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Eno Transportation Weekly

Articles by Ann Henebery
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Eno Announces 2017 Future Leaders Class

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.

Eno Announces 2017 LDC Dinner Award Winners

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.

ATC, Aviation, FAA
New Eno Center Report Calls for Sweeping Changes to U.S. Air Traffic Control

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.

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Eno Center for Transportation Job Announcements

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. The position is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to lead the development […]

Convergence
Creating the World’s First Sustainable Highway

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).

Eno, Transportation, TRB
Eno at TRB 2017

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.

Election 2016, Elections
Transportation Ballot Measures Recap

Eno compiled and reviewed all the results from transportation ballot measures that went before voters across the country on Election Day. Based on our research, we assembled some statistics to show how these measures fared nationwide. While there is much more to track and distill, the figures below provide a glimpse into the public opinion surrounding transportation at the state and local level.

Bus, Bus Networks, Mass Transit, Technology
Bus Tracking Startup Offers Simple Solutions to Riders and Transit Agencies

TransLoc, a North Carolina-grown startup, was founded 11 years ago by Josh Whiton and is currently based out of Durham. The company got its start by simply asking the question “where is my bus?” This lead them to create a GPS tracking system that could show both riders and agencies exactly where their bus is on its route.

PPP
DC’s P3 Office Hits the Ground Running

November 4, 2016 – In a continuation of one of the latest trends in transportation, D.C. public agencies that are interested in working with the private sector now have a dedicated, full-time office to help navigate the process – D.C.’s Office of Public-Private Partnerships (OP3).

Election 2016, Elections
The Lists: 10 Ballot Measures to Watch on Election Day

November 4, 2016 – Here at Eno, we are closely tracking not just the Presidential drama and the House and Senate races, but also the hundreds and hundreds of transportation ballot measures and initiatives are up for vote on November 8. As we’ve written, we believe the way these measures got on the ballot and the message voters will send means a future of more citizen involvement in the decisions that shape their communities and regions.

Election 2016, Elections, Gas Tax, Mass Transit, Passenger Rail, Rail
Transportation Ballot Measure Database Now Available

Eno has compiled a list of the states that have measures up for vote on Election Day and will continue updating this database. Americans in nearly half the 50 states will vote on hundreds of measures and initiatives that would support a range of transportation investments in their cities, regions and communities. By our count, there is over $450 billion at stake.