Eno Transportation Weekly

Articles by Brianne Eby
Freight, Highway Trust Fund, Trucking
Transportation Opportunities for a Green New (Infrastructure) Deal

May 23, 2019 – Last week, transportation and infrastructure professionals convened around the country to discuss priorities for a national infrastructure agenda… While many conversations touched on opportunities to invest in resilient infrastructure or efficient transportation systems, there was a notable absence of discussion about another current major proposal of national significance: the Green New Deal resolution aimed at addressing climate change and economic inequality, of which infrastructure is a major component.

congestion pricing
New York OK’s First Cordon Congestion Pricing Program in U.S., With Many Details Still Undetermined

April 5, 2019 – On Sunday March 31, the New York State Legislature and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed off on a $175 billion budgetfor fiscal year 2020. The plan included dedicated funding streams for the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), to be supported by a variety of sources including a central business district tolling program, or congestion pricing.

Microtransit, Public transit, Public/private partnerships, Resilience, Shared vehicles, TNCs, Transit technology
Insights from the National Shared Mobility Summit

March 8, 2019 – This week, professionals in transit, micromobility, carsharing, and ride-hailing gathered together in Chicago for the Fifth Annual Shared Mobility Summit hosted by the Shared Use Mobility Center (SUMC). Preceding the Summit, SUMC (in conjunction with the Federal Transit Administration) hosted a daylong workshop on the newly funded Mobility on Demand (MOD) On-Ramp Program.

Airports, Amtrak, Aviation, electric vehicles, Environment, Federal funding, Federal governance, Freight, Fuel tax, Governance, Highway Trust Fund, Highways, Local governance, Maritime, Mileage-based user fees, ports, Public transit, Resilience, State governance, Transit workforce
House T&I Kicks Off 2019 With Infrastructure Hearing

February 9, 2019 – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee of the 116thCongress formally kicked off its work yesterday with a marathon seven-hour hearing entitled “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait.”

congestion pricing, emissions, Environment, Highways, Streets, Tolls
Overdue and Overlooked: Congestion Pricing

January 9, 2019 – While no silver bullet will fix the woes of urban mobility and access, transportation economists believe that congestion pricing strategies come close. This month, Eno will launch a project to evaluate best practices in congestion pricing techniques.

Ballot measure, Bridges, Governance, Highways, State governance, Streets
Colorado Rejects Two Transportation Ballot Measures, Elects Jared Polis as Governor

November 8, 2018 – On Tuesday’s ballot, Colorado voters faced two opposing statewide transportation measures. Both failed by roughly the same margin in this latest attempt to deal with funding challenges as the state’s transportation infrastructure needs fail to keep pace with its growing population.

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.

Air traffic control, Aviation, Aviation workforce
Pipelines, proficiency, partnerships major themes of FAA Aviation Workforce Symposium

September 20, 2018 – Last Thursday, the Federal Aviation Administration hosted a conference, “Aviation Workforce Symposium: Ensuring America’s Pilot and Mechanic Supply”. Eno was on site at the event, which featured speakers representing the federal government, industry groups, the military, educational institutions, and private airlines.

Aviation, Aviation safety/security, Federal governance, Governance
Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on TSA Oversight

September 6, 2018 – On Wednesday, less than one week before the 17th anniversary of September 11, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing to assess challenges and progress in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) aviation security efforts.

Bridges, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Public transit, Streets
Senate EPW Holds Hearing on Low-cost Federal Infrastructure Loans

July 12, 2018 – Amidst an ongoing discussion of investing in U.S. infrastructure, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing, “The Long-term Value to U.S. Taxpayers of Low-cost Federal Infrastructure Loans,” on Tuesday.

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