Eno Transportation Weekly

Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of December 30, 2019

  • January 03, 2020  | Jeff Davis

    New Session of Congress Begins Amidst Lack of Certainty

    Federal Governance,
    The Second Session of the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress began at noon today, but the agenda for the House and Senate, at least in the short term, is not clear. Instead of opening the session with...
  • January 03, 2020  | Paul Lewis

    USDOT Publishes Proposed Rule on Remote ID for Drones

    Aviation Safety, Unmanned Aerial Systems,
    In the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) world, nothing has been more critical to public policy than Remote ID. This system would enable (and require) UAS to transmit their location and identity,...
Eno Project Seeks to Understand Transit Costs/Delivery
Eno Announcements,Local governance,Project Delivery,Transit

Eno Project Seeks to Understand Transit Costs/Delivery

A recent subway extension in New York City cost around $2.5 billion per mile to build while another under central Paris cost only $250 million per mile. While certain distinctions in the projects...

FTA to Sign Grant Agreement for Seattle Federal Way Light Rail Extension
Federal Funding,Transit

FTA to Sign Grant Agreement for Seattle Federal Way Light Rail Extension

Shortly before Congress adjourned last month, the Federal Transit Administration sent Congress formal notification that FTA intends to sign a full funding grant agreement (FFGA) with Sound Transit...

Recent Transit Strikes Show the Pitfalls of Contracting Services for the Wrong Reasons
Governance reform,Local governance,Transit

Recent Transit Strikes Show the Pitfalls of Contracting Services for the Wrong Reasons

Unlike many of their counterparts in Europe and Asia, most public transit agencies in the United States directly operate fixed-route transit services with their own employees, using equipment...

Most Pending Transportation Nominations Sent Back to White House
Federal Governance,USDOT

Most Pending Transportation Nominations Sent Back to White House

The First Session of the 116th Congress ended at noon today, per the Constitution. And, per clause 5 of Senate Rule XXXI, "Nominations neither confirmed nor rejected during the session at which they...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 6, 2020

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 6, 2020

Thursday, January 9, 2020 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment – subcommittee hearing on proposals for a Water Resources Development Act...

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