Issue / Governance reform

Refreshing the Status Quo: Federal Highway Programs and Funding Distribution

This year, the federal government gave $45.6 billion in highway “formula” funding to the 50 states and the District of...

Refreshing the Status Quo: Federal Highway Programs and Funding Distribution

Each year, more than $45 billion in annual Federal highway funding today is distributed to states based on real-world metrics from...

What’s the Purpose of Mass Transit? – Part 4 – What’s the Underlying Goal of Transportation?

July 18, 2018 Prompted by the 50th anniversary of the decision to move federal mass transit programs from the Department of Housing...

What’s the Purpose of Mass Transit? Part 3 – From HUD to DOT

July 11, 2018 Federal mass transit programs were moved from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to the Department of...

Eno Aviation Insights: How Do Taxes And Fees Change If Air Traffic Control Is Privatized?

January 19, 2018 The Eno Center for Transportation released the latest entry in its Aviation Insight series this week, “How Do...

Like a Tweet, Go Directly to Jail? GAO Finds USDOT Social Media Violated Federal Law

December 15, 2017 Whatever low-level U.S. Department of Transportation employee manages their social media accounts was undoubtedly...

House Democrats Claim Sequestration Woes From Shuster FAA Bill

October 30, 2017 Democratic leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee earlier today sent a letter to...

Senate Passes FY18 Budget After Dropping House Air Traffic Control Provision

October 20, 2017 Last night, the Senate passed a budget blueprint for fiscal 2018 following the grueling "vote-a-rama" process. The...

Another False Alarm: FAA Reform Bill Not On Next Week’s House Schedule, Either

October 5, 2017 (expanded October 6) House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) once again today did not mention the stalled...

Op-Ed: Why Does Labor Support Corporatizing Air Traffic Control?

September 28, 2017  The most significant policy reform to our nation's aviation system is currently winding its way through...

1987 Memo to Chairman Hollings on Senator Ford FAA Bill Introduction

Memo from Senate Commerce Committee staff to chairman Hollings dated July 29, 1987 informing Hollings that Aviation Subcommittee...

FAA Reform One-Stop Comprehensive Reference

This page is intended as a one-stop reference for information about reform of the FAA. Please check out the new report from the Eno...

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