Shutdown Continues With No End in Sight, As Federal Workers Miss First Paycheck

ISSUE / Week of January 7, 2019

  • January 11,2019

    Shutdown Continues With No End in Sight, As Federal Workers Miss First Paycheck

    Appropriations,Aviation Workforce
    The partial lapse-of-appropriations shutdown that began at midnight on December 21 is now three weeks old, but a pivotal milestone was reached this morning when civilian federal workers who are...
  • January 09,2019

    FHWA Gives States An Extra $30B in Highway Spending Authority; Warns Them to Exercise Restraint

    Appropriations,Federal Funding
    January 9, 2019 Yesterday, the Federal Highway Administration issued a notice giving the 50 state DOTs and the District of Columbia an extra $30 billion in obligation authority to start new...
Virginia Proposes Tolling 325 Miles of Interstate 81
Governance,Highways,State Governance,Tolls

Virginia Proposes Tolling 325 Miles of Interstate 81

January 11, 2019 This week, Virginia governor Ralph Northam announced that he and a bipartisan group of state legislators are proposing legislation to levy tolls across the 325-mile length of...

Overdue and Overlooked: Congestion Pricing
Congestion Pricing,Emissions,Environment,Highways,Streets,Tolls

Overdue and Overlooked: Congestion Pricing

January 9, 2019 While no silver bullet will fix the woes of urban mobility and access, transportation economists believe that congestion pricing strategies come close. A number of U.S. cities and...

Price of Emergency Relief Bill Increases by $4.3 Billion for Water Infrastructure, Nutrition
Appropriations,Environment,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Resilience

Price of Emergency Relief Bill Increases by $4.3 Billion for Water Infrastructure, Nutrition

January 11, 2019 Next week, the House of Representatives is scheduled to consider a $12.1 billion package of emergency disaster relief appropriation (H.R. 268). Amendments submitted to the House...

Organization of New Congress Continues…Slowly…
Federal Governance,Governance

Organization of New Congress Continues…Slowly…

January 11, 2019 The new 116th Congress took a few additional organizational moves this week, but the naming of House members to committees is taking longer than normal. Senate committees,...

Eno Releases Issue Brief on 2018 Transportation Ballot Measures
Ballot Measure,Fuel tax,Governance,Highways,Local governance,State Governance,Streets

Eno Releases Issue Brief on 2018 Transportation Ballot Measures

January 9, 2018 Voters across 34 states approved nearly $41 billion in new transportation investments last year, according to Eno's new issue brief about the 2018 transportation ballot...

Eno Staff to Participate in TRB Annual Meeting Sessions
Environment,Equity,Public transit,Regional governance,Transit Technology,Transit Workforce

Eno Staff to Participate in TRB Annual Meeting Sessions

Eno staff will participate in several sessions at the TRB Annual Meeting next week, presenting on topics ranging from transportation workforce planning to transportation technologies. Check out our...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 14, 2019
Federal Governance,Governance

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 14, 2019

Wednesday, January 16 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee organizational meeting – 10:00 a.m., SD-106 Dirksen.  

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