Congress Looks at FAST Act Implementation

ISSUE / Week of April 10, 2017

  • April 13,2017 |

    Congress Looks at FAST Act Implementation

    Ballot Measures,FASTLANE
    April 18, 2017 On April 5, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee held a hearing to review implementation of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act (P.L....
  • April 14,2017 |

    Trump Budget Battles the Legacy of Regulated Routes

    Airlines,Airports
    April 14, 2017 The big programmatic cuts in transportation proposed in President Trump’s proposed “skinny” budget for discretionary programs can be divided into two types. First, there...
A Robot Tax Would Help or Harm the Transportation Sector – Maybe Both
Automated Vehicles,Buses,TNCs,Transit Technology,Transit Workforce,Trucking,Trucking Workforce,Unmanned Aerial Systems,Workforce development

A Robot Tax Would Help or Harm the Transportation Sector – Maybe Both

April 14, 2017 Recent leaps forward in automation – including self-driving cars, delivery drones, artificial intelligence, and other technologies – are casting an increased focus on the...

How Would the Budget Scoring of Air Traffic Control Reform Work?
Air Traffic Control,Aviation,Aviation Safety,Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Governance

How Would the Budget Scoring of Air Traffic Control Reform Work?

April 14, 2017 After a long period of study, the Eno Center’s Aviation Working Group recommended that the United States follow the model adopted by most other developed nations and separate the...

California Enacts Significant Gas Tax Increase
Freight,Fuel tax,Governance,Highways,State Governance

California Enacts Significant Gas Tax Increase

April 14, 2017 Last week, the California legislature enacted a package of tax and fee increases on highway users, including gasoline and diesel fuel excise tax hikes, designed to raise an...

Cities Now Exploring Autonomous Buses – But Is It Worth It?
Automated Vehicles,Buses,Public transit,Public/Private Partnerships

Cities Now Exploring Autonomous Buses – But Is It Worth It?

April 14, 2017 Add Arlington, Texas to your mental list of cities conducting local tests of driverless shuttles. On March 28, the City Council of Arlington, Texas approved a six-month...

A Note on the Legacy of Airline Deregulation
Airlines,Aviation

A Note on the Legacy of Airline Deregulation

April 18, 2017 Airline customer service has been much in the news this week, and not in a good way. Since the federal government stopped regulating the fares that airlines could charge and the...

Eno Selects Candidate from Georgia Tech for 2017 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellowship

Eno Selects Candidate from Georgia Tech for 2017 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellowship

April 14, 2017 The Eno Center for Transportation has selected Alice Grossman for the Eno Summer 2017 Thomas J. O’Bryant Transportation Policy and Finance Fellowship. This fellowship is...

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