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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of November 26, 2018

In This Issue

Appropriations, Buses, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Local governance, Public transit, Rail, Regional governance
FTA Allocates Funding to L.A., Tempe, Minneapolis Transit Projects
November 30, 2o18 This week, the Federal Transit Administration announced that they are formally allocating fiscal 2018 appropriations for the Capital Investment Grant (CIG) program for four new mass transit projects: the third section of the mamm... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
Appropriations, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
Time Running Out for FY19 Omnibus, Border Wall Funding Still Unresolved
November 30, 2018 Funding for many federal agencies runs out one week from tonight at midnight, and negotiators made little progress this week on the big issue in disagreement, funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Unless substantial progress ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
data, FASTLANE, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Mileage-based user fees, Public transit, Transit technology
Senate EPW Hearing Draws Attention to Need for Long-Term Funding Solutions, Diversity in Projects
November 29, 2018 A Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on Wednesday foreshadowed upcoming discussions as Congress prepares to tackle surface transportation reauthorization next year. The hearing focused largely on funding, but p... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Amtrak, Positive Train Control, Rail, Railroads, Transit workforce
Q3 PTC Reports Show Some Railroads Still At Risk of Missing Deadline
November 29, 2018 – According to railroads’ third-quarter 2018 reports released by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), four railroads are at risk of failing to qualify for an alternative schedule to finish implementing positive train control (PTC) by the Dec. 31, 2018 deadline.
Appropriations, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
Graves, Granger Tapped to Lead House GOP on T&I, Appropriations
November 30, 2018 This morning, the House Republican Conference ratified the selection of ranking minority members for House committees for the upcoming 116th Congress. As expected, Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO) has been selected, without opposition, ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Federal governance, Governance
Final Democratic Gains in U.S. House: 40 Seats
November 29, 2018 – The final tally from the November 6 general elections came in yesterday, as the last outstanding race was called by the Associated Press. David Valadao (R-CA), a member of the House Transportation-Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, was narrowly defeated by mail-in ballots after leading on Election Night and two weeks thereafter.
Environment, Federal governance, Governance, Maritime
Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 3, 2018
POSTPONED Wednesday, December 5, 2018 – House Energy and Commerce – Subcommittee on Environment – subcommittee hearing on the 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act – Discussion Draft (bill text here) – 10:00 a.m., 2123 Rayburn POSTPONED until Tuesday, December 11 at a time TBA. Thursday, December 6, 2018 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – [...]
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