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Highways and roads are the backbone of the transportation system. 91 percent of American households own a vehicle and use those vehicles to make the vast majority of their trips. Highways and local streets also constitute the bulk of transportation investment at the federal, state and local level. Vehicle miles hit a record 3.2 trillion miles in 2018, and continue to climb, posing challenges for maintenance, investment, congestion, and the environment.

Texas Once Again Triggers 95% Donor State Rule for FY 2020

As part of the FY 2020 highway funding apportionment process this week, it was revealed that, once again, Texas is the only state to...

How State Highway Funding Totals Are Calculated Under the FAST Act

As part of the Eno Center's release of its new paper, Refreshing the Status Quo: Federal Highway Programs and Funding Distribution,...

ETW 20th Anniversary Happy Hour

ETW turns 20 in October! Join us for a special happy hour to celebrate Jeff Davis and 20 years of Eno Transportation Weekly being the...

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...

House Hearing Looks At Commuter Rail Needs

The House Railroad Subcommittee held a hearing on September 24 to examine the state of commuter rail in America. The hearing heard...

FHWA Repeals 103-Year-Old Regulation That Banned Patented Materials in Construction

This week, the Federal Highway Administration formally lifted a 103-year-old regulation that has banned the use of patented or...

Senate Bill Gives Water Infrastructure Grants $319M Less than House

This week, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a fiscal 2020 appropriations bill for federal environmental programs that...

Senate FY20 Homeland Funding Bill Cuts TSA Screeners, Coast Guard Procurement

The Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday approved a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2020. But...

EPA Threatens to Make California Transfer Highway Funding to Mass Transit Projects

The Environmental Protection Agency on September 23 threatened to start enforcing long-dormant Clean Air Act provisions that would...

Eno Launches Survey to Understand How UAS Regulations Are Working

Eno’s Aviation Working Group has been meeting regularly to discuss ways to integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the...

Senate Subcommittee Revisits Air Traffic Control Modernization

Hopes for air traffic control (ATC) reform, a proposal that Eno has investigated in the past, were dashed last Congress when attempts...

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