Eno Transportation Weekly

Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of January 18, 2021

  • January 22, 2021  | Jeff Davis

    Buttigieg Impresses Senate Committee at Confirmation Hearing

    USDOT,
    Pete Buttigieg, President Biden's nominee to serve as U.S. Secretary of Transportation, survived his confirmation hearing before a Senate committee yesterday without any serious disagreements with...
  • January 21, 2021  | Jeff Davis

    Trottenberg Leads Team of Biden Appointees to USDOT

    USDOT,
    As one of its last acts, the Biden transition on January 18 announced that Polly Trottenberg will be President Biden's nominee to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation. And earlier today, several...
White House Issues Regulatory Freeze, Orders Analysis and Rollback of Trump Regulations
Federal Governance,Project Delivery

White House Issues Regulatory Freeze, Orders Analysis and Rollback of Trump Regulations

On his first day in office, President Biden and his staff signed a series of orders intended to freeze, and where possible, roll back Trump-era regulations across the board. Regulatory freeze. New...

Biden Signs Transportation Mask Mandate, but USDOT Must Actually Implement It
Public health,Safety & Security

Biden Signs Transportation Mask Mandate, but USDOT Must Actually Implement It

Yesterday, President Biden signed a new executive order directing federal agencies to "require masks to be worn in compliance with CDC guidelines" in various modes of transportation. However,...

Outgoing Administration Distributes $59 Billion in Highway & Transit Formula Funding
FY21,Highways & Streets,Transit

Outgoing Administration Distributes $59 Billion in Highway & Transit Formula Funding

In its last few days in office, the Trump Administration distributed $59 billion in formula-based surface transportation funding to state DOTs and local transit providers. In a series of notices...

Trump Team Drafted FY21 BUILD and INFRA Funding Notices with New Transparency Requirements
Freight,FY21,Infrastructure

Trump Team Drafted FY21 BUILD and INFRA Funding Notices with New Transparency Requirements

As some of their last official actions, the Trump Administration at the U.S. Department of Transportation expedited the drafting of notices of funding opportunity (NOFOs) for the fiscal 2021 rounds...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 25, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 25, 2021

Wednesday, January 27 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – full committee organizational meeting for the 117th Congress – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn. Wednesday, January 27 – Senate...

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