FY18 Omnibus Revives 2020 Census Funding: Question Bias and Lack of Testing Still Could Hold Back Transportation Research

ISSUE / Week of March 26, 2018

  • March 29,2018 |

    FY18 Omnibus Revives 2020 Census Funding: Question Bias and Lack of Testing Still Could Hold Back Transportation Research

    Data,Federal Funding
    Census data is critical for a myriad of research areas, including public health, education, economics, and of course infrastructure and transportation. When the U.S. government first appropriated...
  • March 28,2018 |

    Letter from the Guest Editor, Mary Peters

    Dear Eno Members and Subscribers, It is my pleasure to serve as guest editor for this week’s Women’s Takeover edition of Eno Transportation Weekly. This week’s ETW was written, edited,...
Trump Signs FY18 Omnibus Bill into Law
Appropriations,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

Trump Signs FY18 Omnibus Bill into Law

After the House passed the $1.3 trillion omnibus appropriations package last Thursday, the bill slid through the senate early Friday morning after a long night with a 65-32 passing vote. Senators...

Managing transportation infrastructure in the digital age
Automated Vehicles,Data,Public transit,TNCs,Transit Technology

Managing transportation infrastructure in the digital age

It is an exciting time in the transportation industry. Never before have we seen technology revolutionize transportation systems so quickly and so dramatically. Transportation agencies, like the...

Building a Blueprint for Ending Roadway Fatalities
Highways,Streets,Traffic Safety

Building a Blueprint for Ending Roadway Fatalities

For the first time since recordkeeping began over a hundred years ago, unintentional injury has catapulted to the #3 overall cause of death for Americans. Motor vehicle crashes are a top cause of...

Promoting Upward Mobility Through Transportation Policy
Federal Governance,Governance,Local governance,Public transit

Promoting Upward Mobility Through Transportation Policy

Transportation costs, after housing, are the biggest expenses in the budgets of most American households particularly for those settled along the urban fringe. Less costly alternatives to automobile...

Eno Announces the Future Development Conference Class of 2018

Eno Announces the Future Development Conference Class of 2018

Each year, the Eno Future Leaders Development Conference (LDC) gives 20 of the nation’s top graduate students in transportation a first-hand look at how national transportation policies are...

COMTO Celebrates Women Who Move the Nation
Transit Workforce

COMTO Celebrates Women Who Move the Nation

March 11th, The Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) hosted our 7th Annual Awards Breakfast, Celebrating Women Who Move The Nation. In observance of Women’s History Month, we...

Op-Ed: A Case for Gender Parity on Transportation Industry Boards
Transit Workforce

Op-Ed: A Case for Gender Parity on Transportation Industry Boards

In honor of Women’s History Month, let’s take a moment to look back at the history of women’s board service in the US, before we look forward. According to a study conducted by Stanford...

Op-Ed: Private Activity Bonds Fuel Innovative Infrastructure Projects
Highways,Public transit

Op-Ed: Private Activity Bonds Fuel Innovative Infrastructure Projects

The United States has significant infrastructure investment needs. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gives U.S. infrastructure an overall grade of D+ and estimates that the U.S. needs to...

Op-Ed: How Los Angeles is Adapting Urban Mobility for our Digital Age
Automated Vehicles,Electric Vehicles,Environment,Equity,Public health,Public transit,Shared Vehicles,TNCs,Transit Technology

Op-Ed: How Los Angeles is Adapting Urban Mobility for our Digital Age

Los Angeles rose with the age of the automobile, and the city embraced it. We designed our entire urban landscape with it in mind and little appreciation of the consequences in terms of congestion,...

Op-Ed: Building a Pipeline of Talented Women in Transportation
Transit Workforce

Op-Ed: Building a Pipeline of Talented Women in Transportation

Diversity in the workforce is a multi-layered conversation that both the public and private sector industries must address in their actions, policies, and inclusivity. It is an ongoing conversation...

Op-Ed: Good Public Policy Drives Freight Rail Investment (Not Public Funding)
Freight,Freight rail,Rail,Railroads

Op-Ed: Good Public Policy Drives Freight Rail Investment (Not Public Funding)

President Trump and many in Congress have placed a high priority on infrastructure investment.  The Administration’s plan has significant federal funding associated with it, primarily aimed at...

Integrating Dockless Bikeshare in your Community
Bicycle,Data,Dockless

Integrating Dockless Bikeshare in your Community

Since 2010, in a growing number of cities across the United States, you can unlock a brightly-colored bike from a specialized dock, ride around town, and dock it at a station near your destination....

Op-Ed: What’s the big deal about celebrating Women’s History Month in the transportation industry?
Transit Workforce,Workforce development

Op-Ed: What’s the big deal about celebrating Women’s History Month in the transportation industry?

Thankfully, the transportation industry does recognize women’s achievements and contributions through organizations like the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC), the Conference of Minority...

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