Eno Transportation Weekly

Eno Transportation Weekly

Weeks of February 15 and 22, 2021

  • February 26, 2021  | Jeff Davis

    House to Vote on $1.9 Trillion COVID Stimulus Tonight

    FY21, Public health,
    The House of Representatives is expected to vote late tonight on the $1.9 trillion COVID aid and stimulus bill (H.R. 1319) being moved through Congress as a filibuster-proof budget reconciliation...
  • February 26, 2021  | Jeff Davis

    How Imbalanced Will Another Large Bailout Make the Highway Trust Fund?

    Fuel tax, Highway Trust Fund,
    With Democrats holding the White House and both chambers of Congress, a clear appetite exists for significantly increased funding on surface transportation infrastructure in this Congress. And with...
Senate Public Works Panel Kicks Off 2021 Infrastructure Hearings
Federal Funding,Highway Trust Fund,State Governance

Senate Public Works Panel Kicks Off 2021 Infrastructure Hearings

This week, the Senate Environment and Public Work Committee’s hearing on infrastructure investment set some incredibly lofty goals for future investment in surface transportation. These goals...

First Highway & Transit Subcommittee Hearing of 2021 Tackles Racial Disparities in Traffic Enforcement
Traffic,Traffic Safety

First Highway & Transit Subcommittee Hearing of 2021 Tackles Racial Disparities in Traffic Enforcement

On Wednesday February 24, the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held its first hearing of 2021 on Examining Equity in Transportation Safety Enforcement. Witnesses included: Larry...

Biden DOT Rewrites INFRA Grant Solicitation – But Will FY21 Be the Only Year Team Biden Gets to Select Projects?
Freight,Highways

Biden DOT Rewrites INFRA Grant Solicitation – But Will FY21 Be the Only Year Team Biden Gets to Select Projects?

The Biden Administration has released its revised version of the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for the fiscal year 2021 tranche of funding under the "INFRA" grant program focused on highway...

Senate Juggles Subcommittee Chairmanships; Hawaii’s Schatz to Take Over DOT Appropriations
Federal Governance

Senate Juggles Subcommittee Chairmanships; Hawaii’s Schatz to Take Over DOT Appropriations

The Senate Appropriations Committee has seen a major shakeup in the leadership of its powerful subcommittee chairmanships, with Brian Schatz (D-HI) taking the gavel of the Transportation-HUD...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 1, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 1, 2021

Tuesday, March 2 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Aviation – subcommittee hearing on COVID-19's effects on aviation (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167...

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