A walk through the transportation-related exhibits of the National Museum of African American History.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Debates about infrastructure are elemental to the shape of our cities. The ways people engage with projects that cut through their neighborhoods and shape their city are critical avenues for broader political participation. The structures these debates focus on are built to last for 40-50 years, affecting multiple generations. The decisions made about such projects – and the process gone through to reach those decisions – therefore must be open, equitable, and meaningful.
While there has been a lot of talk about how AVs might impact how we utilize land, there has been less discussion about the opposite phenomena: how current land use patterns will impact AVs deployment.
The Eno Center for Transportation is pleased announce the class and speaker lineup for the 2018 Transit Senior Executive Program (TSE). The program will be held March 4-9, 2018 in Washington, DC.
February 23, 2018 – It has long been understood that there are three main factors that lead to most traffic deaths: alcohol, speeding, and not wearing a seatbelt.
February is Black History Month and a chance to reflect not only on the contributions that people of African descent have made to this country, but the barriers they had to overcome to do so. One such pioneer in transportation is civil rights leader and former Secretary of Transportation William T.
February 23, 2018 – The House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials held an oversight hearing on February 15 to examine which railroads might not make the December 31, 2018 statutory deadline for installation of positive train control (PTC) technology – and what the consequences might be for the railroads that fail to meet the deadline.
February 23, 2018 – The second-largest program proposed by the Trump Administration’s long-awaited infrastructure initiative is $40 billion in block grants for infrastructure improvements in rural areas, with almost no federal strings attached, to be spent in rural areas at the discretion of the state governor. But how would that $40 billion be divided amongst the states?
[Some of the February 28 meeting times may change due to the pending funeral arrangements in the Capitol for Rev.
February 22, 2018 – Last Friday, Amtrak submitted an ambitious $11 billion budget request for fiscal 2019 and future years, dwarfing the $738 million requested by the Trump Administration for 2019 only.
February 15, 2018 – This is part two of our summary of President Trump’s infrastructure initiative
February 15, 2018 – President Trump’s infrastructure initiative met with skepticism from Congress this week, but his apparent endorsement of a gasoline tax increase as high as 25 cents per gallon has excited some legislators.
February 15, 2018 A lot can happen in a year. Last Valentine’s Day, House Energy & Commerce’s Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection (DCCP) Subcommittee convened a hearing with industry experts to discuss the regulatory challenges for aut… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item.
The House and Senate are taking the week of February 19 off for the President’s Day District Work Period, so no hearings are scheduled.
February 15, 2018 An updated status of major transportation and infrastructure bills in Congress (no recent updates, alas) is here. Here is the updated nominations calendar.