House, Senate Panels to Mark Up FAA Bills Next Week

ISSUE / Week of June 19, 2017

  • June 23,2017 |

    House, Senate Panels to Mark Up FAA Bills Next Week

    Air Traffic Control,Airlines
    June 23, 2017 The transportation committees of the House and Senate will each meet next week to amend and approve legislation reauthorizing federal aviation programs. The House Transportation...
  • June 23,2017 |

    House Automated Vehicle Bills Already Have Wide Support

    Automated Vehicles,Cybersecurity
    June 23, 2017 | Updated June 27, 2017 On Tuesday, the House Energy & Commerce Committee released summaries of the 14 bills on automated vehicles (AVs) that are being considered by its Digital...
Guest Op-Ed: Driverless Shuttles – Society’s First Introduction to Self-Driving Technology?
Automated Vehicles,Public transit

Guest Op-Ed: Driverless Shuttles – Society’s First Introduction to Self-Driving Technology?

June 23, 2017 Guest op-ed by Lauren Isaac, Director of Business Initiatives, EasyMile. Automated vehicles are getting a substantial amount of news coverage these days, and for good reason: once...

Comparison of Major Provisions of the House and Senate FAA Bills
Air Traffic Control,Airports,Aviation,Federal Governance,Governance,Unmanned Aerial Systems

Comparison of Major Provisions of the House and Senate FAA Bills

June 23, 2017 Topic House bill Senate bill ATC reform Yes. Details here. No. AIP contract authority FY18: $3.424 billion FY19: $3.499 billion FY20: $3.576 billion FY21:...

House Republicans Close to Budget Blueprint
Appropriations,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

House Republicans Close to Budget Blueprint

June 23, 2017 The House Budget Committee could mark up a budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018 as soon as next week, as the committee’s chairman presented a plan to the House Republican...

Eno Center for Transportation Welcomes Thomas Prendergast to Board of Directors

Eno Center for Transportation Welcomes Thomas Prendergast to Board of Directors

The Eno Center for Transportation announced today the appointment of Thomas Prendergast to its Board of Directors. Mr. Prendergast currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy...

Movin’On: Reimagining Mobility in Montreal
Automated Vehicles,Emissions,Environment,Public/Private Partnerships,Shared Vehicles,TNCs,Transit Technology

Movin’On: Reimagining Mobility in Montreal

June 23, 2017 At first glance it would seem unusual that Michelin, one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world, would organize a conference on sustainable mobility in Montreal. The phrase...

Striking a Balance: States Shifting Their AV Policies, for Better or Worse
Automated Vehicles,Freight,Governance,State Governance,Traffic Safety,Trucking

Striking a Balance: States Shifting Their AV Policies, for Better or Worse

June 23, 2017 Every week, it seems, a state considers a new law or executive order that is intended to accelerate the development of automated vehicles (AVs). Over 70 AV bills have been introduced...

Norms of Cycling Discussed at Velo-City Colloquium
Accessibility,Bicycle,Pedestrian safety,Traffic Safety

Norms of Cycling Discussed at Velo-City Colloquium

June 23, 2017 Delegates in the worlds of planning, engineering, and policy (as well as a few historians, architects, and enthusiasts) converged on the town of Nijmegen, The Netherlands last week...

White House Announces MARAD, NMB Nominees
Aviation Workforce,Federal Governance,Governance,Maritime,Transit Workforce

White House Announces MARAD, NMB Nominees

June 23, 2017 President Trump announced his intention to nominate two more individuals for transportation-related jobs this week. Mark Buzby will be nominated to be Administrator of the...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 26, 2017
Appropriations,Automated Vehicles,Aviation,Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Governance

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 26, 2017

Tuesday, June 27 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – full committee business meeting to mark up H.R. 2997, FAA reauthorization (amendments filed listed here) – 10 a.m., 2167...

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