Eno Transportation Weekly

Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of September 16, 2019

  • September 19, 2019

    Senate Appropriators OK $86.6 Billion USDOT Funding Bill for FY20

    Appropriations, FY20,
    Earlier today, the Senate Appropriations Committee gave its unanimous approval to a draft appropriations bill that would provide the U.S. Department of Transportation with $86.6 billion in...
  • September 20, 2019

    USDOT Announces Recipients of $60M in ADS Grants

    Automated Vehicles,
    On Wednesday, September 18, USDOT announced the recipients of $60 million in Automated Driving Systems (ADS) grants. The funds were distributed nearly equally among eight projects (out of 73...
House Passes 7 1/2 Week CR As Appropriations Start Slowly in Senate
Appropriations,FY20

House Passes 7 1/2 Week CR As Appropriations Start Slowly in Senate

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4378, a stopgap continuing resolution to keep federal agencies and programs functioning normally (for the most part) from the start of the fiscal...

New York City MTA Proposes Mammoth $55B 5-Year Capital Plan
Transit

New York City MTA Proposes Mammoth $55B 5-Year Capital Plan

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Agency this week released an outline of its proposed capital plan for fiscal years 2020-2024. The plan proposes a total of $54.5 billion in capital spending,...

New Hudson River Tunnel Financial Plan Lowers CIG Share, Rearranges Debt Burden
Amtrak,Commuter Rail,Transit

New Hudson River Tunnel Financial Plan Lowers CIG Share, Rearranges Debt Burden

A few more details about the revised financial plan for the new Hudson River Tunnel project have come to light since the August 23 announcement that the estimated total capital cost of the project...

House T&I Approves Latest Iteration of “Flags of Convenience” Aviation Bill
Airlines

House T&I Approves Latest Iteration of “Flags of Convenience” Aviation Bill

Yesterday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a bill (H.R. 3632) sponsored by full committee chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Aviation Subcommittee chairman Rick Larsen...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 23, 2019

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 23, 2019

Tuesday, September 24 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials – subcommittee hearing on challenges and opportunities for...

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