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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of January 29, 2018

In This Issue

Amtrak, FY18, Gateway, Rail
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.
Shared-use mobility, Transit
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, Rail, Senate Commerce Committee
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.
House Homeland Security Committee, Transportation Security, TSA
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 [...]
Senate Commerce Committee, Transportation Security, TSA
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 [...]
MPOs, Planning
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.
Infrastructure, Transportation
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 [...]
Autonomous Vehicles, NHTSA
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.