August 1, 2019 – In the wake of recent reporting in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal regarding the certification process for the Boeing 737 MAX and the extent of Boeing’s involvement in the regulatory process, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development held a hearing on oversight of the FAA on July 31.
Eno Transportation Weekly
May 15, 2019 – Eno conducted an analysis of the international market for air travel in November 2018 for the Japan International Transport Institute. This multi-part ETW series details some of the most interesting facts and findings of that work.
March 21, 2019 – On Tuesday, March 12 the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing on the Future of Aviation touching on a mélange of emerging trends in aviation and aerospace.
March 20, 2019 – The President’s fiscal year 2020 budget request for the Department of Homeland Security includes proposals for a small cut in Transportation Security Administration operational funding, a large cut in Coast Guard procurement, and a two-thirds cut in Federal Emergency Management Agency transportation security grants.
October 12, 2018 – The newly enacted FAA reauthorization mandates 18 new or expedited federal regulations.
October 5, 2018 – The staffs of the House and Senate transportation committees are going to be doing a lot of reading over the next three years. The new Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill, which President Trump will sign into law later today, requires various entities (mostly, but not always, the FAA) to submit 119 new reports to Congress in the coming years.
The following is an overview of the final compromise FAA reauthorization bill released in the wee hours of September 22, broken down into five areas: funding authorizations, airline customer service, aviation safety, airports, and unmanned aviation systems. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has released a more detailed section-by-section summary of the bill here.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Highways and Transit – subcommittee hearing on “Innovation in Surface Transportation” (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.
The following is a list of amendments made in order by the House Rules Committee to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization bill. Clicking on the sponsor name will take you to the text of the amendment.
April 24, 2018 – The following is a summary of the third and final version of House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster’s (R-PA) “manager’s amendment to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization bill. This is the version made in order by the Rules Committee for House action.
April 19, 2018 – The House Rules Committee has now posted the text of 213 amendments to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization bill, that were filed before or shortly after the deadline of 2 p.m.
January 31, 2018 – Today the Eno Center for Transportation released the tenth policy brief in the Eno Aviation Insights series – How does the federal government subsidize air service to small communities?
December 22, 2017 – Both chambers of Congress passed the massive tax cut legislation (H.R.
December 15, 2017 – At 5:30 p.m. today, Congressional negotiators filed the final “conference report” version of the tax bill (H.R. 1) in the House of Representatives. The House could vote on the measure as early as Tuesday.
Flight delays are not only a cause of major frustration for passengers but they also come with a $32 billion hit on the American economy each year.
December 8, 2017 – The House and Senate sent the $1.45 trillion tax reform bill (H.R. 1) to a House-Senate conference committee this week to iron out differences between the House version of the bill and the Senate amendment.
November 21, 2017 – After a grueling 24-hour markup session (spread over four days), the Senate Finance Committee on November 16 approved a draft plan for tax reform and restructuring that would increase federal deficits by over $1.4 trillion over the coming decade.
November 16, 2017 – The House of Representatives has passed a tax reform bill cutting total federal receipts by almost $1.5 trillion over the next ten years (H.R .1) by a vote of 227 to 205.
October 11, 2017 – Today the Eno Center for Transportation released the first of a series of policy briefs that make up the latest installment of Eno Aviation Insights. The series focuses on answering important questions affecting the U.S. aviation industry from an independent and objective perspective.
September 19, 2017 – Earlier this month, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) made available another report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) deployment of NextGen, the agency’s multi-decade modernization program.