Event Type

AHA Congressional Briefing


  • Washington, DC

Event Description

This briefing offered historical perspectives on federal safety regulations in transportation. Panelists Janet Bednarek (Univ. of Dayton), Jeff Davis (Eno Center for Transportation), and Peter Norton (Univ. of Virginia) provided historical context on federal transportation regulations, with a particular focus on the aviation, railroad, shipping, and automobile industries. Alexandra Levy (American Historical Association) served as moderator.

The briefing was recorded by C-SPAN and should be available soon.

Download the handout as a PDF.