March 29, 2019 – Given the budget constraints state and local governments face, infrastructure companies are stepping up. They are working with governments to build state-of-the-art managed lanes and toll roads, and these roads are the best platform to test autonomous vehicles.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Category: Managed lanes
December 8, 2017 – Virginia has always restricted peak hour use of I-66 inside the Beltway to vehicles with two or more occupants. That changed on December 4, when for the first time the state began allowing vehicles with only one occupant to use the roadway, subject to a toll that varies based on demand. High occupant vehicles (HOV) with two or more people could still drive for free.
A good HOT lane project has to be done carefully. And although ambitious, the proposal from Governor Hogan is light on details. Based on best practices from around the world, Maryland should include these features when developing its plan.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee adopted twelve amendments to H.R. 3767 (the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015) during its October 22 markup session – one large manager’s amendment and eleven other amendments.
TITLE I – FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS Subtitle A – Authorizations and Programs Sec. 1001. Authorization of appropriations. Authorizes appropriations from the Highway Trust Fund (see table). Clarifies that such authorizations are contract authority and are… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
BY KEVIN HEANUE Transportation Consultant In the last edition of the Eno Brief, Steve Lockwood presented one view of a future Federal Aid Highway Program under constrained finances. It is also worth considering a fundamentally different approach meriting equal consideration.
BY KEVIN HEANUE Transportation Consultant In the October edition of Eno Brief, Steve Lockwood presented one view of a future Federal Aid Highway Program under constrained finances. I do not want to argue with his proposal, but rather suggest that there is a fundamentally different approach meriting equal consideration.
Let’s just say that Congress has been having this debate for a really long time.
The first law providing federal aid to states for construction and maintenance of roads was enacted almost a century ago, in 1916. That bill (H.R. 7617, 64th Congress) was reported from the brand-new House Committee on Roads without any restrictions on federal money being used for toll roads.
BY EDWARD J. REGAN Senior Vice President, CDM Smith MICHAEL TOWNES VICE PRESIDENT, TRANSIT SERVICES LEADER, CDM SMITH Neither transit nor road tolling is new in America but both seem to be enjoying new levels of interest and support.
Despite the odd title, this is an optimistic report. Before describing a breakthrough in how to reduce urban traffic congestion, let me summarize the problems with current strategies. We are all travelers.
2012 Transportation Weekly Archive Index January 2012 January 18, 2012 issue January 27, 2012 update January 30, 2012 update #1 January 30, 2012 update #2 February 2012 February 2, 2012 issu… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.