March 8, 2019 – This week, professionals in transit, micromobility, carsharing, and ride-hailing gathered together in Chicago for the Fifth Annual Shared Mobility Summit hosted by the Shared Use Mobility Center (SUMC). Preceding the Summit, SUMC (in conjunction with the Federal Transit Administration) hosted a daylong workshop on the newly funded Mobility on Demand (MOD) On-Ramp Program.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Category: Public/private partnerships
February 22, 2019 – Ride-sharing services offer an opportunity to enhance transit and create a new ecosystem of interconnected multimodal options where ride-hailing and transit work together to provide cost-efficient and environmentally friendlier commutes.
September 12, 2018 – As the aviation industry innovates with vessels of all shapes, sizes, and uses, the House Transportation and Infrastructure aviation subcommittee assembled a panel of industry and government witnesses on Sep. 6 to discuss progress toward integrating all these moving (and flying) parts into the National Airspace System (NAS).
May 31, 2018 – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a final rule Wednesday on Private Investment Project Procedures (PIPP), which allows recipients of FTA funding for public transportation capital projects to modify or waive FTA requirements for that project if they can demonstrate the waiver will encourage private sector involvement.
May 25, 2018 – This week, committees in the House and Senate approved legislation authorizing new water resources projects to be carried out by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Eno was on site at the East Coast Kickoff event, which featured leaders from federal, state, and local governments, labor organizations, and private companies.
April 19, 2018 – The House Rules Committee has now posted the text of 213 amendments to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization bill, that were filed before or shortly after the deadline of 2 p.m.
April 6, 2018 – White House infrastructure chief D.J.
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.
January 26, 2018 – Last week, the U.S.
January 22, 2018 – On the morning of January 22, someone leaked an internal 6-page summary of the larger, 60-something-page White House infrastructure plan that has been formulated over the last year by the staff of the National Economic Council (NEC).
January 12, 2018 – White House staffers began briefing Capitol Hill on the forthcoming infrastructure plan this week, but hopes that the plan would be released the week of January 15 have been dashed.
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October 18, 2017 – Last week, the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing to examine highway and transit stakeholder views on U.S.
October 12, 2017 – On October 4, the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee convened a subcommittee hearing on infrastructure needs from the perspective of rail stakeholders. Rep.
September 29, 2017 – President Trump unexpectedly distanced himself from one of the core principles of his own Administration’s infrastructure plan this week – an increased reliance on public-private partnerships to finance infrastructure.
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.
August 9, 2017 – The Trump Administration’s mission to “unleash” private investment in transportation projects continued last week when the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a proposed rule to facilitate public-private partnerships in public transportation.
(July 20 note: this article has been updated with more detailed analysis of aviation, mass transit, and autonomous vehicle provisions of the committee report.)
June 23, 2017 – But in an era of disruptive newcomers and tech-driven innovation, the Movin’On conference was a prime example of how established players in transportation are working to adapt to shifting consumer preferences.