots Association said they have filed a lawsuit asking the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington to stop the furloughs.
FAA: Expect long delays at major airports as air traffic controller furloughs kick in Sunday