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Eno Transportation Weekly

Happening on the Hill
Federal governance, Governance, Highways
Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 28, 2019

Tuesday, January 29 – Senate Environment and Public Works – full committee hearing on the nomination of Nicole Nason to be Federal Highway Administrator – 10:00 a.m., SD-406 Dirksen.

Appropriations, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 21, 2019

Tuesday, January 22 – House Rules  full committee hearing on H.R. 648, omnibus appropriations for fiscal year 2019 (text here) – 5:00 p.m., H-313, The Capitol.

Environment
Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 10, 2018

Tuesday, December 11 – House Energy and Commerce – Subcommittee on Environment – subcommittee hearing on the 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act – Discussion Draft (bill text here) – 10:00 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

Environment, Federal governance, Governance, Maritime
Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 3, 2018

POSTPONED Wednesday, December 5, 2018 – House Energy and Commerce – Subcommittee on Environment – subcommittee hearing on the 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act – Discussion Draft (bill text here) – 10:00 a.m., 2123 Rayburn POSTPONED until Tuesday, December 11 at a time TBA.

Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Maritime, ports, Public transit
Capitol Hill Events – Week of November 26, 2018

Tuesday, November 27 – Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform – full joint select committee business meeting to complete the mark up of the draft biennial budgeting bill (bill text and amendment adopted at the first markup here)  – 2:00 p.m., 1334 Longworth.

Federal governance, Governance, Homeland security, Maritime
Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 8, 2018

Thursday, October 11 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard – subcommittee hearing on Coast Guard and NOAA fleet modernization – 9:30 a.m., SR-253 Russell.

Federal governance, Governance, Positive Train Control, Rail, Rail safety, Railroads
Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 2, 2018

Wednesday, October 3 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee hearing on positive train control implementation status (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., SR-253 Russell.

Aviation safety/security, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Homeland security, Maritime
Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 24, 2018

Wednesday, September 26 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation – subcommittee hearing on Coast Guard modernization and recapitalization (witness list to be posted here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Appropriations, Aviation safety/security, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Homeland security, Positive Train Control, Rail safety, Railroads, Transit technology, Unmanned aerial systems
Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 10, 2018

Thursday, September 13 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials – subcommittee hearing on positive train control (PTC) implementation (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Aircraft, Amtrak, Aviation safety/security, Cybersecurity, Environment, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Homeland security, Public transit
Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 3, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Highways and Transit – subcommittee hearing on “Innovation in Surface Transportation” (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Amtrak, Federal governance, Governance
Capitol Hill Events – Week of August 27, 2018

Wednesday, August 29 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee business meeting to consider agenda items including the Szabat (DOT) and Dearborn (Amtrak) nominations and S. 3367, DOT reporting harmonization (full agenda here) – 10:00 a.m., SD-G50 Dirksen.

Aviation, Federal governance, Governance
Capitol Hill Events – Week of August 20, 2018

Thursday, August 23 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee hearing to examine pending nominations including Joel Szabat to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Aviation and International Affairs (full agenda here) – 10:15 a.m., SR-253 Russell.

Federal governance, Governance, High-Speed Rail, Rail, Railroads, State governance
Capitol Hill Events – Week of August 6, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials – subcommittee field hearing to conduct oversight of the California high-speed rail project (witness list and streaming video information to be posted here) – 10:30 a.m. (Pacific Time), John E. Moss Federal Building, Sacramento, California.

Amtrak, Federal governance, Governance, ports, Rail, Transit workforce
Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 30, 2018

Wednesday, August 1 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee business meeting to consider several items including S. 2861 (rail crew protection), S. 3273 (port improvement grant program), and the Dearborn (Amtrak) and Oberman (STB) nominations (full agenda here)– 9:45 a.m., G-50 Dirksen.

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