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  • Reforming America's Transportation System

    Governance reform

    In February 2019 the Eno Center for Transportation (Eno) and the Reason Foundation (Reason) convened a three-day workshop (the Workshop) at the Pocantico Conference Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) near Tarrytown, New York. Supported by RBF, with additional funding from Smith...

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  • Refreshing the Status Quo: Federal Highway Programs and Funding Distribution

    Appropriations

    This year, the federal government gave $45.6 billion in highway “formula” funding to the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The state-by-state distribution of this money was based almost entirely on how the states fared on a variety of real-world metrics back in calendar year 2007,...

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Intermodal Transportation: Moving Freight in a Global Economy (Part 2)
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Intermodal Transportation: Moving Freight in a Global Economy (Part 2)

August 16,2016 Intermodal Transportation: Moving Freight in a Global Economy responds to a need for a comprehensive textbook that offers an overview of the history and state of the art freight logistics and supply...
Intermodal Transportation: Moving Freight in a Global Economy (Part 1)
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Intermodal Transportation: Moving Freight in a Global Economy (Part 1)

August 16,2016 Intermodal Transportation: Moving Freight in a Global Economy responds to a need for a comprehensive textbook that offers an overview of the history and state of the art freight logistics and supply...
Transportation Weekly Issue Brief – Do We Still Need the Highway Trust Fund?
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Transportation Weekly Issue Brief – Do We Still Need the Highway Trust Fund?

May 26,2016 Transportation Weekly issue brief dated May 12, 2014, entitled "Do We Still Need the Highway Trust Fund?"
Delivering the Goods: Recommendations for Funding a Federal Freight Program
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Delivering the Goods: Recommendations for Funding a Federal Freight Program

May 19,2016 Delivering the Goods focuses on finding a funding source for expanding and improving the national freight program established by the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. While this was...
Emerging Technology Trends In Transportation
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Emerging Technology Trends In Transportation

February 10,2016 This paper seeks to provide an overview of technology advances in transportation, focusing on those likely to have important implications for transportation policy.
NextGen Working Group Final Report
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NextGen Working Group Final Report

September 09,2015 Eno’s NextGen Working Group brought together academics, former government officials, unions, and industry leaders representing airlines, airports, manufacturers, private operators, pilots,...
Reagan Devolution: The Real Story of the 1982 Gas Tax Increase
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Reagan Devolution: The Real Story of the 1982 Gas Tax Increase

September 09,2015 Remembered as a triumph of bipartisanship, the reality of the 1982 gas tax increase was a bit messier.
Reagan Devolution: The Real Story of the 1982 Gas Tax Increase (Additional Documentation)
Federal Legislation,Research Report

Reagan Devolution: The Real Story of the 1982 Gas Tax Increase (Additional Documentation)

September 09,2015 506-page PDF compilation of supporting documents for the Reagan Devolution paper, taken largely from the Reagan Presidential Library, showing the behind-the-scenes decision making that led to the...
Reagan Devolution: The Real Story of the 1982 Gas Tax Increase (Presentation, May 27, 2015)
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Reagan Devolution: The Real Story of the 1982 Gas Tax Increase (Presentation, May 27, 2015)

September 09,2015 On May 27, 2015, the Eno Center for Transportation released a groundbreaking report on the 1982 Gas Tax Increase (Passed by then President Ronald Reagan). Eno's Senior Fellow, Jeff Davis, gave the...
The Life and Death of the Highway Trust Fund
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The Life and Death of the Highway Trust Fund

September 09,2015 An evaluation of the forces behind the U.S. Highway Trust Fund (HTF), including an examination of peer countries and their lessons on providing long-term sustainable funding.
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