Issue / Federal Governance

1977 President Carter Handwritten Note to Sec. Adams Opposing New Subway Systems

March 24, 2015 This week’s ETW Document of the Week first came to light this week in 1977, when President Carter sent a...

1962 Sorensen Memo to JFK on Draft Transportation Message to Congress

March 16, 2016 Today’s ETW Document of the week is a memo to President Kennedy from his senior advisor Ted Sorensen written 53 years...

1972 Highway Bill “No Bill” Strategy Memo

March 12, 2015 This week’s ETW Document of the Week again revisits the Nixon Administration. In October 1972, House and Senate...

Congressional Estimators Say Repatriation Won’t Pay for GROW AMERICA

March 9, 2015 The tax estimating body used by Congress has determined that the President’s proposed funding offset for the GROW...

1978 President Carter Meeting on Airline Deregulation Bill

March 3, 2015 This week’s ETW Document of the Week is a Carter Administration memo preparing the President for a meeting with the...

Choose Your Own Transportation Future: Thoughts on USDOT’s Beyond Traffic

BY MARLA WESTERVELT Policy Analyst In recent years the American public has been inundated with crumbling infrastructure headlines...

The Highway Trust Fund: What is it Good For? A response to surface transportation devolutionists

BY MARLA WESTERVELT Policy Analyst Falling gasoline prices have Americans talking - prices that were hovering around $3.50 per...

Funding for freight can be a critical element for the next transportation bill

The United States currently lacks a comprehensive national freight policy. Over the past several years, there has been extensive...

Common Ground for Airport Investment

One might think that investing in airport infrastructure would be something that airport authorities and airlines would agree upon....

FY 1982 Reagan Transportation Budget Details

February 3, 2015 The ETW staff is hard at work putting together a mammoth summary of the President's new transportation budget...

President Releases FY 2016 Budget Request

February 2, 2015 This is a preliminary Eno Transportation Weekly Express update on the President’s budget request for fiscal year...

CBO Releases Initial FY 2016 Budget Outlook

January 26, 2015 The Congressional Budget Office has released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook. The main narrative document...

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