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Category: Bicycle

Tax Reform Bill Sent to House-Senate Conference

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.

Senate Panel Approves Tax Bill As Sequestration Fears Mount

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.

When Cycling Philosophies Collide: Furth Versus Forrester

There are two well-established camps when it comes to cycling infrastructure policy. The International Cycling Safety Conference (ICSC) last month in Davis, California recently played host to a clash between these two philosophies.

Interview with Nat Parker, CEO of moovel

ETW recently spoke with Nat Parker, CEO of moovel, a Daimler-owned company that is works with city agencies to expand residents’ mobility options by seamlessly connecting them with public transit, TNCs, bikeshare, and other modes of transportation. The company has partnered with 17 transit agencies across the U.S.

Norms of Cycling Discussed at Velo-City Colloquium

June 23, 2017 – Delegates in the worlds of planning, engineering, and policy (as well as a few historians, architects, and enthusiasts) converged on the town of Nijmegen, The Netherlands last week for the 2017 The Velo-City Conference.

Communities Can Benefit from Autonomous Vehicles with Fast Action Planning

Kelley Coyner and Lisa Nisenson led the capstone session of Eno’s Capital Convergence, Taking it to the Streets: Creating the Strategies to bring an AV Shuttle to the Region At Eno’s Capital Convergence conference, technology leaders like David Woessner of Local Motors demonstrated that transformative transportation technologies – including autonomous vehicles (AVs) – already exist […]

Same Wheels, Different Tracks: Cycling in the U.S. and Denmark

January 18, 2017 – While last week’s TRB Annual Meeting was very much focused on the potential impact of connected and autonomous vehicles, the World Resources Institute hosted a discussion focused on cycling infrastructure in Copenhagen as a catalyst for talking about redesigning American cities.

Foxx Keynotes TRB Meeting, Releases Final 30-Year Forecast

January 18, 2017 – Outgoing Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on January 9 gave the keynote address to the 2017 annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board and took the opportunity to release the final version of Beyond Traffic 2045, the 30-year forecast (started a few years ago) of how the U.S. transportation system will evolve between now and the year 2045.

The Lists: 10 Ballot Measures to Watch on Election Day

November 4, 2016 – Here at Eno, we are closely tracking not just the Presidential drama and the House and Senate races, but also the hundreds and hundreds of transportation ballot measures and initiatives are up for vote on November 8. As we’ve written, we believe the way these measures got on the ballot and the message voters will send means a future of more citizen involvement in the decisions that shape their communities and regions.

Capital Convergence: Innovation in Washington

The proliferation of mobile technology and the rapid acceleration of computer processing power have driven a renaissance of innovation across fields that have long remained static. This has led tech firms to set their sights on “moonshot” projects that propose grandiose solutions to our most pressing problems.

Mapping the Digital City

While GPS mapping was groundbreaking, auto manufacturers and tech companies are now rushing to create sophisticated, ultra-precise maps of cities and every possible inch of road throughout the United States. The primary objective is to build functional and thorough digital representations of urban environments that autonomous vehicles, drones, and other automated technologies can use to safely navigate to any destination.

Preparing Our Towns & Cities for a Fleet of Self-Driving Vehicles

A substantial shift in transportation options is emerging, with various technologies advancing to market for connected and highly automated vehicles (C/AVs). Our nation’s $1,000 per capita annual crash costs may plummet – as technologists and manufacturers work hard to publicly deliver communicating and self-driving vehicles.

Book Review – Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution

If you haven’t heard of former New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, then you may know some of her projects: the protected bike lanes in Manhattan, the Citibike bikeshare program launched in 2013, or the redesign of Times Square in 2009.

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