Foxx Issues Controversial Final Rule on MPOs

ISSUE / Week of December 12, 2016

  • December 16,2016

    Foxx Issues Controversial Final Rule on MPOs

    Federal Governance,Governance
    December 16, 2016 Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx this week decided to move forward with issuance of a final rule requiring metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) in many jurisdictions...
  • December 16,2016

    Home Alone: Administrations Take Months to Fill Sub-Cabinet Jobs

    Federal Governance,Governance
    December 16, 2016 When Donald Trump is sworn in as President at noon on Friday, January 20, one of his first acts that afternoon will be to sign the nomination papers for his Cabinet appointees....
Transportation Ballot Measures Recap
Ballot Measure,Governance,State Governance

Transportation Ballot Measures Recap

Eno compiled and reviewed all the results from transportation ballot measures that went before voters across the country on Election Day. Based on our research, we assembled some statistics to show...

NHTSA’s Proposed Rule Requires Cars to Talk to Each Other
Automated Vehicles,Connected Vehicles,Cybersecurity,Highways,Streets,Traffic Safety,Transit Technology

NHTSA’s Proposed Rule Requires Cars to Talk to Each Other

December 16, 2016 Even as the Obama Administration prepares to close up shop next month, the U.S. Department of Transportation is continuing its mission to drive innovation in the...

Congress Will Fill Committee Vacancies in January
Federal Governance,Governance

Congress Will Fill Committee Vacancies in January

December 16, 2016 Once the 115th Congress convenes for the first time at noon on January 3, 2017, one of the first items of business that week will be to fill vacancies on the many committees of...

CR to April 28 Signed Into Law, OMB Distributes Funding to Agencies
Appropriations,Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Governance

CR to April 28 Signed Into Law, OMB Distributes Funding to Agencies

December 16, 2016 The legislation providing appropriations to fund the federal government through April 28, 2016 (H.R. 2028) was signed into law on the morning of January 10, 2016, and is now...

Uber Runs a Red Light for Autonomous Vehicle Policy
Automated Vehicles,Governance,State Governance,TNCs

Uber Runs a Red Light for Autonomous Vehicle Policy

December 16, 2016 On Wednesday, December 14, Uber announced the launch of its Self-Driving Uber service in San Francisco, the second pilot of its kind in the U.S. It was heralded with a...

USDOT Taps Universities to Lead Innovative Research with UTC Grants
FASTLANE,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

USDOT Taps Universities to Lead Innovative Research with UTC Grants

December 16, 2016 On December 5th, USDOT announced the winners of the University Transportation Centers (UTC) competition mandated in the FAST Act. Each award was given to a consortium led by a...

Eno Board Member Keith Parker Honored as One of Governing’s Public Officials of the Year

Eno Board Member Keith Parker Honored as One of Governing’s Public Officials of the Year

MARTA General Manager and CEO (and Eno Board Member) Keith Parker has been honored as one of Governing’s 2016 Public Officials of the Year. Parker joins seven other honorees who display above and...

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