Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of March 4, 2019

In This Issue

Federal governance, Governance, Highway Trust Fund, Highways, Public transit
House Ways and Means Looks at Infrastructure
March 8, 2019 The House Ways and Means Committee held a long-awaited hearing on infrastructure (and the funding thereof) this week, but little new ground was broken. The March 6 hearing (video here) heard testimony from seven witnesses: Ho... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
Microtransit, Public transit, Public/private partnerships, Resilience, Shared vehicles, TNCs, Transit technology
Insights from the National Shared Mobility Summit
March 8, 2019 – This week, professionals in transit, micromobility, carsharing, and ride-hailing gathered together in Chicago for the Fifth Annual Shared Mobility Summit hosted by the Shared Use Mobility Center (SUMC). Preceding the Summit, SUMC (in conjunction with the Federal Transit Administration) hosted a daylong workshop on the newly funded Mobility on Demand (MOD) [...]
Appropriations, Federal funding
FY20 Appropriations Bills Will Not Contain Earmarks
March 8, 2019 Fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills will not contain earmarked special projects requested by individual Members of Congress. Yours truly spent several days last week trying to figure out if it was already too late for the Approp... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check [...]
Amtrak, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Public transit, Rail, Railroads
Schumer Will Seek To Force Gateway Funding in Next “Must-Pass” Spending Bill
March 8, 2019 – This week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told an Association for Better New York breakfast meeting that he wants to attach legislation forcing the federal government to start funding a $13.6 billion project to build new passenger rail tunnels under the Hudson River to the next “must-pass” spending bill. But [...]
Federal funding, Governance, High-Speed Rail, Rail, Railroads, State governance
California HSR Authority Responds to FRA Attempt to Cancel Their Grant
March 8, 2019 – On March 4, the California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) issued a formal response to the Federal Railroad Administration’s February 19 notice that it intended to cancel the $929 million grant of fiscal year 2010 appropriations promised by the Obama Administration for the Golden State’s troubled high-speed rail project.
Appropriations, Federal budget, Federal funding
OMB Issues Official Score of FY19 Appropriations
March 8, 2019 As we get ready to receive the fiscal 2020 budget request next week, the White House Office of Management and Budget has now closed the scorekeeping books on the appropriations bills for fiscal 2019. On February 27, OMB issued its... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in [...]
Appropriations, Environment, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
DeFazio Introduces $24 Billion Clean Water SRF Reauthorization Bill
March 7, 2019 This week, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee chairman Grace Napolitano (D-CA) introduced legislation reauthorizing various federal grant p... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Aviation, emissions, Environment, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Public transit, Rail, Railroads, Resilience
Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 11, 2019
Tuesday, March 12 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Aviation – subcommittee hearing entitled “Looking Forward: Aviation 2050” (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., HVC-210 The Capitol. Tuesday, March 12 – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing – subcommittee hearing on stakeholder perspectives on passenger rail development (witness list here) – [...]
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