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Eno Transportation Weekly

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Op-Ed: Four Transportation Policy Predictions for 2019

January 3, 2018 – Eno’s Paul Lewis provides four predictions for transportation policy in the year ahead, from new federal policy on congested airspace to reckoning with the industry’s impact on climate change.

Integrating Dockless Bikeshare in your Community

Even without a financial commitment, localities offering their valuable public space for operations are investing in dockless bikeshare companies. As a savvy investor, local governments and agencies must ensure they see measurable returns that advance transportation goals.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of February 12, 2018

Tuesday, February 13 – Senate Budget – full committee hearing on the President’s budget request for fiscal 2019 – 10:00 a.m., SD-608 Dirksen. Wednesday, February 14 – House Budget – full committee hearing on the President’s budget request for fiscal 2019 – 10:00 a.m., 1334 Longworth.

Senate Commerce Convenes Field Hearing at Washington Auto Show

January 26, 2018 – On January 24, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a field hearing at the Washington Auto Show to discuss emerging technologies in the automotive industry, with a particular focus on automated vehicles (AVs).

USDOT Launches New Data Initiative to Predict (and Maybe Prevent) Fatal Crashes

January 19, 2018 – On January 8, Derek Kan, the Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, announced a new USDOT safety data initiative intended to merge 21st century data sets with the data that the department has been collecting for generations. If successful, this will break down the silos between its data sets to understand the factors that lead to fatal crashes and, in the process, learn how to predict and mitigate risks ahead of time.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 11, 2017

Wednesday, December 13 – House Homeland Security – full committee business meeting to consider legislation including H.R. 4559, to establish a global aviation security task force, and H.R.

USDOT Revamps Voluntary Guidance for AV Manufacturers (Pt. 2)

Although USDOT’s new voluntary guidance is focused on manufacturers, it addresses many of the questions that the transportation and city planning sectors – and society at large – have been asking: will AVs be capable of safe operation? How will humans interact with them? Are cybersecurity risks being addressed?

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