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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of September 10, 2018

In This Issue

Aviation, Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Fuel tax, Governance, Highway Trust Fund, Highways, Public transit, Railroads
Mending or Ending the Highway Trust Fund – the Great Debate of 1978
The Highway Trust Fund ran out of money 10 years ago this month, but this month is also the 40th anniversary of the first attempt by the House transportation committee to “spend down” Trust Fund balances to zero, and of a competing plan to ensure that annual Trust Fund spending commitments could never exceed annual [...]
Amtrak, Commuter Rail, Freight, Positive Train Control, Rail, Rail safety, Railroads
As PTC Deadline Approaches, Focus Turns to Interoperability
September 14, 2018 – As the Dec. 31 deadline to fully implement positive train control (PTC) or else qualify for an alternative schedule approaches, railroads and regulators are already turning towards challenges that will remain after 2018.
Environment, FASTLANE, Federal governance, Governance, Project Delivery
Congress Again Examines Environmental Streamlining
September 13, 2018 – Environmental regulation streamlining has been a hot topic on Capitol Hill recently as infrastructure projects in the United States inch forward while building on the other side of the globe accelerates.
Aviation, Aviation safety/security, Federal governance, Governance, Public/private partnerships, Unmanned aerial systems
House Aviation Subcommittee Hears from UAS Airspace Integration Partners
September 12, 2018 As the aviation industry innovates with vessels of all shapes, sizes, and uses, the House Transportation and Infrastructure aviation subcommittee assembled a panel of industry and government witnesses on September 6 to discuss p... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
Appropriations, Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Maritime, ports
Final Version of First “Minibus” Appropriations Includes $7.0 Billion for Water Resources in FY19
September 13, 2018 (updated) On September 10, Congressional negotiators released the final conference report version of the first three-bill "minibus" package of fiscal year 2019 appropriations bills, including the Energy and Water Development bil... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Environment, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Maritime, ports
“Pre-Conferenced” Water Resources Authorization Bill Passes House
September 13, 2018 (updated) The House of Representatives has approved the text of a "pre-conferenced" water resources bill negotiated by House and Senate committee leaders, clearing it for eventual Senate consideration under expedited procedures.... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
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