Infrastructure: Thinking Outside the Beltway

ISSUE / Week of May 2, 2016

  • May 05,2016

    Infrastructure: Thinking Outside the Beltway

    Airports,Bridges
    Infrastructure is critical to the health of the U.S. economy, and to its people. Though largely lost in the noisy national debate and all but ignored in the head-shaking Presidential campaign;...
  • May 05,2016

    Senate WRDA Bill Emphasizes EPA Programs, Creates New Trust Fund

    Environment,Federal Governance
    May 5, 2016 Last week, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved, in record time, a bill authorizing new water resources projects and programs to be carried out by the U.S. Army...
London Rail: An International Success Story
Commuter Rail,Project Delivery,Public transit,Rail,Railroads

London Rail: An International Success Story

(Editorial Note: This is an extract of the presentation made to the Eno Transit Executive Program, which took place between April 17-23 in Washington.) The development of the London Overground,...

Happy 100th Birthday, Highway Donor-Donee Fight!
Federal Governance,Fuel tax,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways,Interstate Highway System,State Governance

Happy 100th Birthday, Highway Donor-Donee Fight!

May 5, 2016 Since the construction of the Interstate Highway System began to wind down in the 1980s, most reauthorization cycles for the federal-aid highway program have featured fights between...

Infrastructure Week 2016: Don’t Miss These Events

Infrastructure Week 2016: Don’t Miss These Events

May 16-20 is Infrastructure Week  a national week of events; media coverage; and education and advocacy efforts to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting the nation. This year, the...

Rail Safety Grants, Transit “Sandbox” Funding Now Available
FASTLANE,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Positive Train Control,Public transit,Rail,Rail Safety,Railroads

Rail Safety Grants, Transit “Sandbox” Funding Now Available

May 5, 2016 The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued two new funding notices for surface transportation grant programs. $25 million in railroad safety grants. On April 29, the Federal...

Transportation Executives From Across The Country Gather in DC for Week-Long Eno Program
Workforce development

Transportation Executives From Across The Country Gather in DC for Week-Long Eno Program

In April, thirty-six top transit executives from across the country traveled to Washington, DC to take part in Eno’s 12th annual Transit Senior Executive (TSE) Program. As part of a yearlong...

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