FTA Formalizes New Local Funding Evaluation Criteria for New Starts

ISSUE / Week of July 2, 2018

  • July 06,2018

    FTA Formalizes New Local Funding Evaluation Criteria for New Starts

    Federal Funding,Federal Governance
    July 6, 2018 Last Friday (after ETW went to press), the Federal Transit Administration sent out a "Dear Colleague" letter to transit agencies around the country formalizing the Trump...
  • July 06,2018

    What’s the Purpose of Mass Transit? – Part 2

    Federal Governance,Governance
    July 6, 2018 This week marks the 50th anniversary of the transfer of federal responsibility for mass transit from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to the Department of...
New Multi-State Plan Outlines Priority Actions for Increasing Zero-Emissions Vehicle Adoption
Electric Vehicles,Emissions,Environment,Governance,State Governance

New Multi-State Plan Outlines Priority Actions for Increasing Zero-Emissions Vehicle Adoption

July 5, 2018 The nine states of the Multi-State Zero-Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Task Force released a new action plan this week outlining priority actions to rapidly accelerate the adoption of ZEVs...

White House Nominates Third STB Member
Federal Governance,Governance,Rail,Railroads

White House Nominates Third STB Member

July 6, 2018 The White House announced last night that President Trump will nominate Martin Oberman of Chicago to be a member of the railroad-regulating Surface Transportation Board. As first...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 9, 2018
Aviation,Environment,Federal Governance,Governance,Traffic Safety

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 9, 2018

Wednesday, July 11 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Aviation – subcommittee roundtable discussion on counter-UAS issues (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167...

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