September 25, 2017 -10:30 p.m. The U.S. House of Representatives this evening failed to pass extending Federal Aviation Administration programs and Airport and Airway Trust Fund taxes and spending authority for six months. The vote was held under the expedited “suspension of the rules” procedure which requires a two-thirds vote for passage, and the roll […]
Eno Transportation Weekly
September 25, 2017 – This morning, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released a full, 24-page cost estimate of the revised version of the House’s Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill (H.R. 2997) that was posted on the website of the House Rules Committee six weeks ago.
September 22, 2017 – House Republican leaders last night released the text of a draft bill extending Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorities and taxes for six months
September 19, 2017 – Metro (the operating name of the Washington metropolitan area transit authority (WMATA) faces challenges in both it’s operating budget and it separate, multi year capital budget.
Although USDOT’s new voluntary guidance is focused on manufacturers, it addresses many of the questions that the transportation and city planning sectors – and society at large – have been asking: will AVs be capable of safe operation? How will humans interact with them? Are cybersecurity risks being addressed?
Tuesday, September 26 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment – subcommittee hearing on stakeholder perspectives on water infrastructure needs (witness list to be posted here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn. POSTPONED – Wednesday, September 27 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Highways and Transit – subcommittee hearing on stakeholder perspectives on […]
September 19, 2017 – Earlier this month, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) made available another report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) deployment of NextGen, the agency’s multi-decade modernization program.
President Trump is wrong: Gutting air, water and land regulations won’t speed up most infrastructure construction.
On September 8, the Senate Commerce Committee circulated a preliminary draft of a bill that could create the nation’s first-ever laws around autonomous vehicles. ETW compares this draft with the SELF DRIVE Act recently passed by the House.
September 14, 2017 – President Trump has nominated Paul Trombino III to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration and Howard “Skip” Elliott to be Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration.
September 12, 2017 Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation released its first revision to the federal government’s policies around automated vehicles (AVs). Speaking at the University of Michigan’s Mcity, a test site for advanced vehicle t… This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account below or JOIN ENO […]
September 8, 2017 – House leaders have once again postponed the tentatively scheduled consideration of legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (H.R. 2997), which had been unofficially slated to be on the House floor next week.
September 8, 2017 – USDOT will release the Trump Administration’s first update to the federal government’s policies around automated vehicles (AVs) next week.
September 8, 2017 – What are the general aviation community’s specific concerns about air traffic control privatization, and how does the current House bill address those concerns?
September 8, 2017 – How would the governance structure of a private non-profit air traffic control corporation work? In this article we’ll provide an overview of the proposed governance model, and how it has been implemented by the Canadians in their own nonprofit ATC provider, NAV CANADA.