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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of November 30, 2015

In This Issue

FAST, Highway Bill, Surface Reauthorization
Congress Clears FAST Act for Presidential Signature
Friday, December 4, 2015 Yesterday, both chambers of Congress approved legislation providing $281 billion from the Highway Trust Fund for surface transportation programs over the next five fiscal years and authorizing the continuation of general f... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account below or JOIN ENO [...]
Appropriations, FAST, FY16
Omnibus FY16 Appropriations Bill On Tap For Next Week
December 4, 2015 Just as the dust is clearing from Congressional passage of the surface transportation reauthorization bill, Congress will move towards finalizing the fiscal year 2016 appropriations process next week, when a $1.1 trillion omnibus ... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account below or JOIN [...]
Aviation, Drones, FAA, UAV
FAA Panel Recommends Mandatory Registration for Drones Over 0.55 Pounds
November 30, 2015 After only a few weeks, the task force that the FAA put together in late October to take a look at the issue of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS or drones) registration, has concluded its work on November 21, with the publication o... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign [...]
FAST, Highway Bill, Surface Reauthorization
$281 Billion? $305 Billion? What’s in a Number?
Friday, December 4, 2015 In discussing the FAST Act conference agreement with many reporters over the last three days, there were a lot of “top-line” total dollar amounts being thrown around. Most of them are technically accurate but are used to d... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your [...]
Infrastructure, Mobility, TNCs
Shared-Use Mobility Zones: Fighting Congestion with a Home for Rideshare
On congested urban streets, America’s burgeoning ranks of rideshare drivers faced constant challenges in picking up and dropping off passengers. Consistently unable to find a legal space in which to wait, they frequently have to turn on their hazards and block entire traffic or bike lanes—or gamble on pulling aside to a nearby bus top, [...]
In the Spotlight: Dr. Megan Ryerson
Dr. Megan Ryerson is an assistant professor in transportation planning and systems engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. She has a Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering from the University of California and received her B.Sc. in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003.
FAST, Highway Bill, Surface Reauthorization
FAST Act Information Resources
Here is a set of links to the information resources regarding the FAST Act that Eno has assembled thus far. Overview: The text of the conference report itself. 13-page summary of the conference report prepared by House T&I Committee staf... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account [...]