Eno Transportation Weekly

Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of September 21, 2020

  • September 25, 2020  | Jeff Davis

    One-Year FAST Act Extension Passes House

    FY21, Highway Trust Fund, Highways & Streets, Rail, Transit,
    The House of Representatives has passed a one-year extension of FAST Act funding and policy as Division B of a larger fiscal-year-end package (H.R 8337) by the wide majority of 359 to 57, with one...
  • September 25, 2020  | Jeff Davis

    House Passes Stopgap Appropriations Through December 11

    Appropriations, FY21,
    This week, the House of Representatives passed a stopgap continuing resolution (CR), H.R. 8337, extending all non-emergency fiscal 2020 appropriations from October 1 through December 11, 2020, at...
Guest Op-Ed: Transit Agencies Continue to Renew Their Missions and Reinvent Service
Accessibility,Buses,Equity,Micromobility,Microtransit,Public health,Public transit,Resilience,TNCs,Transit Technology,Transit Workforce

Guest Op-Ed: Transit Agencies Continue to Renew Their Missions and Reinvent Service

In 2020, all at once, public transportation providers were forced to confront multiple and varied challenges. Transit rose to the occasion to help communities, local economies, and health networks...

House May Vote On Another Pre-Election COVID Bill
Federal Funding,Public health

House May Vote On Another Pre-Election COVID Bill

The House of Representatives could vote as soon as next week on an additional package of COVID aid – a bill downsized from the $3.445 trillion Heroes Act (H.R. 6800) passed by the House on May...

House-Passed Extension Gives Highway Funding Increase to Texas and Colorado – And No One Else
FY21,Highway Trust Fund,Highways & Streets

House-Passed Extension Gives Highway Funding Increase to Texas and Colorado – And No One Else

As predicted earlier this week by ETW with 99.999 percent accuracy, the Federal Highway Administration has confirmed to Congress that the one-year extension of the FAST Act passed by the House of...

Eno Releases New Report on MOD Fare Integration with Transit

Eno Releases New Report on MOD Fare Integration with Transit

Over the past several years, some transit agencies have adopted more sophisticated electronic fare payment methods and achieved greater integration with other regional transportation providers and...

Webinar Recap: Transportation Spending and Planning in the Time of COVID
Congestion Pricing,Federal Funding,Highways,Infrastructure,Project Delivery,Public transit,Public/Private Partnerships,TNCs,Trucking

Webinar Recap: Transportation Spending and Planning in the Time of COVID

The coronavirus pandemic has hammered state and municipal budgets across the United States. A recent analysis from the National League of Cities found that nearly two thirds of localities have...

House Committee Asked to Propose New Improvements to USDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
Equity,Federal Governance

House Committee Asked to Propose New Improvements to USDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

On Wednesday, September 23, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing to discuss the impacts of – and potential improvements to – the U.S. Department of...

DOT Announces $321 Million in CRISI Rail Grants
FY20,Rail

DOT Announces $321 Million in CRISI Rail Grants

On September 23, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the selectees for grants from the fiscal 2020 appropriation for the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI)...

VMT Stabilized in July; Gas Production Indicates This May Be “New Normal” Level
Traffic

VMT Stabilized in July; Gas Production Indicates This May Be “New Normal” Level

The July issue of Traffic Volume Trends from the Federal Highway Administration says that total vehicle miles-traveled (VMT) on U.S. roadways in July 2020 was down 11.2 percent from the July 2019...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 28, 2020

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 28, 2020

Wednesday, September 30 – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations – subcommittee hearing on DHS management of trusted traveler programs (witness...

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