House Surface Bill to Move Ahead Despite Divided Stakeholders

ISSUE / Week of June 8, 2020

  • June 12,2020 |

    House Surface Bill to Move Ahead Despite Divided Stakeholders

    Highways & Streets,Transit
    The surface transportation reauthorization bill introduced by House Democrats last week (H.R. 7095, the INVEST in America Act) will be considered in a markup session by the House Transportation and...
  • June 12,2020 |

    CDC Contract Tracing Rule Pushed to September

    Airlines,Aviation Safety
    Earlier this week, Trump Administration officials tasked an interagency working group to come up with a plan for conducting contract tracing on U.S-bound air passengers in order to stem the spread of...
Op-Ed: Now is The Right Moment to Address Transportation-Related Air Quality Concerns
Congestion Pricing,Electric Vehicles,Emissions,Environment,Equity,Highways,Public transit,Traffic

Op-Ed: Now is The Right Moment to Address Transportation-Related Air Quality Concerns

Vehicle miles traveled have plummeted across the country with many pre-COVID drivers now working from home (see FHWA’s April 2020 Traffic Volume Trends, released this week). But if social...

Op-Ed: Transportation and the Police: Reconsidering Traffic Enforcement
Equity,Governance,Traffic,Traffic Safety

Op-Ed: Transportation and the Police: Reconsidering Traffic Enforcement

This article is the first piece in a Transportation and the Police op-ed series by Eno's Romic Aevaz. Millions of people across the country have demanded major transformation of public safety...

House Hearing Looks at Coronavirus Impact on Front-Line Transportation Workers
Public health,Workforce

House Hearing Looks at Coronavirus Impact on Front-Line Transportation Workers

On Tuesday, June 9, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing titled “On the Front Lines: The Impacts of COVID-19 on Transportation Workers.” Witnesses included: ...

New USDOT Models Move Highway Trust Fund Insolvency Date Up to April-May 2021
Highway Trust Fund

New USDOT Models Move Highway Trust Fund Insolvency Date Up to April-May 2021

Representatives of the U.S. Department of Transportation went to Capitol Hill this week to provide an update on the projected finances of the Highway Trust Fund since coronavirus-related travel and...

The House’s INVEST Act – Mass Transit Formula Funding
Transit

The House’s INVEST Act – Mass Transit Formula Funding

The House's INVEST in America Act would give about $77.7 billion over five years to programs that would be apportioned to transit agencies by formula. This is 94.5 percent of the funding that is...

The House’s INVEST Act – Competitive Highway Grant Programs
Highways & Streets

The House’s INVEST Act – Competitive Highway Grant Programs

After Congress stopped earmarking special projects in law for its own legislators in 2011, a feeling built up in Congress that if they couldn't pick and choose their own highway and transit projects,...

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta Now Eno Board Member Emeritus
Eno Announcements

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta Now Eno Board Member Emeritus

In special recognition and appreciation of distinguished service, earlier this month the Eno Center for Transportation's Board of Directors appointed Secretary Norman Y. Mineta to the position of...

Eno Welcomes University of Washington Ph.D. Candidate as the 2020 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow
Eno Announcements

Eno Welcomes University of Washington Ph.D. Candidate as the 2020 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow

The Eno Center for Transportation has selected Katherine Idziorek as our 2020 Thomas J. O'Bryant Fellow. The fellowship is designed to provide a professional development opportunity for aspiring...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 15, 2020

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 15, 2020

Tuesday, June 16 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee hearing on pending nominations including Joel Szabat to be Under Secretary of Transportation – 2:30 p.m., SD-G50...

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