Flight delays are not only a cause of major frustration for passengers but they also come with a $32 billion hit on the American economy each year.
Eno Transportation Weekly
December 1, 2017 – This week Eno released the sixth policy brief in the Eno Aviation Insights series – Where are airline passengers getting the best service?
School transportation is the largest mass transit system in the United States (not to mention the safest) – transporting 25 million passengers in 500,000 buses every day. However, it is often an afterthought for local education leaders and it is almost never a part of the municipal or regional transportation system.
Today Eno released the fifth policy brief in the Eno Aviation Insights series – How has air travel in specific metropolitan areas changed in recent years?
As America faces the challenge of updating and repairing its aging infrastructure, policy makers and employers need to create a pipeline of hundreds of thousands of jobs in the transportation sector and in transportation-related projects—especially in the wake of a largely retiring workforce.
October 27, 2017 – Your intrepid ETW Editor Jeff Davis will be making his MC-ing debut next week at Mobility Unmanned. The event will cover unmanned (or autonomous) technology of the air, land, and sea variety.
October 11, 2017 – Today the Eno Center for Transportation released the first of a series of policy briefs that make up the latest installment of Eno Aviation Insights. The series focuses on answering important questions affecting the U.S. aviation industry from an independent and objective perspective.
The Eno Center for Transportation announced today the appointment of Thomas Prendergast to its Board of Directors.
Eno’s latest report highlights the issues with the current U.S. aviation certification procedures and recommends key policy reforms.
The Multi-Agency Exchange (MAX) program is a collaborative effort to share technical information and career skills expertise between public transportation operators.
April 14, 2017 – The Eno Center for Transportation has selected Alice Grossman for the Eno Summer 2017 Thomas J. O’Bryant Transportation Policy and Finance Fellowship. This fellowship is designed to provide a professional development opportunity for aspiring transportation specialists.
Each year, the Eno Future Leaders Development Conference (LDC) gives 20 of the nation’s top graduate students in transportation a first-hand look at how national transportation policies are developed.
April 7, 2017 – On March 29, the House Oversight Subcommittee on Government Operations held a hearing to examine progress and lessons learned since the Washington Area Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) launched its SafeTrack program nearly a year ago in June.
This year the Eno Center for Transportation will honor Jane Garvey – former Federal Aviation Administration Administrator and Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration – with a Lifetime Achievement Award and Robert Prince – former Vice President of AECOM with the Wilbur S. Smith Friend of Eno Award.
February 24, 2017 – This week, the Eno Center for Transportation released Time for Reform: Delivering Modern Air Traffic Control. The report calls for taking air traffic control out of the Federal Aviation Administration in favor of either a government corporation or an independent, non-profit organization. It also proposes a new funding structure that relies on user fees, rather than the current mix of taxes and general funds.
On January 9, 2017 the Eno Center for Transportation (Eno) and the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) signed a cooperative agreement.
The Eno Center for Transportation has posted the following job announcements: DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS Eno seeks an enthusiastic, experienced Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships to work with President/CEO and partner with a distinguished Board in all fundraising activities and collaborations.
A 16-mile stretch of highway in southwest Georgia is beginning to earn a reputation as the one of the most sustainable roads in the world. The portion of Interstate 85 in Troup County currently plays host to a number of pilot projects not seen anywhere else in the nation (or in the world).
February 5, 2017 – Next week, over 10,000 transportation engineers, researchers, policymakers and other experts will gather in Washington, DC for the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Staff of the Eno Center for Transportation will be participating, as well as covering, the events that will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
The Eno Center for Transportation is pleased to announce that President and CEO Robert Puentes has been elected to serve as a member of the Federal Advisory Committee on Transportation Equity (ACTE).