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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of January 22, 2018

In This Issue

Gas Tax, Infrastructure
U.S. Chamber Proposal Revives Gas Tax Debate
January 26, 2018 Last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its proposal for a national infrastructure initiative, centered around an increase in federal gasoline and diesel fuel taxes of 25 cents per gallon, phased in over five years, with ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or [...]
Appropriations, FY18
Shutdown Deadline Now Extended to Feb. 8 As Budget Talks Continue
January 26, 2018 The three-day government shutdown over the last weekend was ended by the enactment of a three-week continuing resolution which also included a six-year extension of the CHIP children's health insurance program and delays in the im... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
Autonomous Vehicles, Senate Commerce Committee
Senate Commerce Convenes Field Hearing at Washington Auto Show
January 26, 2018 – On January 24, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a field hearing at the Washington Auto Show to discuss emerging technologies in the automotive industry, with a particular focus on automated vehicles (AVs).
Eno
Eno Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellowship
January 26, 2018 – The Eno Center for Transportation is now accepting applications for its Summer 2018 Thomas J. O’Bryant Transportation Policy Fellowship. This fellowship provides a high-quality professional development opportunity for aspiring transportation specialists. Successful applicants will gain in-depth knowledge of transportation policy and practice under the guidance of Eno staff.
Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 29, 2018
Tuesday, January 30 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation – subcommittee hearing on the sinking of the S.S. EL FARO and the Coast Guard’s electronic health records (witness list to be posted here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn. Tuesday, January 30 – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Emergency [...]