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Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: Trucking

Senate Subcommittee Approves $71.4 Billion Transportation-HUD Funding Bill

June 6, 2018 – The Senate Transportation-Housing Appropriations Subcommittee this morning approved, by voice vote, a draft bill appropriating a net $71.4 billion for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2019. As is the usual practice, the subcommittee markup session was brief (just over 15 minutes), gave out few details, and featured a lot of positive statements and no amendments.

New FMCSA Administrator in Hot Seat at House Subcommittee Hearing

May 23, 2018 – House Members grilled recently confirmed Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez on the delayed implementation of motor carrier provisions of the FAST Act at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Tuesday.

Infrastructure Week: Freight in Focus

May 18, 2018 – During Infrastructure Week, two panels featuring freight experts and stakeholders emphasized the multimodal freight infrastructure needs across major U.S.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 21, 2018

Tuesday, May 22 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Highways and Transit – subcommittee hearing on the FAST Act’s motor carrier provisions (witness list  here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

House Bill Would Fund USDOT at $88.8 Billion in FY 2019

May 18, 2018 – An $88.8 billion spending plan for the U.S. Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2019 sailed through a House subcommittee this week and will go before the full Appropriations Committee next week.

FAA Bill Finally on House Floor Next Week

April 20, 2018 – The long-delayed Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill is finally poised for takeoff. The bill is on the official House floor schedule for next week, and the House Rules Committee has scheduled a hearing for 5 p.m.

FY18 Omnibus: Highway Programs

March 22, 2018 – The fiscal year 2018 omnibus appropriations package contains $47.5 billion in budgetary resources for the Federal Highway Administration.

USDOT Accelerates Work on Automated Vehicles 3.0

February 15, 2018 – USDOT is moving forward with the next iteration of its federal policy document on automated vehicles (AVs), titled Automated Vehicles 3.0, with a flurry of requests for comment and two public meetings.

White House Submits FY19 Budget Request

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.

Bringing MPOs Into the FAST Era

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.

Chao Reflects on Challenges for AVs at Detroit Auto Show

January 19, 2018 – In contrast to the full-throated support of autonomous vehicles from some legislators and her colleagues, Transportation Secretary Chao presented a rather nuanced view of the technology during her keynote speech at the Detroit Auto Show on January 14.

Ahead of the Curb: The Case for Shared Use Mobility (SUM) Zones

January 18, 2017 – TNCs do not have a home on our streets, and freight vehicles do not have enough commercial loading zones and parking places to accommodate booming ecommerce. Enter Shared Use Mobility Zones (SUM Zones), a flexible curb management tool that can help cities reduce congestion, meet their mobility goals, adapt to emerging technologies, and even increase their revenue.

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