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.
Eno Transportation Weekly
October 25, 2018 – As cities look for solutions to reduce freight-caused congestion and boost turnover at commercial load/unload zones, one possible solution—common carrier locker systems—seems poised to emerge as a tested and proven favorite.
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.
October 23, 2018 – Washington’s Initiative 1631 (I-1631), the Washington Carbon Emissions Fee and Revenue Allocation Initiative, proposes a fee of $15 per metric ton of industrial, commercial, and transportation-related carbon content.
October 25, 2018 – As cities begin to explore ways to accommodate new forms of mobility, outdated traffic laws and regulations must similarly shift to ensure everyone’s safety.
October 22, 2018 – Chinese-backed companies are targeting U.S. freight rail car manufacturing, and their market dominance would threaten America’s economic and national security, according to a report released Monday.
October 18, 2018 – Ports across the country announced volume records this summer as shippers rushed to move goods ahead of the Trump Administration’s proposed tariffs—but what happens when the tariffs come into full effect remains to be seen.
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.
October 5, 2018 – As USDOT unveiled automated vehicle policy 3.0 and Congress passed the FAA reauthorization, a panel of experts discussed what comes next for automated vehicle policy in the US.
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.
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.
September 24, 2018 – After recruiting these new Millennial and Gen Z professionals, how do you retain them? How do you make sure the money and hours spent training them pays dividends in the future?
September 18, 2018 – To attract Millennials and those who want purpose beyond profit for their work, you are going to have to tell your story to give them that purpose.
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.
When it comes to short-range, direct V2V and V2I communication specifically for collision avoidance and other related safety purposes, DSRC is the only communication technology that is ready for prime time.