NEWS ROUNDUP-Matthew W. Daus
Matthew W. Daus, Esq.Partner and Chairman,
Windels Marx Transportation Practice Group
President, International Association of Transportation Regulators
Transportation Technology Chair, University Transportation Research Center
Contact: mdaus@windelsmarx.com
156 West 56th Street | New York, NY 10019
T. 212.237.1106 | F. 212.262.1215
11/25/20Hopes for a New Stimulus Package are Revived: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/24/20Many COVID Relief Programs Are Due to Expire at the End of 2020.: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/23/20Matt Daus Addressed School Technology Summit: Setting a New Vision for Pupil Transportation: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/19/20November 2020 COLUMN
Regulations for Taxi, For-Hire TNC Transportation Providers – Mandates, Resurgences
11/20/20Trump Team to Yank Emergency Economic Support: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/19/20IRS: Transportation Business Owners Expecting PPP Loan Forgiveness Can’t Deduct Expenses: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/18/20NASA Says Air Pollution Down; Dems Stimulate Stalled Stimulus Talks: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/17/20Free Airport & Prop 22 Webinar Tomorrow - Daus Updates on NY AB5 Legislation: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/16/20Emerging Technologies in Public Transit – Legal Issues and the Post-Pandemic Future: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/13/20COVID Infections Surge, While Congress Remains Paralyzed: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/12/20Biden Says People Need Coronavirus Relief ‘Right Now’: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/11/20Matt Daus to Discuss AB 5, Prop 22 and the Impact in New York and elsewhere: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/10/20Matt Daus’ Interview – Corporate Black Car & Limo Service = Tech + Commuter Shuttles: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/9/20Matt Daus Participates in "What’s the Healthiest Way to Get to the Airport" Teleconference
11/6/20Status of New COVID-19 Relief Still in Limbo TBD: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/5/20State and Local Transit Ballot Measures Won in a Landslide on Election Day: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/4/20Prop 22 Passes in California: TNCs Exempt from AB 5 – But NOT Taxis or Limousines: COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/3/20Transportation Issues on the Ballot for Voting Today!-COVID- 19 Transportation Update
11/2/20Matt Daus to Speak at AARP on Safe Senior Transportation-COVID- 19 Transportation Update
10/30/20House Speaker Says COVID-19 Relief Deal Still Elusive-COVID- 19 Transportation Update
10/29/20Harvard Study: Flying Presents Low Risk of COVID-19 With Multi-Layer Approach - COVID- 19 Transportation Update
10/28/20S. Senate Adjourns & Hopes for a Pre-Election Stimulus Agreement EvaporateCOVID- 19 Transportation Update
10/27/20Stimulus Hope on Hold until After Election as Senate Leaves DC-19 Transportation Update
10/26/20Michigan Law Enacted to Protect Businesses from COVID-19 Lawsuits COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/23/20CDC to Roll Out COVID-19 Vaccine Monitoring System COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/22/20CDC Updates Guidelines for COVID-19 Contacts COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/21/20Pelosi & Mnuchin Restart Stimulus Talks: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/20/20Matt Daus Speaking @International Car Rental Show - AB5-Prop 22 & Post-COVID Biz Opportunities: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/19/20Some States Still Paying Drivers Extra $300 in Unemployment Benefits: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/20/20October 2020 COLUMN
Regulations for Taxi, For-Hire TNC Transportation Providers – Mandates, Resurgences
10/16/20Senate to Propose “Slim” $500 Billion Stimulus Next Week: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/15/20SBA Plan to Forgive 70% of PPP Loans; IATR Releases Model Pandemic Regulations: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/15/20IATR Releases COVID-19 Model Regulations - Hearing on October 28, 2020 at 9:30am EST
10/14/20More Payroll Protection $$$ On the Way Next Week?: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/13/20Matt Daus to Deliver Keynote Speech on Future of Vehicle Leasing Tomorrow: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/13/20IATR Announces Micro-Transit Hack-a-Thon Award Winners - Regulator, Academic & Industry Review Panel: October 27th @ 1PM EDT
10/12/20U.S. Plans to Resume Travel to London Without Quarantines: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/9/20New PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidelines Issued: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/8/20Last Chance to Register for the IATR 2020 Virtual Conference Registration & Sponsorship Deadline is Friday, October 9, 2020!
