With 2015 Complete, FAA Reauthorization Looms Early in 2016

ISSUE / Week of December 21, 2015

  • December 22,2015

    With 2015 Complete, FAA Reauthorization Looms Early in 2016

    Air Traffic Control,Aviation
    December 22, 2015  The First Session of the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress has come to an end, with the House and Senate adjourning sine die (without day) last Friday. The second session will...
  • December 22,2015

    Comparing the FAST Act’s Environmental Streamlining Provisions With GROW AMERICA

    Bridges,Environment
    December 22, 2015 When signing the FAST Act into law, President Barack Obama commented, “Congress should pass a bill like the GROW AMERICA Act I’ve proposed in the past.” What he did not...
Preventing Close Encounters of the Drone Kind
Air Traffic Control,Aviation,Aviation Safety,Federal Governance,Governance,Unmanned Aerial Systems

Preventing Close Encounters of the Drone Kind

No one can deny that drones (officially known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs) are one of the hottest Christmas list items out there right now – probably hovering right above Just Charms on...

Peter Rogoff Leaves USDOT to Run Seattle-Area Transit Agency
Federal Governance,Governance,Public transit

Peter Rogoff Leaves USDOT to Run Seattle-Area Transit Agency

December 22, 2015 2015 has witnessed a flood of experienced Washington D.C. transportation professionals leaving the capitol and heading outside the Beltway to work at transit agencies. USDOT CFO...

Omnibus Appropriations Frees $2.1 Billion in “Dead Earmarks”
Appropriations,Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways,Interstate Highway System

Omnibus Appropriations Frees $2.1 Billion in “Dead Earmarks”

December 22, 2015 The just-enacted fiscal 2016 omnibus appropriations bill includes a provision that will allow state DOT’s to take $2.1 billion in funding provided by Congress prior to 2006 for...

FAA Mandatory Drone Registration Website Now Live
Air Traffic Control,Aviation,Federal Governance,Governance,Unmanned Aerial Systems

FAA Mandatory Drone Registration Website Now Live

December 22, 2015 With everyone’s brand new drones neatly wrapped and waiting underneath Christmas trees across the country, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) drone registry went...

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