July 26, 2019 – With over 40,000 deaths attributed to on and off-road related vehicle incident in 2017 and 2018, vehicle related fatalities has made itself a persistent problem in the United States. The House Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on “Legislation to make cars in America Safer” on Wednesday, July 24.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Category: Public health
December 7, 2018 – The Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has issued a new update of its periodic report, “Critical Issues in Transportation.”
October 23, 2018 – Washington’s Initiative 1631 (I-1631), the Washington Carbon Emissions Fee and Revenue Allocation Initiative, proposes a fee of $15 per metric ton of industrial, commercial, and transportation-related carbon content.
May 18, 2018 – Planning for and building resilient infrastructure can minimize life-cycle costs if changes in technology, security threats, and transportation/land use patterns are all taken into account in the larger context of climate change and population shifts.
Due to the high cost of emergency medical care, healthcare providers are starting to see the clear link between transportation and missed appointments and how including transportation services in their plans can reduce costs.
Given its position as the largest, densest metropolitan region in the US, the City of Los Angeles stands to reap the most benefits or possibly suffer the greatest negative effects of the arrival of disruptive transportation technologies and new business models that rest on the acceleration of shared mobility, machine learning, clean energy, and big data. Urban Mobility in a Digital Age established LADOT’s vision for mobility in Los Angeles, anchored on the foundation of actively managed electric, shared, autonomous mobility that tackles congestion, enables economic mobility, enables equitable outcomes, and saves lives.
Twin 33-foot trailers towed in tandem would not only further degrade our already- deteriorating infrastructure, but they also pose a direct threat to the safety of all road users.
November 23, 2016 – Behind-the-scenes negotiations continue on the water resources development authorization (WRDA) legislation (H.R. 5303/S.
September 30, 2016- The House of Representatives this week passed a bill authorizing $17.4 billion in water projects to be carried out by the Army Corps of Engineers. The bill (H.R. 5303) passed by a vote of 399 yeas, 25 nays.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 – 3:33 p.m. The U.S. Senate, by a margin of 72 to 26, has passed a bill (H.R. 5325) appropriating $288 billion for stopgap continuing appropriations through from October 1 to December 9, 2016, as well as year-long Veter… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item.
Wednesday, September 26, 2016 – A breakthrough in the House on addressing the Flint, Michigan drinking water issue in the water resources bill may be enough to pull the stopgap continuing appropriations resolution (CR) past a Democratic filibuster in the Senate, averting a partial government shutdown this weekend.
September 22, 2016 – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) today called up legislation in the Senate that would provide continuing appropriations to fund federal operations from the start of fiscal year 2017 on October 1, 2016 through December 9, 2016.
September 22, 2016 – Two days after House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told a Bloomberg News reporter that the chamber would not consider the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (H.R.
Monday, September 19, 2016 – 9:30 a.m. Here is a brief synopsis of what we expect on Capitol Hill this week. Much more information will be forthcoming in this week’s Eno Transportation Weekly on Wednesday afternoon. CR. Negotiations on a contin… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item.
September 15, 2016 – The U.S. Senate has passed the water resources bill, and a vote to bring up a measure to use as a vehicle for short-term continuing appropriations has been pushed to next week.
September 14, 2016 – The U.S. Senate has just voted, 94 to 3, to bring to an end debate on the Water Resources Development Act of 2016, ensuring that the bill will come up for a vote on final passage by tomorrow morning if not sooner.
September 13, 2016 – The Senate Majority Leader has taken new steps to finish the water resources bill and pass a FY17 continuing appropriations resolution this week.
September 7, 2016 – The U.S. Senate spent today working behind the scenes to try and get all 100 Senators to support a unanimous consent agreement to bring the water resources bill (S. 2848) before the Senate.
September 6, 2016 – Congress returns to Washington today after a seven-week recess and may bring up the Water Resources Development Act tonight.
DOT has broad authority under transportation law in the U.S. Code to establish a performance-based approach to reduce transportation-related air pollution.