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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of November 12, 2018

In This Issue

House T&I Committee
DeFazio, Graves Set to Run House T&I Committee
November 16, 2018 As expected, Peter DeFazio (D-OR), who has been the senior Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for the last two years, will almost certainly be taking over as chairman of that panel when Democrats ta... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check [...]
ballot measures, Roads and Bridges, Transit
How Did Different Transportation Modes Fare at the Ballot Box?
November 15, 2018 – Voters approved far more ballot measures to raise money primarily for roads than for any other mode, but transit and multimodal measures will raise more dollars over the next 20 years, according to Eno’s latest analysis of the 2018 transportation ballot measures.
Elections, Gas Tax, Revenue
Ballot Initiatives: Phrasing Matters
November 16, 2018 – In both the Missouri and California gas tax ballot measures last week, much of the credit (or blame) goes to the people who determined the precise phrasing of the titles and short summaries of the measures that actually appeared on the ballot.
Coast Guard, Maritime
U.S. Senate Passes Coast Guard Reauthorization
November 15, 2018 This week, the U.S. Senate passed the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, which authorizes funding and end-of-year strength levels for the Coast Guard. It also includes provisions relating to the Coast Guard’s f... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
House, Senate
3 of 4 Congressional Caucuses Select New Leadership
November 16, 2018 This week, Republicans in the House and Senate, as well as Senate Democrats, chose their party leaders for the upcoming 116th Congress. House Democrats are scheduled to select their leaders the week after Thanksgiving. The Sen... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
FRA, High-Speed Rail, Rail
California Auditor Questions Completion Timetable for High-Speed Rail Project
November 16, 2018 – Yesterday, the California State Auditor released a new report critical of the state’s high-speed rail project. The report title itself was fairly damning: “California High‑Speed Rail Authority: Its Flawed Decision Making and Poor Contract Management Have Contributed to Billions in Cost Overruns and Delays in the System’s Construction.”
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