August 14, 2019 – Over the past two decades, research from economists has brought parking policy to the forefront of transportation discussions and raised awareness of the impact of cheap, plentiful parking on mobility and housing affordability. In the past several months, Houston, Austin, San Diego, and Los Angeles have taken up parking reform efforts that could mark a departure from the status quo.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Category: Land use
October 10, 2018 – One of the most popular terms in the autonomous vehicle world is the belief—or goal—that vehicles in the future will be “autonomous, electric and shared.” However, what has been virtually ignored is that one of these three elements—the shared part—is not like the others.
October 5, 2018 – On October 2, the Cato institute hosted transit network design expert Jarrett Walker, of Jarrett Walker + Associates and Cato’s own transportation thinker, Randall O’Toole. The two discussed the past, present, and future of public transportation in the United States, agreeing on many issues such as the importance of freedom of mobility, benefits of private investment, and the disparity between transit needs in urban, suburban, and rural areas.
July 18, 2018 – This part, which is happily coincident with today’s Senate hearing on President Trump’s proposed executive branch reorganization plan, explores how the Nixon Administration in 1971 did a complete conceptual about-face on the issue.
While there has been a lot of talk about how AVs might impact how we utilize land, there has been less discussion about the opposite phenomena: how current land use patterns will impact AVs deployment.
February 2, 2018 – The policy and practice under which metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) operate has not kept up with shifts in federal policy. It is time to update the role MPOs play.
The U.S. can look to the Netherlands for examples of urban street design strategies that reduce accidents and bike-ped fatalities.
Data issues are the biggest challenge facing smart cities of today and tomorrow. By examining the USDOT Smart City Challenge Dataset, out of the 50 different challenges identified, the top two were data challenges.
May 19, 2017 – Former Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and other experts addressed a seminar on the future of mobility this week.
February 2, 2017 – House Speaker Paul Ryan has invited President Trump to address his first joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017.
The potential impact of autonomous vehicles on society is vast, with both positive and negative implications.
Generally, public safety is the largest positive impact cited as AVs have the potential to eliminate the majority of the 94 percent of automobile accidents caused by human error.
The ongoing problems of the Washington, DC regional rapid transit system (“Metro”), long obvious to local residents, have now leapt into the national spotlight. What can Zachary Shrag’s 2006 book The Great Society Subway tell us about the past and future of Metro?
The final session of Eno’s March 2016 Convergence event took a holistic view of the public policy role in enabling innovative mobility, reflecting on the robust policy discussions taking place throughout the day in terms of public transit, freight, cities, data, and autonomous vehicles.
At Eno’s Convergence conference on March 24, a session on “The Role of Cities in our Mobility Future” looked at a vital component on how our transportation systems are implementing technology solutions. Cities across the U.S.
BY EVA LERNER-LAM President, Palisades Consulting Group, Inc.