Senate Approves Two-Year FAA Reauthorization Bill; Amends, Passes Extension of AATF Taxes, Spending to July 16

ISSUE / Week of March 14, 2016

  • March 17,2016 |

    Senate Approves Two-Year FAA Reauthorization Bill; Amends, Passes Extension of AATF Taxes, Spending to July 16

    Aviation,Federal Governance
    March 17, 2016 Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved a two-year, $33.1 billion reauthorization bill for the Federal Aviation Administration (S. 2658)....
  • March 17,2016 |

    Senate Hearing Examines Self-Driving Cars

    Accessibility,Automated Vehicles
    March 17, 2016 “Americans love their cars.” That sentiment, indicated by Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee chairman John Thune (R-S.D.), started off a hearing he convened,...
House Budget Panel Approves FY17 Blueprint That Faces Uncertain Fate
Air Traffic Control,Appropriations,Aviation,FASTLANE,Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways

House Budget Panel Approves FY17 Blueprint That Faces Uncertain Fate

March 17, 2016 The House Budget Committee on Wednesday approved a draft budget blueprint for fiscal year 2017 and the ten-year 2017-2026 period after a sharply partisan ten-hour markup session....

New Shared-Use Transpo Study Produces More Questions Than Answers
Public transit,Shared Vehicles,TNCs

New Shared-Use Transpo Study Produces More Questions Than Answers

March 17, 2016 The American Public Transit Association (APTA) and the Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) held a briefing on Tuesday in conjunction with the release of a new research analysis...

USDOT Announces Seven “Smart Cities” Finalists
Federal Governance,Governance,Local governance,Transit Technology

USDOT Announces Seven “Smart Cities” Finalists

by Paul Lewis and Jessica Klion, Research Assistant, ICF International  March 17, 2016 The digital and information era has brought about a revolution in transportation services. Wireless...

Rail & Transit Safety Rules, TIFIA and HSR Availability Notices Released by USDOT
Federal Governance,Governance,High-Speed Rail,Highways,Public transit,Rail,Railroads,Traffic Safety,Transit Workforce

Rail & Transit Safety Rules, TIFIA and HSR Availability Notices Released by USDOT

March 17, 2016 The last week or so have been a busy time for the folks at the U.S. Department of Transportation who write the regulations and funding notices that appear in the Federal...

The Lists: The Top 10 Women to Watch in Transportation
Transit Workforce

The Lists: The Top 10 Women to Watch in Transportation

March is Women’s History Month, and as we reflect on the important contributions of women to events throughout history and in contemporary society, we would be remiss if we did not celebrate those...

Eno Announces its 2016 Transit Senior Executive Class

Eno Announces its 2016 Transit Senior Executive Class

Participants from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Regional Transportation District (RTD), Parsons Brinckerhoff, Metra, East Japan Railway Company, and many more The Eno Transit...

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