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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of September 4, 2017

In This Issue

ATC, Aviation, FAA
House Consideration of FAA Reauthorization Bill Postponed (Again)
September 8, 2017 House leaders have once again postponed the tentatively scheduled consideration of legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (H.R. 2997), which had been unofficially slated to be on the House floor next week. ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options. [...]
Appropriations, CR, Disasters, FY18, WIFIA
Congress Clears $15B in Harvey Aid, Extends FY18 Appropriations and Debt Ceiling to Dec. 8
September 8, 2017 Both chambers of Congress have cleared legislation that extends government-wide appropriations until December 8 and which suspends the statutory ceiling on the public debt until the same date. The legislation also provides $15.25... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Autonomous Vehicles
Senate Autonomous Vehicle Bill Now Expected to Include Self-Driving Trucks
On September 5, the House passed the SELF DRIVE Act – a bill that zoomed through the legislative process in a few short months with bipartisan support (almost) completely throughout. But on the other side of the Hill, the upper chamber continues to live up to its reputation of being – as President James Buchanan [...]
Autonomous Vehicles, NHTSA, USDOT
USDOT Will Revise Federal Automated Vehicle Policy Next Week
September 8, 2017 USDOT will release the Trump Administration’s first update to the federal government’s policies around automated vehicles (AVs) next week, according to Reuters. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is scheduled to deliver rema... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
ATC, Aviation, FAA
Governance of a Nonprofit ATC Provider: A Primer
September 8, 2017 – How would the governance structure of a private non-profit air traffic control corporation work? In this article we’ll provide an overview of the proposed governance model, and how it has been implemented by the Canadians in their own nonprofit ATC provider, NAV CANADA.
FY17, TIGER, USDOT
FY17 TIGER Grant Applications Solicited
September 8, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued a formal notice announcing the availability of $480 million in TIGER grants for surface transportation projects using funding appropriated in the fiscal 2017 omnibus appropriations act. Applications are due by 8 p.m. Eastern time on October 16, 2017.
FHWA, FY17, Highways
FHWA Gives States $3.1B in Extra FY17 Highway Funding
September 8, 2017 The Federal Highway Administration on August 31 gave state departments of transportation an extra $3.1 billion in obligation authority for the federal-aid highways program for fiscal year 2017 – the annual "August redistribution.... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
ATC, Aviation, FAA, NextGen
USDOT I.G. Criticizes NextGen Cost-Benefit Analysis
September 7, 2017 – The USDOT Inspector General made public this week an August 15 letter with their analysis on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) most recent business case for NextGen, the agency’s ongoing program to modernize air traffic control (ATC).
Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 11, 2017
POSTPONED – Tuesday, September 12 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation – subcommittee hearing on Coast Guard stakeholder perspectives on infrastructure (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn – POSTPONED due to Hurricane Irma. POSTPONED – Tuesday, September 12 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, [...]