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Speeding Up Electric Vehicle Adoption in the US

March 29, 2019 – Both federal and state tax incentives positively impact preference for electric vehicles, and the provision of public fast charging infrastructure is especially key for increasing adoption of battery electric vehicles .

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 11, 2019

Tuesday, March 12 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Aviation – subcommittee hearing entitled “Looking Forward: Aviation 2050” (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., HVC-210 The Capitol.

Overdue and Overlooked: Congestion Pricing

January 9, 2019 – While no silver bullet will fix the woes of urban mobility and access, transportation economists believe that congestion pricing strategies come close. This month, Eno will launch a project to evaluate best practices in congestion pricing techniques.

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.

NHTSA and EPA Propose CAFE Update to Freeze Mileage Standards

August 3, 2018 – Yesterday, the Trump Administration issued a 978-page proposed rule that would freeze corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards for automakers after model year 2020 at the MY2020 level. This proposed rule would overturn a decision made in the waning days of the Obama Administration to steadily increase the fuel efficiency standards through model year 2026.

FHWA Formally Repeals GHG Performance Measure Rule

May 31, 2018 – The Federal Highway Administration has issued a final rule repealing the greenhouse gas measurement standard proposed by the Obama Administration as part of the MAP-21 highway performance measures.

The Tesla Distraction, and How to Overcome It

April 27, 2018 — I hope that Tesla, the car company, is ultimately successful. But for transportation policymakers, the bursting of the Tesla hype bubble is an opportunity to refocus on the real, challenging tasks at hand.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 5, 2018

Tuesday, March 6 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – full committee hearing on the Administration’s infrastructure proposal (Transportation Sec. Chao to testify) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn. Tuesday, March 6 – House Oversight and Government Reform – Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment – oversight hearing on the U.S.

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