What Can DC Metro’s Past Tell Us About Its Future?

ISSUE / Week of May 9, 2016

  • May 12,2016

    What Can DC Metro’s Past Tell Us About Its Future?

    Buses,Commuter Rail
    May 12, 2016 The Great Society Subway: A History of the Washington Metro By Zachary Schrag (2006, with a new paperback edition in 2014) (Available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble or the...
  • May 12,2016

    Senate Finally Takes Up FY17 THUD Appropriations; House Markup Scheduled for May 18

    Appropriations,Federal Governance
    May 12, 2016 After a two-week wait, the U.S. Senate at 3:10 p.m. today finally took up the annual appropriations bill funding the U.S. Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2017. The...
Convergence: Where Do We Go From Here?
Automated Vehicles,Data,Freight,Land use,Public transit,TNCs,Transit Technology

Convergence: Where Do We Go From Here?

Transportation systems across the world are changing rapidly. Private sector innovation has upended many traditional transportation markets, and innovations such as car sharing, ride hailing, and...

The 70-Year Trend in Federal Infrastructure Spending
Appropriations,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

The 70-Year Trend in Federal Infrastructure Spending

May 12, 2016 (Ed. Note: This article was supplemented with another article on May 11, 2017 that added spending on grants for water and sewer infrastructure and also focused on historical average...

The Lists: Top 10 Transportation Thought Leaders in Academia

The Lists: Top 10 Transportation Thought Leaders in Academia

Earlier this year, Eno lost our longtime friend Aaron Gellman. Professor Gellman joined the faculty of the Kellogg School of Management in 1992 at Northwestern University as a professor of management...

Blair Anderson Nominated for Under Secretary of Transportation
Federal Governance,Governance

Blair Anderson Nominated for Under Secretary of Transportation

May 15, 2016 President Obama this week nominated NHTSA Deputy Administrator Blair Anderson to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy. The “S-3” job has been vacant since Peter Rogoff...

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