Eno Transportation Weekly

Articles by Hayley Burton
Amtrak, Appropriations, Federal governance, Governance, Rail, Railroads
As Trump Administration Proposes Cuts, Rail Stakeholders Ask for Increased, Reliable Funding

March 22, 2019 – Just a day after the White House released their budget proposal for 2020, which would significantly cut funding for rail and transit programs, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development held a hearing on March 12 to discuss the challenges and opportunities regarding passenger rail development.

Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Rail, Rail safety, Railroads
House Passes Scenic Byways, Route 66 Centennial, FRA Inspection Notification Bills

February 8, 2019 – On February 6, the U.S. House of Representatives passed five bills from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Three of the five bills were significant for the transportation sector as they would improve oversight of rail safety, protect scenic byways, and establish a commission to commemorate Route 66.

Bicycle, FASTLANE, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Pedestrian, Pedestrian safety, Traffic safety
FHWA Nominee Enjoys Positive Reception at Confirmation Hearing

January 31, 2019 – After more than two years without a Federal Highway Administrator, a confirmation hearing was held on Tuesday for former National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Nicole R. Nason to fill the role.

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