April 14, 2017 – Could taxation help alleviate the harms that automation could bring to the transportation workforce?
Eno Transportation Weekly
Category: Trucking workforce
April 7, 2017 – On March 30, the Eno Center for Transportation organized a workshop in partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia to tackle the most difficult issues in AV policy at the state level.
March 9, 2017 – The long-running drama between the trucking industry and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) over two provisions of the 2011 hours of service rule was settled this week.
Tuesday, March 14 – Senate Energy and Natural Resources – full committee hearing on opportunities to improve American energy infrastructure (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., SD-366 Dirksen.
February 24, 2017 – On February 15, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing entitled Moving America: Stakeholder Perspectives on our Multimodal Transportation System.
February 24, 2017 – The House and Senate Appropriations Committees got back to work this week negotiating the eleven unfinished appropriations bills for fiscal year 2017 (which started 147 days ago).
February 2, 2017 – The Trump Administration and Capitol Hill Republicans continue to wage war on the regulatory state.
December 6, 2016 – The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee has introduced new legislation intended to extend appropriations for the federal government from their current expiration of December 9, 2016 through April 28, 2017.
The potential impact of autonomous vehicles on society is vast, with both positive and negative implications.
Generally, public safety is the largest positive impact cited as AVs have the potential to eliminate the majority of the 94 percent of automobile accidents caused by human error.
Mantill Williams is the Director of Advocacy Communications at theAmerican Public Transportation Association (APTA). Prior to his current position, Mantill served as the Manager of Public Affairs for the American Automobile Association (AAA) Mid-Atlantic, and then as the Director of Public Relations of AAA National.
The U.S. Senate has voted, 62 to 32, to invoke cloture on the DRIVE Act (the surface transportation reauthorization bill offered as Senate Amendment 2266 to an unrelated veterans bill, H.R. 22). The motion to invoke cloture on amendment 2266 was adop… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item.
April 22, 2015 – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx defended his department’s fiscal year 2016 budget request before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee this morning.
March 5, 2015 – A hearing this morning before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee explored the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s role in regulating motor carrier safety.
2014 could be the year that a national freight policy begins to take focus in a new authorization bill. There have been several positive movements in this direction over the last few years that portend a possible emphasis on freight.