Senate Pushes Final Vote on FAA Bill to Next Week

ISSUE / Week of April 11, 2016

  • April 14,2016 |

    Senate Pushes Final Vote on FAA Bill to Next Week

    Airlines,Airports
    April 14, 2016 The U.S. Senate failed to reach agreement earlier today on legislation reauthorizing Federal Aviation Administration programs for fiscal years 2016 and 2017 (H.R. 636), and Senators...
  • April 14,2016 |

    The Amending of the FAA Bill on the Senate Floor

    Aircraft,Airlines
    First substitute. The Senate took up H.R. 636, an unrelated House-passed tax bill, and then on April 6 chairman Thune offered this amendment in the nature of a substitute (#3464) consisting of the...
Senate Appropriators Assign FY 2017 Spending Totals
Appropriations,Federal Governance,Governance

Senate Appropriators Assign FY 2017 Spending Totals

April 14, 2016 Earlier today, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a plan to subdivide $1.07 trillion in spending authority for fiscal year 2017 amongst its twelve subcommittees. The...

House T&I Roundtable Discusses FAST Act Motor Carrier Safety Provisions
FASTLANE,Freight,Highways,Traffic Safety,Trucking

House T&I Roundtable Discusses FAST Act Motor Carrier Safety Provisions

April 14, 2016 On April 13, Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure's Highways and Transit Subcommittee, held a roundtable discussion about the...

Convergence: Public Policy and Autonomous Vehicles
Automated Vehicles,Cybersecurity,Environment,Federal Governance,Governance,State Governance,Traffic Safety

Convergence: Public Policy and Autonomous Vehicles

At Eno’s March 24 Convergence, the first afternoon session brought together representatives of automakers, microchip manufacturers, and federal regulators together with an academic researcher in a...

House Committee Beefs Up Water Project Funding by $1.5B Above President’s Request
Appropriations,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

House Committee Beefs Up Water Project Funding by $1.5B Above President’s Request

April 14, 2016 A subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved a draft bill today that increased funding for the water resources program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

Tax Corrections Bill Tweaks Transit Benefits
Federal Governance,Fuel tax,Governance,Public transit

Tax Corrections Bill Tweaks Transit Benefits

April 12, 2016 The chairmen of the tax-writing committees in the House and Senate introduced joint legislation this week to make "technical corrections" to a series of revenue laws enacted in...

Lessons Learned: Eno P3 Technical Assistance Awards to South Florida and DC
Public/Private Partnerships

Lessons Learned: Eno P3 Technical Assistance Awards to South Florida and DC

Public private partnerships (P3s) are increasingly becoming an option for infrastructure delivery in the U.S. To help states and localities tackle complex P3s, Eno’s Transportation Finance Working...

Convergence: How Can Better Data Improve Transportation?
Data

Convergence: How Can Better Data Improve Transportation?

At the Eno Center's March 24, 2016 Convergence, one of the panel discussions explored ways in which better data (better collected, better shared, better analyzed) can improve the efficiency of...

The Lists: The Top 10 Public Sector Transportation Innovators
Workforce development

The Lists: The Top 10 Public Sector Transportation Innovators

On the heels of Convergence: The Intersection of Technology and Transportation, Eno has partnered with Shared Mobility Strategies to identify and celebrate those public sector officials who have...

The Eno Center Is Hiring!

The Eno Center Is Hiring!

As our regular readers will have undoubtedly noticed, we have had several staff changes over the past year. Now that the "Great Los Angeles Metro Migration" is over, we're looking to hire a few more...

Free Webinar on the Strategy and Economics of London’s Major Rail Projects
Commuter Rail,Rail,Railroads

Free Webinar on the Strategy and Economics of London’s Major Rail Projects

Join us at 10:30am ET on April 20 for a members-only webinar with Ian Brown, former Managing Director of London Rail. Mr. Brown will delve into the story behind London’s rail projects, how they...

Eno’s 2016 LDC Dinner shaping up to be another memorable evening

Eno’s 2016 LDC Dinner shaping up to be another memorable evening

On June 9, 2016 the Eno Center will hold its 24th annual Future Leaders Development Conference Dinner in Washington DC. This dinner is the culmination of Eno's Future Leaders Development Conference...

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