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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.

House Budget Panel Looks at Need for Federal Investment in Infrastructure

Any Congressional hearing focusing on "America’s Infrastructure" is bound to be wide ranging. This week's House Committee on the...

FTA Signs Tempe Streetcar Grant Agreement, Updates Other CIG Totals

The Federal Transit Administration signed a formal grant agreement this week with the Tempe, Arizona transit agency, promising $75...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 30, 2019

The House of Representatives and Senate are scheduled to be in a two-week recess from September 30 – October 14, 2019 (the timing of...

Webinar: So You Want To Integrate Zero Emissions Buses (ZEB) Into Your System?

Planning and integrating a zero-emissions bus fleet can be a daunting task. Good planning is integral to effectively deploying ZEBs...

House Passes 7 1/2 Week CR As Appropriations Start Slowly in Senate

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4378, a stopgap continuing resolution to keep federal agencies and programs...

House T&I Approves Latest Iteration of “Flags of Convenience” Aviation Bill

Yesterday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a bill (H.R. 3632) sponsored by full committee chairman Peter...

USDOT Announces Recipients of $60M in ADS Grants

On Wednesday, September 18, USDOT announced the recipients of $60 million in Automated Driving Systems (ADS) grants. The funds were...

New Hudson River Tunnel Financial Plan Lowers CIG Share, Rearranges Debt Burden

A few more details about the revised financial plan for the new Hudson River Tunnel project have come to light since the August 23...

New York City MTA Proposes Mammoth $55B 5-Year Capital Plan

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Agency this week released an outline of its proposed capital plan for fiscal years 2020-2024....

Aviation Working Group (By Invitation)

Eno’s Aviation Working Group is a standing advisory group on all matters relating to aviation policy. The group provides Eno staff...

Senate Appropriators OK $86.6 Billion USDOT Funding Bill for FY20

Earlier today, the Senate Appropriations Committee gave its unanimous approval to a draft appropriations bill that would provide the...

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