Eno Transportation Weekly

Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of September 13, 2021

  • September 17, 2021  | Jeff Davis

    Deadlines Start Catching Up with Congress Next Week

    Appropriations, FY22, Highway Trust Fund,
    After a very slow month, Congress will have to making moves next week to pass some key fiscal policy legislation next week, staring down a September 30 government shutdown deadline (a deadline that...
  • September 17, 2021  | Brianne Eby

    How Can New Transit Environmental Review Approaches Help Address Climate Concerns?

    Environment, Infrastructure, Project Delivery, Public transit,
    This article is focused on aspects of Eno's latest report: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better. For more information about community engagement, register today for...
T&I Panel OKs $57B Reconciliation Package After Tedious Markup

T&I Panel OKs $57B Reconciliation Package After Tedious Markup

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a $57 billion spending package in the wee hours of September 15 after a 17-hour markup session. The vote was a predictable party-line 37...

Re-Examining the Role and Scope of Community Engagement in Project Delivery
Project Delivery,Public transit,Transit Workforce

Re-Examining the Role and Scope of Community Engagement in Project Delivery

This article is focused on aspects of Eno's latest report: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better. For more information about community engagement, register today for...

Op-Ed: Why Automated Driving Faces a Monster Uphill Battle
Automated Vehicles,Roadway Design,Safety & Security,Streets

Op-Ed: Why Automated Driving Faces a Monster Uphill Battle

My three-year-old daughter takes her friend’s power wheels car for a first-time spin. I briefly show her how to turn the steering wheel and where the pedal is to move the car move forward. Within a...

How Long Can the Highway Trust Fund Go Without Another Bailout?
Highway Trust Fund

How Long Can the Highway Trust Fund Go Without Another Bailout?

The Federal Highway Administration briefed states last month on new procedures that would be used in the even that the cash balance in the Highway Trust Fund runs low enough to threaten the practice...

White House Shows Flexibility on Taxes on Under-400K Earners
Fuel tax,Mileage-Based User Fees

White House Shows Flexibility on Taxes on Under-400K Earners

The Biden Administration opened the door this week to increases in excise tax increases on persons making under $400,000 per year. At the September 15 White House press briefing, Press Secretary...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 20, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 20, 2021

Monday, September 20 – House Rules – full committee hearing on the floor procedures for consideration of the first FY 2022 continuing resolution, the defense authorization bill, and the women's...

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