FRA Announces $204M in PTC Grants as New Reporting Shows Progress Towards Meeting Deadline

ISSUE / Week of August 20, 2018

  • August 24,2018 |

    FRA Announces $204M in PTC Grants as New Reporting Shows Progress Towards Meeting Deadline

    Commuter Rail,Federal Governance
    August 24, 2018 This week, the Federal Railroad Administration announced the recipients of $203.7 million in fiscal year 2018 grants to railroads for the installation of positive train control...
  • August 24,2018 |

    Op-Ed: NYC Passes Legislation to Improve For-Hire Vehicle Driver Conditions and Increase Service Equity

    Accessibility,Equity
    August 24, 2018 This month, the New York City Council voted on a number of amendments pertaining to for-hire vehicles (FHVs) and taxis, and on August 14, Mayor DeBlasio signed the bills into law....
Aviation and International Affairs Nominee Flies Through Confirmation Hearing
Airlines,Airports,Aviation,Federal Governance,Governance

Aviation and International Affairs Nominee Flies Through Confirmation Hearing

August 23, 2018 Praised by both sides of the aisle as an “exemplary leader” who is “uniquely qualified for the position,” Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Aviation and...

Nominations Preempt FAA Bill Before Labor Day
Aviation,Federal Governance,Governance

Nominations Preempt FAA Bill Before Labor Day

August 24, 2018 Hopes that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill (H.R. 3/S. 1405) might finally come to the Senate floor before the end of August took a nose dive earlier...

FTA Announces $84.4 Million in Low-No Emission Bus Grants
Buses,Electric Vehicles,Emissions,Environment,Federal Governance,Governance,Public transit

FTA Announces $84.4 Million in Low-No Emission Bus Grants

August 24, 2018 Today, the Federal Transit Administration announced the recipients of $84.4 million in grants to local transit agencies for the purchase of low-emission or zero-emission buses and...

Eno Mourns the Passing of Transit Icon Lou Gambaccini

Eno Mourns the Passing of Transit Icon Lou Gambaccini

August 22, 2018 The Eno Center for Transportation is saddened by the recent loss of Lou Gambaccini, the founding Chairman of New Jersey Transit and a former member of the Eno Board of...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of August 27, 2018
Amtrak,Federal Governance,Governance

Capitol Hill Events – Week of August 27, 2018

Wednesday, August 29 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee business meeting to consider agenda items including the Szabat (DOT) and Dearborn (Amtrak) nominations and S....

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