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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of April 3, 2017

In This Issue

Senate Commerce Committee, USDOT
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 [...]
Aviation, FAA, UAS
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, ... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account below or JOIN ENO [...]
FHWA, FY17, Highways
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.
Mass Transit, WMATA
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... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account below or JOIN ENO [...]
Aviation, Senate Commerce Committee
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... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno [...]
Security, Senate Commerce Committee, Transportation Security, TSA
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... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account below or JOIN ENO NOW
Eno
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.