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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of January 16, 2017

In This Issue

Digital Cities, Technology
Let’s Be Real About Transportation and Technology
While it is fun and sometimes productive to imagine potential scenarios, speculation about an unknown future dominate the conversations, and are crowding out discussion of some of the valuable things that these technologies can accomplish in the short term.
Infrastructure, Transition
Trump Announces Formation of Infrastructure Council
January 18, 2017 President-elect Donald J. Trump told the Wall Street Journal on January 13 that he will be appointing two of his fellow New York City real estate developers (and old friends), Richard LeFrak and Steven Roth, to co-chair a council ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in [...]
MPOs, USDOT
Foxx Keynotes TRB Meeting, Releases Final 30-Year Forecast
January 18, 2017 Outgoing Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on January 9 gave the keynote address to the 2017 annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board and took the opportunity to release the final version of Beyond Traffic 2045, the... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
Bicycles
Same Wheels, Different Tracks: Cycling in the U.S. and Denmark
January 18, 2017 – While last week’s TRB Annual Meeting was very much focused on the potential impact of connected and autonomous vehicles, the World Resources Institute hosted a discussion focused on cycling infrastructure in Copenhagen as a catalyst for talking about redesigning American cities.
FHWA, Highways, Performance Measures
Final Performance Measure Rule Issued With Other “Midnight Rules”
January 18, 2017 The Federal Highway Administration published its final rule on the national performance measures for highways in the Federal Register this morning, making it official. The final rule, which can be read here, includes a controversi... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our [...]
Highways, Public Transportation, Roads and Bridges
FHWA/FTA Release Biennial “Conditions & Performance” Report
January 18, 2017 The Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration on January 12 jointly released the biennial “Conditions and Performance Report” that updates policymakers on the conditions, performance and financial needs... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Aviation, House Appropriations Committee, House T&I Committee, House Ways and Means Committee, Senate Commerce Committee, THUD
Final House Committee Assignments Made; Blunt to Chair Senate Aviation Subcommittee
January 18, 2017 Last week, the House of Representatives finished naming its new members to its standing committees for the new 115th Congress. First, the House named members to the “Tier 1” or “exclusive” committees, which generally require th... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
Transportation Camp DC 2017
January 18, 2017 – The sixth annual Transportation Camp in Washington, D.C. on January 8 was a showcase of bold ideas and imaginative solutions for an industry in a constant state of rediscovery and renewal.
Digital Cities
Creating the World’s First Sustainable Highway
A 16-mile stretch of highway in southwest Georgia is beginning to earn a reputation as the one of the most sustainable roads in the world. The portion of Interstate 85 in Troup County currently plays host to a number of pilot projects not seen anywhere else in the nation (or in the world).
Eno
Eno Center for Transportation Job Announcements
The Eno Center for Transportation has posted the following job announcements: DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS Eno seeks an enthusiastic, experienced Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships to work with President/CEO and partner with a distinguished Board in all fundraising activities and collaborations. The position is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to lead the development [...]
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