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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of August 1, 2016

In This Issue

Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, State governance
USDOT Announces FY16 TIGER Grant Recipients
July 29, 2016 The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced $485 million in surface transportation grants for fiscal year 2016 for 40 projects with an estimated total cost of $1.7 billion. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said “For... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
Federal governance, Freight, Freight rail, Governance, Rail, Railroads
Proposed STB Rule Would Enable Reciprocal Switching
August 3, 2016 On Wednesday, July 28, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to adopt reciprocal switching regulations proposed by the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL), a freight transp... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Commuter Rail, FASTLANE, Federal funding, Positive Train Control, Rail, Rail safety, Railroads
$197 Million in PTC Implementation Grant Funding Soon To Be Available
August 3, 2016 On July 29, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the availability of $197 million in grants to commuter railroads in fiscal year 2017 to implement positive train control (PTC) technology to improve their safety. The Feder... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
data, Transit technology
A Brief History of Big Data (in Federal Transportation)
Big Data can seem complicated because it means many things to many people. But it is not new. At its core, Big Data is still the collection, analysis, and communication of information. What has changed over time is the size, speed, and variety of data which is collected and communicated. However, the challenge lies in [...]
Amtrak, FASTLANE, Federal governance, Governance, Rail, Railroads
STB Withdraws Delay Calculation Policy, Adopts Arbitration Rules
August 3, 2016 In a pair of decisions last week, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) withdrew a controversial policy issued late last year on how to calculate Amtrak delays and also issued new rules on how it will arbitrate complaints between A... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, [...]
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