Eno Transportation Weekly

Weeks of August 27 and September 3, 2018

In This Issue

Aviation, Federal governance, Governance, Trucking, Trucking workforce
FAA Reauthorization In “Pre-Conference” – But What Does That Really Mean?
September 6, 2018 – The leaders of the House and Senate transportation committees told reporters this week that they are working to “pre-conference” their disagreements on the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill (H.R. 4/S. 1405). The House passed its bill on April 27 but the Senate has been unable to bring its own version of [...]
Appropriations, Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
9 of 12 FY19 Spending Bills Soon to Be in House-Senate Conference
September 6, 2018 Congressional negotiators continue to make progress on the fiscal year 2019 appropriations bills – progress that would have been just an average budget cycle in the 1980s or 1990s but which is positively spectacular in this dysfu... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check [...]
Aviation, Aviation safety/security, Federal governance, Governance
Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on TSA Oversight
September 6, 2018 – On Wednesday, less than one week before the 17th anniversary of September 11, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing to assess challenges and progress in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) aviation security efforts.
FASTLANE, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, State governance
FHWA Distributes Record $4.2 Billion of Extra “August Redistribution” Highway Money to State DOTs
September 4, 2018 Last week, the Federal Highway Administration distributed $4.2 billion in additional highway formula funding for fiscal year 2018 to state DOTs. The annual "August redistribution" of obligation limitation, which must be exercised... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Bridges, Federal funding, Highways
FHWA Asks 25 Rural States to Submit Applications for $225 Million in Bridge Grants
September 6, 2018 The Federal Highway Administration yesterday published a funding notice in the Federal Register letting the 25 U.S. states with the lowest population densities know that they have until December 4 to submit applications for $225 ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Local governance, State governance
Does More Federal Highway Spending Mean More Total Highway Spending?
September 4, 2018 The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a working paper last week summarizing all the available economic studies of whether or not federal highway funding supplements, or crowds out, state and local highway funding. Entitl... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
Appropriations, Aviation safety/security, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Homeland security, Positive Train Control, Rail safety, Railroads, Transit technology, Unmanned aerial systems
Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 10, 2018
Thursday, September 13 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials – subcommittee hearing on positive train control (PTC) implementation (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn. Thursday, September 13 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee hearing entitled “Transportation of Tomorrow: Emerging Technologies That Will Move America” [...]
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