With House FAA Bill Stalled, Senate May Move First

ISSUE / Week of February 22, 2016

  • February 25,2016 |

    With House FAA Bill Stalled, Senate May Move First

    Airports,Aviation
    February 25, 2016 The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved landmark legislation restructuring and reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration on February 11. But the...
  • February 18,2016 |

    Meeting and Defeating Transportation and Climate Change Challenges

    Emissions,Environment
    Falling gasoline prices and rising vehicle miles traveled (VMT) over the past 12 months have stimulated discussion about what these recent trends foretell about economic impacts, life-style changes,...
Amtrak’s FY17 Budget Request Differs From the White House’s Plan
Amtrak,Commuter Rail,FASTLANE,Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Freight rail,Governance,Rail,Railroads

Amtrak’s FY17 Budget Request Differs From the White House’s Plan

Amtrak is an unusual quasi-governmental corporation. It receives significant annual subsidies from the federal government, but the appropriations are not made directly to Amtrak. Instead, Congress...

Eno’s Board of Advisors Welcomes Eight New Members

Eno’s Board of Advisors Welcomes Eight New Members

The Eno Board of Advisors provides advice and counsel to the Eno Center for Transportation’s executive leadership, including its Board of Directors, and President and Chief Executive Officer....

Is the “THUD” Budget Request $50 Billion, or $67 Billion?
Appropriations,Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Governance

Is the “THUD” Budget Request $50 Billion, or $67 Billion?

The Obama Administration claims that its request for new discretionary appropriations for the Transportation-Housing appropriations bill for fiscal year 2017 is $50.3 billion. But the Appropriations...

Senate Commerce Hearing Examines Amtrak’s National Network
Amtrak,FASTLANE,Federal Governance,Freight rail,Governance,Rail,Railroads

Senate Commerce Hearing Examines Amtrak’s National Network

On February 23 the Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security subcommittee from the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing discussing reforms...

The Lists: The Top 10 Emerging Transportation Professionals of Color
Transit Workforce

The Lists: The Top 10 Emerging Transportation Professionals of Color

This February, Eno has teamed up with the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) to recognize and celebrate diversity in transportation.  We have assembled a list of minorities who...

California High-Speed Rail Project Changes Direction, Wants $5.2B RRIF Loan
Commuter Rail,Federal Funding,Governance,High-Speed Rail,Rail,State Governance

California High-Speed Rail Project Changes Direction, Wants $5.2B RRIF Loan

February 25, 2016 The troubled California high-speed rail project last week released a new business plan that contained a new cost estimate and a new funding strategy that were in turn predicated...

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