March 23, 2015|ENO CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, March 26th, the neutral, non-partisan Eno Center for Transportation will hold an event on Capitol Hill to present a just-released Statement of Principles designed to give lawmakers a workable starting point as they aim to modernize the nation’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) system in the upcoming Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization. Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, James Burnley will be one of the speakers.
The 10 principles the Eno’s NextGen Working Group recommends address a wide range of priorities for a successful Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) implementation including protecting the diversity of airspace users; ensuring a consistent and reliable means of funding ATC operation and modernization; allowing the FAA to concentrate more on safety; and reforming budget and procurement procedures.
WHO: Eno Center for Transportation
WHEN: Thursday, March 26th at 10:00am ET
WHERE: Room 2253, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington D.C.
The Eno Center for Transportation is a neutral, non-partisan think-tank that promotes policy innovation and provides professional development opportunities across the career span of transportation professionals. For more information, please visit www.enotrans.org.
Publication Date:March 23, 2015