10/8/20Trump Reverses His Reversal on Stimulus Talks?!?!: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/7/20Trump Now Pushing More PPE + $1200 Stimulus Checks: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/6/20President Trump halts coronavirus relief talks until after Nov. 3 election: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/5/20Trump Pushes Stimulus Deal While in Hospital: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/2/20House Passes $2.2 Trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Bill: COVID-19 Transportation Update
10/1/20White House Offers New Stimulus Plan: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/30/20$2 Trillion HEROES Act + More Stimulus Checks: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/29/20Alert to Transportation Companies – US DOL Proposes New Rules to Determine IC Status: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/29/20AB5 & Prop 22 - The End of TNCs... Or, A New Beginning? Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 3:00pm - 4:30pm
9/25/20New Coronavirus Aid Proposal: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/24/20Matt Daus School Bus Tech Talk Now Available: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/23/20Last Chance to Register for the Matt Daus Bus Tech Talk at 10:15am EST: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/22/20CDC Flip Flops Again, Reversing Yesterday’s Reversal of New COVID Health & Safety Guidance: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/21/20Preview of Model Transportation Regulations for COVID-19 (IATR-UITP): COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/18/20September 2020 COLUMN
Regulations for Taxi, For-Hire TNC Transportation Providers – Mandates, Resurgences
9/17/20Trump Trumps Republicans On More Stimulus $$$: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/16/20House Politically Quarantines Until COVID Stimulus Passage: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/15/20House Bipartisan Stimulus Plan Coming: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/14/20Matt Daus to Deliver School Bus COVID Safety Tech Talk (Free Registration): COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/11/20CDC Removes International Air Travel Restrictions: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/10/20Matt Daus Addresses the Association for Commuter Transport (another free Webinar): COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/9/20Republican ‘Skinny’ Stimulus Bill Finalized & Heading for Vote: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/8/20U.S. Senate Stimulus Bill Helps Airline & Travel Industry: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/4/20NY Workers’ Comp Board – Clarifies Coverage Available for Drivers Contracting COVID-19: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/3/20Micromobility Post-COVID Bike Share Ridership Rebound: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/2/20Alert To Transportation Companies: Payroll Tax Cuts Take Effect Today: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/1/20Stimulus Deal Getting Closer: Possible New Funding for Transportation & Infrastructure: COVID-19 Transportation Update
9/1/20IATR Releases 2020 Virtual Conference Program - Registration & Sponsorship Re-Opens for 33rd Annual Conference!
8/31/20White House Confirms Movement on Stimulus: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/28/20Democrats Are ‘Not Budging’ on Second Stimulus Bill: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/27/20White House Chief of Staff Predicts No Relief Bill Until After September: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/26/20Federal Transit Administration Launches Pandemic Recovery Forum for Transit Industry: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/25/20CDC Drops 14-Day Self-Quarantine Recommendation: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/24/20Registration Opens for the IATR’s Virtual Conference to be held October 26-29, 2020!: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/21/20More $1200 Stimulus Checks on the Way?: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/20/20IATR Releases 2020 Virtual Conference Program - Registration & Sponsorship Re-Opens for 33rd Annual Conference!
8/20/20 The Future of the NYC Taxi Medallion Industry (NYC Taxi News Free Marathon Podcast)
8/19/20New GOP 'Skinny' COVID Relief Plan Released: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/20/20August 2020 COLUMN
The Post-Pandemic Future for Electric Vehicles (EVs)
8/18/20New Smaller GOP Stimulus Package Unveiled: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/17/20No Stimulus Deal – U.S. Senators Leave D.C.!: -19 Transportation Update
8/14/20Congress Breaks for Summer – No Stimulus Deal!: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/13/20$400 Federal Unemployment Benefit Slashed To $300 By States: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/12/20Congressional COVID-19 Relief Package Officially On Hold?: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/11/20The Future of Electric Vehicles = Trump vs. Biden + Norway: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/10/20US President's Pandemic Executive Orders Explained: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/7/20Congressional Stimulus Update – 3 Options: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/7/20SBA Changes PPP Rules!: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/6/20Last Chance to RSVP for Tomorrow’s EV & Emerging Tech Webinar: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/5/20Matt Daus Discusses Electric Vehicles Thurs., Aug. 6th @ 11am EDT (Register Now): COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/4/20Matt Daus on Radio Show Discussing NYC COVID Taxi Crisis: COVID-19 Transportation Update
8/1/20Daus Addresses Taxi Ridership Decline on Radio Show this Sunday at 8:00am EST: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/31/20NYC TLC Post-Pandemic Industry Stats Finally Released: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/30/20Micro-Mobility in NYC – Revel, Lyft, Lime, Councilman Cabrera & TA: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/29/20Has U.S. Senate Crushed Public Transit Bailout Hopes?: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/28/20NYC TLC Regulated Industry Leaders Discuss Re-Opening: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/24/20Stimulus Preview = $Checks + Unemployment + Tax Cuts + Liability Protection + PPP Extension: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/25/20July 2020 COLUMN
IATR’s 33rd Annual ‘Virtual’ Conference “Resilient Regulation!” October 26th-29th, 2020
7/24/20U.S. Payroll Tax Cut Off the Table, But $100 Billion in School Aid May Come: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/23/20US Senate Plans "Handful" of Stimulus Bills: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/22/20NY MTA Public Transit Free On-Demand Webinar: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/21/20New Federal Stimulus Money Coming Soon?: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/18/20NY State Board of Regents School Re-Opening Transportation Guidance: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/17/20Daus on TV Discussing Pandemic Politics, Robert Moses & Dire Public Transit Future: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/16/20California PUC Proposes Mandate of CDC Guidance, Safety Plans & Driver Training: COVID-19 Transportation Updates
7/15/20School Re-Opening Transportation Primer: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/14/20Tax Day is this Wed., July 15th – PPP Forgiven Loans Not Taxable; EIDL Grants Taxable: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/11/20COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/10/20Business Disruption Pandemic Insurance Coverage Primer: COVID-19 Transportation Update - Thurs
7/9/20Re-Opening NY for Bikes, Taxis, FHVs, Scooters, Mopeds (2 Free Webinars Tomorrow): COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/8/20Last Chance to Register – NY Re-Opening Webinar: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/7/20Micro-Mobility in NYC - Free IATR/UTRC Webinar Thurs. July 9th at 3:00 pm (Register Now): COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/3/20Help for the Bus Industry on the Way! – Federal CERTS Relief Act; NY Re-Opening Bus Panel Webinar; Bus Safety Plan Webinar
7/2/20Bus COVID-19 Safety Webinar Recording Available Now: COVID-19 Transportation Update
7/1/20FREE WEBINAR Today: Bus Re-Opening Compliance & Risk Mitigation - July 1, 2020 at 2:00pm EDT.
