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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of January 29, 2018

In This Issue

Amtrak, Bridges, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Rail, Railroads
Hudson Tunnel May Be Key Sticking Point in FY18 Negotiations
March 2, 2018 – Perhaps the biggest differences between the House and Senate versions of the transportation budget for 2018 initially approved by the appropriators last year revolve around the Gateway Program of rail projects in New York and New Jersey.
Public transit, Shared vehicles
Mobility-as-a-Service: Coming to a City Near You Soon…
Creating Mobility-as-a-Service (Maas) ecosystems will result in better information and better connectivity – helping cities and organizations face increasing urbanization and demographic shifts while also providing safe, efficient, and functioning transportation that customers expect.
Airports, Amtrak, Aviation, Federal governance, Governance, Rail, Railroads
Trump Nominates Board Members for Amtrak, MWAA
February 2, 2018 – President Trump today announced his intention to nominate new members of the Boards of Directors of Amtrak and of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.
Aviation safety/security, Buses, Homeland security, National security, Public transit, Rail, Railroads
House Hearing Looks at Surface Transportation Security Technology
February 2, 2018 – On January 30, the House Homeland Security Committee’s Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications and Transportation and Protective Services Subcommittees held a joint hearing to address the current status of surface transportation security. The hearing was convened shortly after the first attempted suicide bombing of an American method of surface transport, occurring [...]
Aviation safety/security, Buses, Commuter Rail, Federal governance, Freight rail, Governance, Homeland security, Maritime, National security, Public transit, Rail, Railroads
Senate Commerce Discusses Emerging Threats to Surface Transportation
January 31, 2018 As a response to the rise in international terrorist attacks involving multiple surface transportation modes, a Senate subcommittee held a hearing on January 23 to review transportation security initiatives at the Department of Ho... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
Automated vehicles, congestion pricing, Environment, FASTLANE, Freight, Freight rail, Governance, Highways, Interstate Highway System, Land use, Local governance, Public/private partnerships, Shared vehicles, Trucking
Bringing MPOs Into the FAST Era
February 2, 2018 – The policy and practice under which metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) operate has not kept up with shifts in federal policy. It is time to update the role MPOs play.
Airports, Bridges, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Public transit, Railroads, Streets
Transportation and Infrastructure in the State of the Union Address, 1997-2017
January 30, 2018 – As we all await President Trump’s State of the Union address tonight, in which he is expected to give some details of his forthcoming infrastructure plan, it is worth looking back at the times that recent Presidents have used the SOTU to speak to transportation and infrastructure issues (or declined to [...]
Automated vehicles, Cybersecurity, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Traffic safety
Understanding NHTSA’s Voluntary Approach to Automated Vehicles
February 2, 2018 Over the past several years, collaboration with industry - rather than prescriptive regulations - has become the cornerstone of the federal government’s strategy for overseeing the safe development of emerging technologies. Automa... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
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