Eno Releases First Report on UAS Integration

ISSUE / Weeks of August 17 and 24, 2020

  • August 28,2020 |

    Eno Releases First Report on UAS Integration

    Aviation Safety,Unmanned Aerial Systems
    Drone technology is developing rapidly. While it might be a few years before you can fly in an Advanced Air Mobility vehicle (AAM) or widespread drone delivery is available, unmanned aircraft systems...
  • August 28,2020 |

    Plan for Contact Tracing Air Travelers Stalls

    Airlines,Public health
    Last week, news outlets reported that the White House put the brakes on a plan by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to require airlines to collect information on passengers in order to conduct...
FHWA Gives States $4.8 Billion in Extra FY20 Highway Funding
FY20,Highways

FHWA Gives States $4.8 Billion in Extra FY20 Highway Funding

Today, the Federal Highway Administration distributed an additional $4.8 billion in fiscal 2020 federal-aid highway funding to states as part of the "use-it-or-lose-it-by-September-30" August...

FTA Allocates $248 Million to Portal North Bridge Replacement
Amtrak,Commuter Rail,Federal Funding,Transit

FTA Allocates $248 Million to Portal North Bridge Replacement

The Trump Administration this week formally allocated its first funding for any project in the "Gateway" portfolio of passenger rail projects in New York and New Jersey – $248 million in mass...

Debra Johnson Tapped to Run Denver Transit
Regional governance,Transit

Debra Johnson Tapped to Run Denver Transit

This week, the board of Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) chose Debra Johnson to be its next chief executive officer and general manager. The agency was operating under an...

Truman and Transportation
Federal Governance,Governance reform

Truman and Transportation

August is the time for getting caught up on long-term projects, and this week marks the conclusion of my looks back at how Harry S. Truman's Administration redefined what "transportation" means in...

Working at Eno: The 2020 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow Reflects on Her Experience
Workforce development

Working at Eno: The 2020 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow Reflects on Her Experience

The Eno Center for Transportation welcomed Katherine Idziorek as our 2020 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow this summer. Now at the close of her time with Eno, Katherine provides insight into her...

June VMT Down 13% Nationwide
Traffic

June VMT Down 13% Nationwide

The Federal Highway Administration reported last week that traffic on U.S. roads in June 2020 was 13.0 percent below the 2019 levels. This is a significant recovery from the COVID-lockdown peak of...

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