Seattle

Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: NextGen

USDOT I.G. Criticizes NextGen Cost-Benefit Analysis

September 7, 2017 – The USDOT Inspector General made public this week an August 15 letter with their analysis on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) most recent business case for NextGen, the agency’s ongoing program to modernize air traffic control (ATC).

FAA Gives Thune a NextGen Status Update

February 5, 2017 – Back on December 1, Senator John Thune (R-SD), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, asked the Federal Aviation Administration to report promptly on the status of NextGen deployment, the agency’s multi-year endeavor to modernize air traffic control (ATC).

Senate Commerce Asks FAA for Detailed Report on NextGen Status

December 7, 2016 – After a couple of weeks of intense reporting activity by governmental watchdogs, Senator John Thune (R-SD), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, asked the Federal Aviation Administration to report promptly on the status of NextGen deployment, the agencies multi-year, multi-year endeavor to modernize air traffic control (ATC).

GAO Summarizes NextGen Past and Future Costs

November 23, 2016 – The GAO on November 17 issued a report summarizing the past and future costs of NextGen, the ATC modernization program being implemented by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Eno Releases Freight Funding Paper, Aviation Insights Website

The Eno Center is capping off a very busy Infrastructure Week by releasing its newest project – Eno Aviation Insights. This is an interactive data visualization webpage that paints a picture of the modern airline industry since deregulation in 1979.

Senate Pushes Final Vote on FAA Bill to Next Week

April 14, 2016 – The U.S. Senate failed to reach agreement earlier today on legislation reauthorizing Federal Aviation Administration programs for fiscal years 2016 and 2017 (H.R. 636), and Senators have left town for the weekend. The Senate will hold another vote on limiting debate on the bill at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 18.

Additional FAA Amendments Filed in Senate

April 8, 2016 – The Senate adopted a handful of additional amendments to the pending Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill (H.R. 636) by voice vote at 5:07 p.m., and then the Congressional Budget Office released its cost estimate for the bill shortly after that.

Senate Begins Amending FAA Bill

April 7, 2016 – Last night, the U.S. Senate finally got to work on the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill and locked in an agreement for the consideration of an initial round of amendments.

Be Part of the Conversation
Sign up to receive news, events, publications, and course notifications.
No thanks