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Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: Convergence

How Can Automation Improve Freight Delivery?

At Eno’s Capital Convergence conference, held last month, one of the sessions examined the impact that existing and imminent new technologies will have on the freight sector.

Three Things to Know About the Other Smart Cities

To discuss the progress among the finalist cities after the Smart City Challenge, Eno convened a panel of representatives from three of these cities at its recent Capital Convergence: Portland, OR; Kansas City, MO; and Washington, DC, as well as a representative from the technology consultancy Cubic. Three main ideas emerged from the panel on how cities would go about implementing a Smart City.

Innovative Transit Partnerships: Three Things to Know

Although the industry is less than ten years old, transportation network companies (TNCs) have upended the traditional role of public transit agencies and how they would deliver service as people increasingly have more on-demand options available.

Three Innovative Approaches to Transportation Infrastructure

The National Capital region is home to myriad innovative transportation technologies, practices, and policies that can provide real lessons for projects around the country. These developments and their policy implications were the subject of rigorous discussion during a panel session at Eno’s recent Capital Convergence 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 […]

Creating the World’s First Sustainable Highway

A 16-mile stretch of highway in southwest Georgia is beginning to earn a reputation as the one of the most sustainable roads in the world. The portion of Interstate 85 in Troup County currently plays host to a number of pilot projects not seen anywhere else in the nation (or in the world).

Rethinking the Swamp: Capital Convergence 2017

Washington, DC’s image has taken a hit, but the region is doing as much—if not more—than any other region in the country when it comes to innovative transportation technologies, practices, and policies.

Eno Capital Convergence to Co-Locate With 2017 Washington Auto Show

September 7, 2016 – As part of its annual Public Policy Preview Days that advance the 2017 public show, which opens on Friday, Jan. 27, the Washington Auto Show will feature a new partner in 2017: the Eno Center for Transportation. Eno, whose mission is to cultivate creative leadership and to impact emerging issues for the nation’s multi-modal transportation system, will co-locate its 2017 Digital Cities conference, Capital Convergence (CapCon), at the show site, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, on Thursday, Jan. 26.

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.

Convergence: Where Do We Go From Here?

The final session of Eno’s March 2016 Convergence event took a holistic view of the public policy role in enabling innovative mobility, reflecting on the robust policy discussions taking place throughout the day in terms of public transit, freight, cities, data, and autonomous vehicles.

Convergence: What Role Do Cities Play in a Changing Mobility Landscape?

At Eno’s Convergence conference on March 24, a session on “The Role of Cities in our Mobility Future” looked at a vital component on how our transportation systems are implementing technology solutions. Cities across the U.S. have been leaders in how cities as they related to the growing sharing economy.

Eno’s “Convergence” Explores Intersection of Technology and Transportation

March 30, 2016 The Eno Center for Transportation held a one-day conference on March 24 that brought private sector technology and transportation companies together with public sector transportation leaders to explore the ways in which digital technology is changing the face of transportation and what those changes will look like in the years to come. […]

Eno’s Convergence to Address Transportation Mobility Innovations

This month Eno is hosting Convergence on March 24, which will bring together experts from the public and private sectors, leading academics, and game changing innovators to discuss one of the most pressing issues in transportation: technological innovation. During this forum we will spend the day with top thinkers in the field to explore the role of public policy in incentivizing the development and proliferation of groundbreaking technology enabled mobility options, while also ensuring public safety and the public interest.