April 13, 2018 – Hank Dittmar—a transportation pioneer well known to most of us—died on April 3, 2018 at age 62 after a long battle with cancer.
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March 16, 2018 – On Tuesday, the Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security held a hearing titled, “Rebuilding Infrastructure in America: State and Local Transportation Needs.”
A walk through the transportation-related exhibits of the National Museum of African American History.
February 12, 2018 – President Trump today proposed a $4.4 trillion federal budget for fiscal year 2019. As part of the budget transmission, the Trump Administration is proposing to give the U.S.
January 30, 2018 – As we all await President Trump’s State of the Union address tonight, in which he is expected to give some details of his forthcoming infrastructure plan, it is worth looking back at the times that recent Presidents have used the SOTU to speak to transportation and infrastructure issues (or declined to do so).
October 27, 2017 – Year-end reporting shows that the federal government spent $93.9 billion on transportation in fiscal year 2017.
February 5, 2017 – Next week, over 10,000 transportation engineers, researchers, policymakers and other experts will gather in Washington, DC for the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Staff of the Eno Center for Transportation will be participating, as well as covering, the events that will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
Procurement reform may not be the sexiest transportation issue right now but to restore American competitiveness, support smart job growth, and proliferate technological innovation, it just might be one of the most important.
September 22, 2016 – This November, the power of the state and local governments in the American electoral process will be forcefully demonstrated.
July 27, 2016 – Last week’s ETW looked at the transportation policies outlined in the 2016 Republican platform and in a July 1 draft version of the 2016 Democratic platform.
Here are some transportation-related excerpts from some of the party platforms since 1860.
2016 Republican Platform Heritage Foundation “Blueprint for Reform” “We propose to remove from the Highway Trust Fund programs that should not be the business of the federal government…mass transit, an inherently local affair th… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
The transportation world is changing rapidly, and it is in all of our interests to fully understand this change and respond with sensible policies that can be use to shape transportation for the decades to come.
December 4, 2014 – Yesterday, the House quietly passed a bill that increases the federal user charge on inland waterways – a tax on the diesel fuel used to tow barges – by 45 percent, dedicated to the Inland Waterways Trust Fund. How was this possible?