Eno’s “Convergence” Explores Intersection of Technology and Transportation

ISSUE / Week of March 28, 2016

  • March 30,2016

    Eno’s “Convergence” Explores Intersection of Technology and Transportation

    Automated Vehicles,Data
    March 30, 2016 The Eno Center for Transportation held a one-day conference on March 24 that brought private sector technology and transportation companies together with public sector...
  • March 30,2016

    CBO Re-Scores President’s FY17 Budget

    Appropriations,Federal Budget
    March 30, 2016 The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office yesterday released its annual re-scoring of the President’s budget request, this one for the fiscal year 2017 budget proposal. CBO...
Senate May Consider FAA Bill Next Week
Aviation,Federal Governance,Governance

Senate May Consider FAA Bill Next Week

March 30, 2016 Legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration could reach the Senate floor as early as next Tuesday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has not yet...

Foxx, Other Policymakers Talk Autonomous Vehicles
Automated Vehicles,Cybersecurity,Federal Governance,Governance,Traffic Safety

Foxx, Other Policymakers Talk Autonomous Vehicles

March 30, 2016 On Tuesday, Bloomberg Government held an event about “the regulatory and legislative implications of autonomous vehicles (AVs),” with safety emerging as the central role for the...

DOT Requests Applications for FY16 Bus Money, VMT Fee Studies, Small Community Air Service Grants, Other Grant Programs
Aviation,Buses,FASTLANE,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways

DOT Requests Applications for FY16 Bus Money, VMT Fee Studies, Small Community Air Service Grants, Other Grant Programs

March 30, 2016 Congress may be in the middle of a two-week recess, but the Department of Transportation continues to churn away implementing the FAST Act and the 2016 DOT Appropriations Act, in...

CBO Issues Final FY 2017 Budget Baseline
Appropriations,FASTLANE,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Freight,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways,Trucking

CBO Issues Final FY 2017 Budget Baseline

March 30, 2016 Last week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office issued its official budget baseline to be used in the fiscal year 2017 budget process. (The earlier baseline issued in January...

Administration Projects HTF Mass Transit Account Will Need Bailout Before Expiration of FAST Act
FASTLANE,Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways,Public transit

Administration Projects HTF Mass Transit Account Will Need Bailout Before Expiration of FAST Act

March 23, 2016 Recent projections published by the Treasury Department indicate that the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund will run out of money almost a year before the expiration of...

Book Review – The Road Taken: The History and Future of America’s Infrastructure
Bridges,Highways,Public transit,Roadway Design,Streets,Traffic Safety

Book Review – The Road Taken: The History and Future of America’s Infrastructure

The Road Taken: The History and Future of America's Infrastructure  By Henry Petroski New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016 Released February 16, 2016, $28.00 Transportation infrastructure is...

Eno Announces the Future Leaders Development Conference Class of 2016
Workforce development

Eno Announces the Future Leaders Development Conference Class of 2016

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...

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