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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of April 3, 2017

In This Issue

Automated vehicles, Buses, Cybersecurity, Governance, Highways, State governance, Streets, Traffic safety, Transit workforce, Trucking workforce, Workforce development
Eno, Virginia Review State Policies for Automated Vehicles
April 7, 2017 – On March 30, the Eno Center for Transportation organized a workshop in partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia to tackle the most difficult issues in AV policy at the state level.
Federal governance, Governance
Kan Nomination Announced; Rosen, Duke Advance
April 7, 2017 – As ETW predicted a month ago, President Trump announced he will nominate Derek Kan to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy. Also this week, the nominees for the number 2 jobs at the Department of Transportation and the Department of Homeland Security each took a step forward, but the transportation [...]
Air traffic control, Airlines, Aviation, Aviation safety/security, Federal governance, Governance, Unmanned aerial systems
House Hearing Looks at Innovation in Aviation
April 7, 2017 On April 4 the Aviation Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hosted the fourth hearing (out of five planned so far) on the upcoming Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) re-authorization legislation, ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options. [...]
Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Highway Trust Fund, Highways, State governance
DOT Releases $768 Million in Emergency Relief Highway Funding
April 7, 2017 – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao on April 6 approved the release of $768.2 million for emergency repair work to roads and bridges damaged by storms or catastrophic events in 40 states through the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Emergency Relief (ER) program.
Commuter Rail, Public transit, Rail
WMATA’s SafeTrack Successes Overshadowed by Financial Trouble
April 7, 2017 On March 29, the House Oversight Subcommittee on Government Operations held a hearing to examine progress and lessons learned since the Washington Area Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) launched its SafeTrack program nearly... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Air traffic control, Aviation, Aviation safety/security, Federal governance, Governance
Is the FAA Botching ATC Modernization?
April 7, 2017 – If the FAA is doing its job, and we have a safe and efficienct system, why mess with it by pursuing reform?
Air traffic control, Airports, Aviation, Aviation safety/security, Federal governance, Governance
Senate Looks at GA, Rural Aviation Issues
April 7, 2017 On April 6, the Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation hosted a hearing on general aviation (GA) and service to rural areas. In a meeting cut short by... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or [...]
Amtrak, Appropriations, Federal governance, Governance, Homeland security, Maritime, Rail, Railroads
Senate Commerce OK’s Surface-Maritime Security Bill
April 7, 2017 The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on April 5 approved legislation making changes and improvements to the other-than-aviation authorization laws for the Transportation Security Administration. The bill passe... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Eno Announces 2017 Future Leaders Class
Each year, the Eno Future Leaders Development Conference (LDC) gives 20 of the nation’s top graduate students in transportation a first-hand look at how national transportation policies are developed.
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