Trump Transition Underway – What Will the Transportation and Infrastructure Agenda Be?

ISSUE / Week of November 14, 2016

  • November 16,2016

    Trump Transition Underway – What Will the Transportation and Infrastructure Agenda Be?

    Federal Governance,Governance
    November 16, 2016 The surprise election of Donald J. Trump to become the 45th President of the United States has thrown the transportation stakeholder community into an uproar, with no one knowing...
  • November 16,2016

    2017 Will Be All About President Trump’s Budget

    Appropriations,Federal Budget
    November 16, 2016 Focusing on the “first 100 days” of a new Presidency is an artificial deadline. The real window for a productive first term of a new Administration is the first six to seven...
Election Results Mean A Less Productive Lame Duck Session
Appropriations,Federal Governance,Governance

Election Results Mean A Less Productive Lame Duck Session

November 16, 2016 The election of Donald Trump to replace Barack Obama as President has thrown the planned post-election “lame duck” session of Congress that began this week into an...

Legislators Organize for the Upcoming Congress
Federal Governance,Governance

Legislators Organize for the Upcoming Congress

November 16, 2016 Representatives and Senators returned to Washington D.C. this week to hold their first round of organizational meetings to start organizing for the upcoming 115th...

GAO Analyses Expert and Stakeholder Views on ATC Reform
Air Traffic Control,Aviation,Aviation Safety,Environment,Federal Governance,Fuel tax,Governance

GAO Analyses Expert and Stakeholder Views on ATC Reform

November 16, 2016 On the same day that the USDOT’s Inspector General released a report about air traffic control (ATC) modernization, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a new...

Inspector General Slams FAA Deployment of NextGen
Air Traffic Control,Aviation,Federal Governance,Governance

Inspector General Slams FAA Deployment of NextGen

November 16, 2016 In a new study published on November 15, the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation (IG) reported on NextGen deployment. NextGen is the Federal Aviation...

FHWA Updates Estimates on FY 2020 FAST Act Highway Rescission
Bicycle,Emissions,Environment,FASTLANE,Federal Governance,Freight,Governance,Highways,Pedestrian,Public transit,State Governance,Trucking

FHWA Updates Estimates on FY 2020 FAST Act Highway Rescission

November 16, 2016 In an attempt to make the budget totals of the legislation balance, section 1438 of the FAST Act of 2015 orders that, on July 1, 2020, $7.569 billion in unobligated balances of...

A Transportation Revolution Can’t Run on Autopilot
Automated Vehicles,Electric Vehicles,Emissions,Environment,Public transit,Shared Vehicles,TNCs

A Transportation Revolution Can’t Run on Autopilot

(This article was first published in The Source, LA Metro's News and Views Blog) Why tech visionaries need to have feet planted firmly on the ground During the first decade of the Information...

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