6/30/20UTRC/IATR Announces Public Transit Panel Webinar Speakers
6/30/20Free UTRC-IATR Webinar Series: Re-Opening New York's Transportation Ecosystem (July 8-9) - Register Now (Space Limited)
6/27/20Travel Tax Credit Stimulus Package On the Way for Transportation Companies?
6/26/20Free Webinar: Re-Opening NY's Transportation System (Registration Now Open)
5/26/20June 2020 COLUMN
The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Ecosystem: An International Perspective on Mobility Trends
6/25/20European Union May Ban Travel from U.S
6/24/20Report Released – “Act of God” Pandemic Provisions in Transportation Contracts
6/23/20Avoid Lawsuits & Claims - Implement “Return to Work” Safety Plans Now!
6/20/20Does Your Transportation Company Have a “Return to Work Safety Plan?
6/19/20EEOC Guidance Prohibits COVID-19 Antibody Testing by Transportation Companies: COVID-19 Transportation Update
6/18/20MTA Reveals NYC Public Transit Re-Opening Plan: COVID-19 Transportation Update
6/17/20US SBA’s EIDL Program Open Again!: COVID-19 Transportation Update
6/16/20Updated NYC Mobility Data & Trends During Pandemic: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Monday, June 15, 2020.
6/13/20Canadian Transportation Worker PPE Plan: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Friday, June 12, 2020.
6/12/20NLA & Global Virus Network Driver & Rider Hygiene Protocol: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Wednesday, June 11, 2020.
6/11/20Motor Carrier Transportation Worker Safety Legislation: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Wednesday, June 10, 2020.
6/10/20NIOSH Releases Post-Pandemic Driver Safety Guidelines: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Tuesday, June 9, 2020.
6/9/20The FED Expands Main Street Loan Program: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Monday, June 8, 2020.
6/6/20PPP Flexibility Act Becomes Law – Loan Deadline is June 30th: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Friday, June 5, 2020.
6/5/20U.S. Senate Passes Law Liberalizing & Extending PPP Benefits – Trump to Sign ASAP: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Thursday, June 4, 2020.
6/3/20Vodcast with NYC Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Wednesday, June 3, 2020.
6/2/20Breaking News! - FHVs Ordered Off the Road @ 8:00 PM EDT Tonight: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Tuesday, June 2, 2020.
6/1/20House Passes PPP Loan Forgiveness Bill: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Monday, June 1, 2020.
5/30/20New CDC School Bus Re-Opening Guidance: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Friday, May 29, 2020.
5/29/20PPP Loan Forgiveness for Transportation Costs: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Thursday, May 28, 2020.
5/28/20Post-COVID-19 Mobility Predictions & Trends (Free Webcast): COVID-19 Transportation Update – Wednesday, May 27, 2020
5/27/20New $100 Million NY State Loan Program for Small Businesses Re-Opening!: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
5/26/20May 2020 COLUMN
What the IATR and Transportation Regulators Are Doing to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic
5/26/20IATR-PHOTOS
5/23/20Regulatory Response in Europe, Asia, Australia & Middle East (Free On Demand Webinar): COVID-19 Transportation Update – Friday, May 22, 2020
5/22/20UPCOMING FREE WEBCAST - City Infrastructure Friday, May 22nd at 2:00pm EDT
5/21/20Live Webcast - City Transportation Infrastructure - tomorrow at 2:10 pm EDT: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Thursday, May 21, 2020
5/20/20LA DOT’s Response to the Pandemic: COVID-19 Transportation Update – Wednesday, May 20, 2020
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