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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of June 17, 2019

In This Issue

Aviation, aviation safety, FAA
House Panel Lets Pilots, Airlines Discuss 737 MAX
June 21, 2019 – ODA is actually a fairly recent revision of the previous DER system and one of the major changes in that is that the FAA no longer chooses their designees, they’re chosen by the manufacturer and so, again, the incentives are not aligned as consistently toward public good with those kinds of [...]
Fuel Economy
House Subcommittees Look at Trump CAFE Rollback
June 21, 2019 – The House Energy & Commerce Subcommittees on Environment and Climate Change, and on Consumer Protection and Commerce held a joint hearing Thursday, June 20 on efforts by the Trump administration to roll back the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards.
Tolls
EU Court Overturns German Road User Charge System
June 21, 2019 – The Court of Justice of the European Union this week ruled that Germany’s plans for instituting a nationwide motor vehicle “infrastructure use charge” while exempting its own citizens from the charge violates EU rules which prohibit discrimination on the grounds of nationality and inhibit the free movement of goods and services.
Appropriations, FY20, Water
FY20 Corps of Engineers Funding Passes House
June 20, 2019 A $2 trillion package of appropriations bills for fiscal year 2020 that includes the water resources program of the Army Corps of Engineers passed the House of Representatives yesterday by a party-line roll call vote of 226 yeas, 203... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, [...]
Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 24, 2019
Tuesday, June 25 – House Oversight and Reform – full committee hearing on TSA security operational vulnerabilities (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2154 Rayburn. Tuesday, June 25 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Highways and Transit – subcommittee roundtable discussion of the role of mobility on demand (MOD) in surface transportation policy (participant [...]
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