Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: Land use

Parking Reform Picks up Steam in 2019

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.

Debate on Transit Subsidies Prompts More Agreement than Expected

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.

Bringing MPOs Into the FAST Era

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.

FY18 Budget Outline Expected Feb. 28

February 2, 2017 – House Speaker Paul Ryan has invited President Trump to address his first joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017.

How Local Governments Should Plan for Driverless Cars

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.

What Can DC Metro’s Past Tell Us About Its Future?

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?

Convergence: Where Do We Go From Here?

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.

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