White House Unveils Plan for Air Traffic Control Reform; Sec. Chao Defends It On Capitol Hill

ISSUE / Week of June 5, 2017

  • June 05,2017

    White House Unveils Plan for Air Traffic Control Reform; Sec. Chao Defends It On Capitol Hill

    Air Traffic Control,Aviation
    June 9, 2017 President Trump on June 5 made a personal pitch for air traffic control (ATC) reform in a White House speech that accompanied the release of a paper detailing the...
  • June 09,2017

    Trump Pushes Infrastructure Development in Series of Speeches

    Federal Governance,Governance
    June 9, 2017 President Trump held several events this week to emphasize his infrastructure agenda – but while a few additional details were released, the plan is still frustratingly...
Chao Preparing Federal AV Policy Revision – What We Know So Far
Automated Vehicles,Cybersecurity,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways,Traffic Safety

Chao Preparing Federal AV Policy Revision – What We Know So Far

June 9, 2017 “As promised, the Department is reviewing and updating this policy to incorporate feedback and improvements recommended by numerous stakeholders.  NHTSA has been asked to accelerate...

House Democrats Counter ATC Privatization With Their Own Bill
Air Traffic Control,Appropriations,Aviation,Aviation Safety,Aviation Workforce,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

House Democrats Counter ATC Privatization With Their Own Bill

June 9, 2017 House Democrats introduced their own air traffic control reform legislation this week, with Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Rick Larsen (D-WA) leading all Democrats on the...

An “Unprecedented Mobility Revolution?” We’ve Been Here Before
Accessibility,Automated Vehicles,Emissions,Environment,Equity,Highways,Interstate Highway System,Rail,Transit Technology

An “Unprecedented Mobility Revolution?” We’ve Been Here Before

“They are designed to make automobile collisions impossible and to eliminate completely traffic congestion.” Norman Bel Geddes, Magic Motorways, 1939. “[It] has the great potential to...

House, Senate Leaders Finalizing Automated Vehicle Bills
Automated Vehicles,Federal Governance,Governance

House, Senate Leaders Finalizing Automated Vehicle Bills

June 9, 2017 After several hearings on automated vehicles (AVs) this year alone, Congressional leaders are preparing to introduce legislation meant to accelerate the safe development of the nascent...

House E&C Considering 16 Automated Vehicle Bills – Here’s What’s in Them
Accessibility,Automated Vehicles,Cybersecurity,Equity,Federal Governance,Governance,Traffic Safety

House E&C Considering 16 Automated Vehicle Bills – Here’s What’s in Them

Eno Transportation Weekly subscribers were the first to receive full details of all 16 E&C bills before anyone else - to subscribe, please contact KPrice@enotrans.org. Click here to find out...

Amtrak Submits $1.6 Billion FY 2018 Budget Request, Asks for Advance Appropriations Through FY 2020
Amtrak,Appropriations,FASTLANE,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Rail,Railroads

Amtrak Submits $1.6 Billion FY 2018 Budget Request, Asks for Advance Appropriations Through FY 2020

June 9, 2017 As ETW reported two weeks ago, President Trump submitted the formal Administration 2018 budget request for Amtrak on May 23 – including a request for $790 million in Federal...

Trump Nominates DOT Gen. Counsel, TSA Head
Aviation Safety,Federal Governance,Governance,Homeland security

Trump Nominates DOT Gen. Counsel, TSA Head

June 9, 2017 President Trump announced on June 5 that he was going to nominate Steven G. Bradbury to be General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Transportation and David Pekoske to be Assistant...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 12, 2017
Automated Vehicles,Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Governance

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 12, 2017

POSTPONED Tuesday, June 13 – Senate Appropriations – Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing – subcommittee hearing on the FY 2018 Department of Transportation budget request (Transportation...

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