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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of December 3, 2018

In This Issue

Bicycle, Dockless, Environment, equity, Pedestrian safety, TNCs, Traffic safety
Guest Op-Ed: New Mobility Advice for Cities
December 5, 2018 – The rapid introduction of micromobility, such as dockless scooters and bikes, in US cities is showing incredible promise to solve age-old city problems. While the permitting processes can be complex, here is a little advice for cities to consider on three critical areas.
Federal governance, Freight, Governance, Maritime, ports
Senate Hearing Outlines Infrastructure Needs in U.S. Arctic
December 6, 2018 – As arctic waters become more easily traversable for shippers and tourists alike, the U.S. does not yet have the infrastructure in place to manage its northern waterways, according to a Senate Subcommittee hearing on the topic.
accessibility, ADA, Automated vehicles, Buses, Commuter Rail, Dockless, Pedestrian, Public transit, Rail, Railroads, TNCs, Transit technology
Op-Ed: Remembering George H.W. Bush and the ADA
December 5, 2018 – As the nation paused for the funeral of President George Herbert Walker Bush, his lasting mark on our transportation system shows through every time a bus kneels and deploys a ramp. Making transportation accessible to everyone is vitally important and has dramatically improved since his presidency.
Appropriations, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
CR Extension to Dec. 21 Cleared for Trump Signature: Year-End Resolution Still Unclear
December 7, 2018 In a work week truncated by the funeral ceremonies for former President George H.W. Bush, both chambers of Congress yesterday passed, by unanimous consent, a joint resolution extending the stopgap appropriations legislation for fi... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
FY18 BUILD Grant Announcements Trickling Out; Full List Dec. 11
December 7, 2018 Members of Congress began announcing the locations of almost $1.5 billion in fiscal year 2018 BUILD surface transportation grants (formerly known as TIGER grants) from the U.S. Department of Transportation yesterday. This is three... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
electric vehicles, Environment, equity, Freight, Governance, Public health, Resilience, Transit technology, Transit workforce, Unmanned aerial systems
TRB Summarizes “Critical Issues in Transportation” for 2018
December 7, 2018 – The Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has issued a new update of its periodic report, “Critical Issues in Transportation.”
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