Senate Adjourns Until After Elections, Clearing WRDA Bill but Leaving AV Bill, Transpo Nominations Unfinished

ISSUE / Week of October 8, 2018

  • October 12,2018 |

    Senate Adjourns Until After Elections, Clearing WRDA Bill but Leaving AV Bill, Transpo Nominations Unfinished

    Amtrak,Automated Vehicles
    October 12, 2018 Yesterday, the U.S. Senate finished its pre-election business with the typical flurry of activity, passing 17 bills and resolutions (mostly low-profile stuff) and confirming 35...
  • October 12,2018 |

    A Look at New Regulations Required by the FAA Reauthorization Law

    Aircraft,Aviation
    October 12, 2018 The FAA reauthorization bill signed into law on October 5 does a lot of things – authorizes $97 billion in funding over five years, makes significant safety, consumer...
Guest Op-Ed: Autonomous, Electric and Shared – One of These Is Not Like the Others
Automated Vehicles,Electric Vehicles,Land use,Shared Vehicles,Traffic Safety,Transit Technology

Guest Op-Ed: Autonomous, Electric and Shared – One of These Is Not Like the Others

October 10, 2018 One of the most popular terms in the autonomous vehicle world is the belief—or goal—that vehicles in the future will be “autonomous, electric and shared.” This terminology...

FHWA Distributes 9 Weeks of Highway Funding Under FY19 CR
Appropriations,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways

FHWA Distributes 9 Weeks of Highway Funding Under FY19 CR

October 12, 2018 Last week, ETW wrote about how the Federal Highway Administration, on October 1, had apportioned $42.3 billion in new highway contract authority to state DOTs for fiscal year...

Eno Releases Podcast Series on 2018 Transportation Ballot Measures
Ballot Measure,Fuel tax,Governance,Local governance,Public transit,State Governance,Streets

Eno Releases Podcast Series on 2018 Transportation Ballot Measures

October 9, 2018 This November, voters across the country will decide whether they want their city or state to invest more in transportation. To explore five of these transportation ballot measures...

Visualizing Future Highway Trust Fund Liabilities
FASTLANE,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways,Public transit,Traffic Safety

Visualizing Future Highway Trust Fund Liabilities

October 12, 2018 Presentations of future Highway Trust Fund financial operations are generally done on a cash flow basis, and present four lines of numbers over multiple fiscal years - start each...

Senate Examines Coast Guard and NOAA Fleet Recapitalization
Federal Governance,Governance,Homeland security,Maritime,National Security

Senate Examines Coast Guard and NOAA Fleet Recapitalization

October 11, 2018 Weeks after a similar hearing on the House side, the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries & the Coast Guard held a hearing Thursday examining the Coast...

Transit Agencies Exchange Best Practices at Eno/MAX Program
Public transit,Transit Workforce

Transit Agencies Exchange Best Practices at Eno/MAX Program

October 10, 2018 September marked the end of another successful Eno/MAX program. Throughout 2018, a cohort of 48 students participated in the Eno/MAX (Multi-Agency Exchange) Program to share best...

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