Eno Transportation Weekly

Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of December 2, 2019

  • December 06, 2019  | Jeff Davis

    FY20 Appropriations Negotiations at Critical Point

    Appropriations, FY20,
    Congressional appropriators have reached tentative agreement on the funding-related issues of the fiscal year 2020 Transportation-HUD appropriations bill, but several controversial policy provisions...
  • December 06, 2019  | Martin Wachs

    Building Environmental Collaborations While Funding Highways: An Innovation in Transportation Governance

    Environment, Land use, People & The Environment,
    Transportation agencies have been trying for generations to fulfill their missions while doing as little environmental harm as possible. But the objectives of enhancing mobility and preserving...
House T&I Committee Holds Joint Hearing on Freight, Setting the Groundwork for Reauthorization
Freight

House T&I Committee Holds Joint Hearing on Freight, Setting the Groundwork for Reauthorization

Freight is becoming a more important piece of federal transportation policy. Despite freight’s vital role in the national economy, the 2015 FAST Act was the first federal surface transportation...

Strong Growth in Transportation Spending by States
Funding & Finance

Strong Growth in Transportation Spending by States

According to a new report by the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO), overall spending by states increased across the board in fiscal year 2019. Total state expenditures hit an...

After Inflation, State Transportation Capital Spending Still Has Not Recovered From Recession
Funding & Finance

After Inflation, State Transportation Capital Spending Still Has Not Recovered From Recession

As part of the National Association of State Budget Officers' recently updated report on state spending levels, they reported that total state spending for capital expenses relating to transportation...

Who’s Doing What with Drones?
Aviation,Unmanned Aerial Systems

Who’s Doing What with Drones?

The Eno’s Aviation Working Group recently completed the initial phase of a project to develop policy recommendations for safely integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National...

Roundtable Roundup: Adopting a Common Data Language to Enhance Mobility
Accessibility,People & The Environment

Roundtable Roundup: Adopting a Common Data Language to Enhance Mobility

On Wednesday, November 20, 2019 AARP, the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC), and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) convened a Roundtable of industry leaders on...

USDOT Ended FY19 With $152 Billion in Undisbursed Cash
FY19

USDOT Ended FY19 With $152 Billion in Undisbursed Cash

As part of closing the books on fiscal year 2019, which ended a little over two months ago, the Treasury Department has released the Combined Statement of Receipts, Outlays, and Balances of the...

Partial Highway Statistics for 2018 Released
Highways,Streets,Traffic

Partial Highway Statistics for 2018 Released

The Federal Highway Administration has begun publishing the voluminous tables that will eventually comprise Highway Statistics 2018 as part of the ongoing Highway Statistics Series. Back in the...

DOT Announces $423M of Bus Grants to 94 Recipients in 42 States and DC
Appropriations,Buses,FY19

DOT Announces $423M of Bus Grants to 94 Recipients in 42 States and DC

The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the recipients of $423.3 million in federal funding for bus and bus facility upgrades. "Public bus systems throughout the country provide...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 9, 2019

Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 9, 2019

Tuesday, December 10 – Senate Energy and Natural Resources – full committee hearing on the upcoming IMO low-sulfur fuel standard for marine fuels (witness list to be posted here) – 10:00 a.m.,...

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