Governance

Issues & Modes / Governance

Governance is at the core of any transportation issue. Public, private, and nonprofit actors are the machinery that enables the economy to function, compete effectively for employers and labor, and foster innovation. The ability of agencies to respond to changing and expanding demands varies across the country as is shaped to a large extent by a range of different institutional and organizational structures. Governance determines who makes decisions about capital and operating plans and sets out a process for how those decisions are made. Each structure has its own implications for funding, equitable and effective service patterns, and economic growth.

Webinar: A New Paradigm for Rail Planning, Funding, & Implementation

In July 2021, the Northeast Corridor Commission released CONNECT NEC 2035 (C35), the most ambitious reinvestment program in the...

Eno Expands International Transit Construction Cost Analysis with New Projects and Case Studies

In July, the Eno Center for Transportation published a major report investigating the high costs and long timelines of rail transit...

Building the Public Sector Workforce Capacity to Build Transit Better

This article is focused on aspects of Eno’s latest report: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better. For...

Senate Commerce Questions 4 Biden USDOT Nominees

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a confirmation hearing on four pending U.S. Department of Transportation...

Webinar: A Model for Next-Level Interstate Collaboration with the Port Authority of NY and NJ

Created by an Act of Congress in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's mission is to oversee the creation of vital...

How Can New Transit Environmental Review Approaches Help Address Climate Concerns?

This article is focused on aspects of Eno's latest report: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better. For...

Re-Examining the Role and Scope of Community Engagement in Project Delivery

This article is focused on aspects of Eno's latest report: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better. For...

Guiding the New UAS Industry to Safety Excellence

The aviation industry and regulators are achieving many notable successes in creating effective policies to facilitate the integration...

Rapid Response Webinar: What’s in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill for Transportation?

The 2,702-page bipartisan infrastructure bill, which includes a full surface transportation reauthorization bill and a $180+ billion...

Eno Releases Major Report on U.S. Transit Costs and Project Delivery

Cities, states, and metropolitan areas across the United States are investing in a range of public transit projects in order to connect...

Webinar: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Better Transit

This webinar offers one AICP Certification Maintenance credit. Click here for instructions on how to submit this event for...

Saving Time and Making Cents: Eno Transit Cost and Project Delivery Symposium

Convening Transportation Leaders to Exchange Best Practices in Transit Project Delivery The goal of this symposium is to share...

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