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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of February 13, 2017

In This Issue

FASTLANE, Federal funding, Federal governance, Freight, Governance
Life in the FASTLANE
February 17, 2017 – On February 15, Eno released a white paper that outlines how to best shape future federal discretionary grant programs. The paper uses the FASTLANE grant program, created in 2015 as part of the FAST Act, as a case study and suggests how Congress and the Administration can improve upon federal discretionary [...]
Air traffic control, Airports, Aviation, Aviation safety/security, Aviation workforce, Cybersecurity
Op-Ed: The U.S. Aviation Industry Needs a Makeover
While the U.S. had long been considered the gold standard in aviation technology and safety, the nation has begun to lose its edge and is falling behind its peers while the rest of the world surpasses it in innovation.
Aircraft, Airlines, Aviation, Aviation safety/security, Federal governance, Governance
House Aviation Subcommittee Holds Year’s First FAA Reauthorization Hearing
February 17, 2017 On February 15, the Aviation Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee started a series of hearings (there are five planned so far) on the upcoming Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) re-authorizatio... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options. Username [...]
Airlines, Airports, Aviation, Aviation safety/security, Federal governance, Governance, Homeland security
Senate Hearing Examines TSA Aviation Security Issues
February 17, 2017 On February 16, the Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation hosted a hearing on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), entitled “Stakeholde... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
emissions, Environment, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Traffic safety
FHWA Performance Measures Rule Delayed As Part of Trump Regulatory Freeze
February 17, 2017 As ETW reported last week, federal agencies are continuing to implement the instructions in the White House regulatory “freeze memo” of January 20. As part of those instructions, federal agencies have been delaying the effecti... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our [...]
accessibility, Automated vehicles, connected vehicles, equity, Federal governance, Governance, State governance, TNCs, Traffic safety
Industry Urges Congress to Act on Autonomous Vehicles
February 17, 2017 – At a February 14 hearing before House Energy & Commerce’s newly-minted Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee, automakers and Lyft made an impassioned appeal to Congress: Be our valentine.
Appropriations, Federal budget, Federal governance, Governance
Budget Director Confirmed – Now What?
February 17, 2017 Yesterday, the Senate voted to confirm the nomination of Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) to run the White House’s Office of Management and Budget by a roll call vote of 51-49. The vote was party-line, with all Republicans voting “yes” ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in [...]
Bridges, Highways, Public transit, Public/private partnerships, Streets, Tolls
New Bipartisan Coalition Stresses Infrastructure Needs
February 17, 2017 On Monday, February 13, the Bipartisan Policy Center announced the launch of the Coalition to Modernize American Infrastructure. The coalition seeks to build a broad-based consensus around infrastructure needs in the U.S. and ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
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