Large, regional infrastructure projects are key to unlocking future economic growth. One example is the AIRnet-21 proposal that would rebuild the Northeast Corridor rail line.
Eno Transportation Weekly
March 29, 2019 – Women offer the skills and experience that most organizations and boards need, including knowledge, operational experience, and functional expertise.
March 29, 2019 – I had the honor of working under three Secretaries – Ray LaHood, Anthony Foxx, and Elaine Chao. Each demonstrated a dedication to nurturing the transportation workforce.
March 29, 2019 – It’s no secret a lot has changed since passengers first took to the sky, both in terms of regulation and operation, and not just when it comes to affordability. After years of progress, women are now in the cockpit and the boardroom, Elaine Chao heads the Department of Transportation (DOT), and women are making names for themselves in a previously male-dominated industry.
March 29, 2019 – Some critical questions businesses are asking themselves – especially those in the transportation sector – are: 1) How will automation affect our existing workers and the future of work, and 2) How can we facilitate the adoption of lifesaving technological advancements while also addressing the fears of those already working in these fields?
March 29, 2019 – The practice of ridehailing and carpooling, be it a taxi, Uber, or slugging, includes sharing a vehicle that is not your own, and sometimes sharing that asset and space with multiple other people who also do not own that vehicle. In order to maximize road and vehicle capacity, the transportation industry must identify ways to mitigate our natural aversion to sharing to maximize efficiency.
March 29, 2019 – The recent government shutdown was just the latest of many instances in which FAA, its workforce, and the aviation industry have been held hostage by a political disagreement that has nothing to do with aviation.
March 8, 2019 – In the country’s two biggest metropolitan areas, political leaders took big steps toward full-scale congestion pricing strategies last week.
March 1, 2019 – Why does the U.S. lack high-speed rail in comparison to Europe and Japan? The main answer is population density.
February 22, 2019 – Ride-sharing services offer an opportunity to enhance transit and create a new ecosystem of interconnected multimodal options where ride-hailing and transit work together to provide cost-efficient and environmentally friendlier commutes.
February 22, 2019 State DOTs, MPOs, and cities across the country have good examples of robust asset management systems and project prioritization methods for highways, local roads, transit projects, and freight projects, but examples of methodological pedestrian planning are rare.
February 13, 2019 – The failure of the California high-speed rail project doesn’t necessarily mean the doom of HSR in the U.S. The California project followed seven “worst practices” that other projects could avoid.
January 23, 2019 – The all-too-regular budgetary shenanigans highlight once again that the nation’s aviation system should not be subject to the whims and uncertainties of political battles. It’s time for reform.
January 25, 2019 – Both the spending and revenue sides of the federal-aid highway program are very carbon-centric. Is the present highway program compatible with a “Green New Deal”?
January 18, 2019 – Transportation infrastructure is at risk from severe weather events compounded by climate change, according to the Transportation chapter of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) report.