Eno Transportation Weekly

Policy & Op-Eds
Bicycle, Buses, Fuel tax, Governance, Highways, Local governance, Rail, State governance, Transit technology
Eno Staff Favorites from 57 Years of TQ

November 2, 2018 – With the related announcement that the Eno Center has finally put the entire 57-year run of Traffic Quarterly (1947-1981) and Transportation Quarterly (1982-2003) online, some of the Eno staff have taken a look through those archives and singled out some articles that they found interesting or relevant.

accessibility, Buses, Commuter Rail, Dockless, Microtransit, Public transit, Rail, Railroads, TNCs, Transit technology
Op-Ed: Addressing the Current and Future Challenges of Public Transit

October 25, 2018 – Public transportation will remain an essential part of our economies and transportation system, but it must leverage its strengths and evolve to meet today’s challenges.

Bicycle, Dockless, Governance, Local governance, Pedestrian, Pedestrian safety, Roadway design, Streets, TNCs, Traffic safety
Op-Ed: Cities are Looking to Change the “Rules of the Road”

October 25, 2018 – As cities begin to explore ways to accommodate new forms of mobility, outdated traffic laws and regulations must similarly shift to ensure everyone’s safety.

Automated vehicles, electric vehicles, Land use, Shared vehicles, Traffic safety, Transit technology
Guest Op-Ed: Autonomous, Electric and Shared – One of These Is Not Like the Others

October 10, 2018 – One of the most popular terms in the autonomous vehicle world is the belief—or goal—that vehicles in the future will be “autonomous, electric and shared.” However, what has been virtually ignored is that one of these three elements—the shared part—is not like the others.

Airlines, Airports, Aviation, Aviation safety/security, Federal governance, Governance, space, Unmanned aerial systems
Op-Ed: Eno’s Certification Recommendations in Final FAA Bill

October 3, 2018 – The FAA reauthorization directly addresses the agency’s critical role in certification in order to ensure public confidence in the safety of the system for business and leisure travel. With the industry changing rapidly as new technologies come online, the federal certification process needs to be more flexible and agile.

Automated vehicles, connected vehicles, Traffic safety, Transit technology
Carving a Path Forward on Connected Vehicles

September 26, 2018 – A panel of transportation and short-range communications experts argued this week that DSRC technology exists now and can provide safety benefits, and therefore should be implemented as soon and as ubiquitously as possible.

Automated vehicles, FASTLANE, Highways, Traffic safety, Transit technology, Transit workforce, Workforce development
Op-Ed: Better Communicating the Role of Technology in Transportation

September 20, 2018 – The fact that long-discussed questions still dominate transportation technology hearings speaks to missed opportunities or inefficiencies in communicating with decision-makers and their offices.

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