Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of January 15, 2018

News & Analysis

Earmarks
House Leaders Mull a Return to Earmarking
January 19, 2018 – This week, the House Rules Committee held a set of hearings to examine whether or not Congress should resume earmarking funds for specific projects. A January 17 hearing featured testimony from Members of the House, and a follow-up hearing on January 18 featured testimony from outside groups.
Digital Cities, Shared-use mobility
Ahead of the Curb: The Case for Shared Use Mobility (SUM) Zones
January 18, 2017 – TNCs do not have a home on our streets, and freight vehicles do not have enough commercial loading zones and parking places to accommodate booming ecommerce. Enter Shared Use Mobility Zones (SUM Zones), a flexible curb management tool that can help cities reduce congestion, meet their mobility goals, adapt to emerging [...]
Amtrak, Nominations, OST, Senate Commerce Committee, USDOT
Senate Commerce Re-Approves OST-R, Amtrak Nominees
January 19, 2018 This week, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee approved, for a second time, the nominations of Diana Furchgott-Roth to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Research and Technology and of former Congre... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options. [...]
Autonomous Vehicles, USDOT
Chao Reflects on Challenges for AVs at Detroit Auto Show
January 19, 2018 – In contrast to the full-throated support of autonomous vehicles from some legislators and her colleagues, Transportation Secretary Chao presented a rather nuanced view of the technology during her keynote speech at the Detroit Auto Show on January 14.
Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 22, 2018
(The House of Representatives is not in session this week, so no hearings. And if there is a government shutdown, that may interfere with Senate hearings.) Tuesday, January 23 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security – subcommittee hearing on surface transportation security (witness list [...]


Editors

Jeff Davis
Senior Fellow and Editor, Eno Transportation Weekly
Greg Rogers
Senior Policy Analyst and Assistant Editor of Eno Transportation Weekly (ETW)


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Herman Haksteen
President of the Private Railcar Food and Beverage Association, Inc.
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