June 20, 2018 – New York City is moving towards a performance approach to regulating TNCs with the goal of providing equitable access to transportation options.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Category: Performance Measures
May 31, 2018 – The Federal Highway Administration has issued a final rule repealing the greenhouse gas measurement standard proposed by the Obama Administration as part of the MAP-21 highway performance measures.
May 25, 2017 – On May 19, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) codified rulemaking to establish new performance management requirements as required under the 2012 and 2015 surface transportation bills, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
February 17, 2017 – Federal agencies are continuing to implement the regulatory “freeze order” from the White House, including a delay in implementation of the Federal Highway Administration’s recent performance measures rule.
February 8, 2017 – Federal agencies are extending the effective dates of published rules and reviewing others for compliance with President Trump’s regulatory freeze.
January 18, 2017 – The Federal Highway Administration published its final rule on the national performance measures for highways in the Federal Register this morning, making it official. The final rule, which can be read here, includes a controversial provision requiring states to measure greenhouse gas emissions on roads.
January 10, 2017 – Team ETW is preoccupied this week with the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board here in DC, but the Department of Transportation insists on making news anyway. This includes a final highway performance measures rule from FHWA and a final 30-year forecast of national transportation trends from the Department head office.
On August 19, 2016, a coalition of 23 highway stakeholder groups submitted comments for the record to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in opposition to the idea of using greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as one of the measurements of highway performance.
August 17, 2016 – In this week’s edition of Point/Counterpoint, the chairman and ranking minority member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee address the Department of Transportation’s proposed rule implementing the performance measurement standards for roads and bridges prescribed by the 2012 MAP-21 law.
In order to effectively improve the performance of our Federal-aid highway program and provide a means to the most efficient investment of Federal transportation funds, FHWA must faithfully implement section 1203 of MAP-21, as enacted by Congress, and forego inclusion of an unauthorized GHG performance measure.
DOT has broad authority under transportation law in the U.S. Code to establish a performance-based approach to reduce transportation-related air pollution.
April 20, 2016 – On April 18, the Federal Highway Administration released the last (and largest) of the three rulemakings implementing the national highway performance measures enacted in section 1203 of the 2012 MAP-21 law.