Using past Congressional guidance, the FRA has already stopped the growing problem of safety-based crew size mandates, but they will face similar challenges in the future, as the pressure to put state benefits ahead of national prosperity is not going anywhere. In light of this, Congress will need to step up and clearly assert that state rules that seek to stem railway automation are and will forever be “off track.”

Press Release: TechFreedom and the R Street Institute release policy paper with recommendations in response to FRA’s withdrawal of 2016 NPRM