Eno Transportation Weekly

Weeks of April 30 and May 7, 2018

In This Issue

Appropriations, FY19
FY19 Appropriations Process Begins
May 10, 2018 The annual appropriations process for fiscal year 2019 has now begun, with the House Appropriations Committee approving its first two bills this week and with subcommittees approving several more (including the bill funding most feder... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our [...]
Public Transportation
What Did Transit Advocates Get Wrong In Nashville?
May 8, 2018 – Mass transit advocates in Nashville, Tennessee were dealt a crushing setback one week ago today when a referendum to approve a $6.6 billion mass transit capital program ($8.9 billion once operating and financing costs were factored in) was rejected by voters by almost a 2 to 1 margin.
Aviation, FAA, UAS
USDOT Announces Drone Integration Pilot Program Sites
May 10, 2018 – On Wednesday, May 9, U.S. Secretary of Transportation (USDOT) Elaine Chao announced the first ten state, local, and tribal governments selected to participate in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP).
Appropriations, CBO, FY19
CBO Updates Spending Baseline to Use FY18 Omnibus Totals As A Starting Point
May 9, 2018 The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has updated its annual baseline for discretionary spending to use the account-level totals in the recently enacted omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal 2018 as a starting point. CBO issu... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
Appropriations, FY19, HMTF, IWTF, USACE
House Bill Proposes All-Time High Spending for Corps of Engineers
May 7, 2018 Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of a draft Energy and Water Development appropriations bill for fiscal year 2019 which will be considered in a subcommittee markup at 5:30 p.m. today. (May 8 update: the b... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or [...]
Senate EPW Committee, USACE, Water
Water Resources Reauthorization Bill Introduced in Senate
May 10, 2018 On May 8, the bipartisan leaders of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee introduced the biennial water resources bill, this time called "America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018." The introduced bill is numbered S. 2... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
FTA, FY18, Public Transportation, Transit
FTA Gives Out Full FY18 Transit Apportionments
May 10, 2018 The Federal Transit Administration has at last distributed the full amount of fiscal year 2018 funding for mass transit programs provided by the omnibus appropriations bill enacted into law on March 23. The formal announcement hasn... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
Airports, Eno, Freight, Infrastructure, Transportation and Infrastructure
Eno Staff to Participate in Infrastructure Week Events
Infrastructure Week 2018 is next week, May 14-21, and Eno staff will participate in two events on infrastructure resiliency and freight transportation. See below for the latest on those panels, and see the Infrastructure Week calendar for a full list of events.
Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 14, 2018
Tuesday, May 15 – Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs – full committee business meeting to consider nominations including Thelma Drake to be FTA Administrator – 10:00 a.m., SD-538 Dirksen. Wednesday, May 16 – House Appropriations – full committee business meeting to mark up the draft Energy and Water Development appropriations bill and the draft Agriculture [...]
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