Issue / Governance reform

Truman and Transportation

August is the time for getting caught up on long-term projects, and this week marks the conclusion of my looks back at how Harry S....

Pre-1960s Attempts to Create a U.S. Department of Transportation – Part 5 – Truman Moves Public Roads and Maritime to Commerce

Last week, part four of this long-running series told the story of how the Hoover Commission in 1948 and 1949 reached its final...

January 1950 BoB Transportation Reorganization Memo

This is a PDF of a Bureau of the Budget internal memorandum dated January 3, 1950 entitled "Reorganization of Federal Transportation...

July 1949 Exchange of Letters Between Hoover and Truman

This PDF file is an exchange of letters between former President Herbert Hoover and President Harry S. Truman in July 1949. First is...

Guest Op-Ed: The Role of Transportation in Improving America’s Health

The Eno Center for Transportation’s publication of my white paper, Increasing Access to Essential Health Functions: The Role of...

The Role of Transportation in Improving America’s Health

Transportation access is one of the fundamental objectives of the public sector as a means to provide access to jobs, services,...

Webinar: Best Practices for Incorporating Equity into Performance-Based Processes

Recent events have further highlighted the systemic inequities built into American society, and our transportation infrastructure is no...

CDC Contract Tracing Rule Pushed to September

Earlier this week, Trump Administration officials tasked an interagency working group to come up with a plan for conducting contract...

Recent Transit Strikes Show the Pitfalls of Contracting Services for the Wrong Reasons

Unlike many of their counterparts in Europe and Asia, most public transit agencies in the United States directly operate fixed-route...

Delivering Better Outcomes: Recommendations to Improve the Governance and Oversight of DC Circulator and Streetcar

The District of Columbia contributes to the regional transportation network by providing two public transit systems in the...

Governance and Institutional Reform in Transportation: Results of an Eno Workshop

Policymaking, planning, and decision-making tools that were designed for the past may not be appropriate for assessing and addressing...

Reforming America’s Transportation System

In February 2019 the Eno Center for Transportation (Eno) and the Reason Foundation (Reason) convened a three-day workshop (the...

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