Eno in the News

WAMU 88.5
August 24, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Metro Still Clearing Backlog Of 'Gauge Rods' Problem Identified In 2015 Incident
“Maintenance is not an issue that comes easy. It requires a lot of money and political will to put something that is typically pretty boring,” said Paul Lewis, a policy expert at the Eno Center for Transportation. “It is not very exciting to replace 500 rail ties as it is to open up a new transit line.”
Paul Lewis |
Vice President, Policy and Finance
Washington Post
August 21, 2016 | Expert Analysis
What happens when a group of transit wonks ‘Play with Traffic’?
In a sunlit Crystal City penthouse, a few dozen transit wonks and software developers pondered a fundamental question: How can technology be used to improve our experience on the roads? The answers, derived amid a feast of pizza and soda, took various forms. Mostly, they involved sharing.
Stanford Turner |
Senior Policy Analyst
The Verge
August 20, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Train to Nowhere: How Cincinnati tried, and failed, to build one of America’s first subways
"These rail services are expensive, quite frankly," Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the 95-year-old Eno Center for Transportation, told me. "They're expensive to build, they're expensive to operate, and when you do them right, they can have enormously positive implications on regional economies. And if you do them wrong, they can be a big white elephant."
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
Business Travel News
August 15, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Former Transportation Secretary James Burnley on FAA Reauthorization
Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation James Burnley, who served during the last years of the Reagan administration and co-chairs law firm Venable's transportation practice, has been a longtime supporter of the air traffic control provision and spoke with BTN transportation editor Michael B. Baker.
James Burnley |
Chairman, Eno Center for Transportation | Partner, Veneble LLP
The American Prospect
August 12, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Q&A: Fixing the Transportation Mess We’re In
A conversation with Eno Center for Transportation's Emil Frankel on the Clinton and Trump infrastructure proposals, the federal fuel tax, and other transportation funding quandaries.
Emil Frankel |
Senior Fellow
The Diane Rehm Show
August 11, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Big Cities Move Away From Car-Based Planning
Think about a city around the world – big or small – and one common feature nearly all share are cars. Whether these urban centers were designed primarily for walking, metro or the automobile, drivers are everywhere. But Peter Newman, an expert of sustainability who has been researching car use since the early 1970s, sees a change underway.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
Think Progress
August 2, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Trump Promises To Double Clinton’s Infrastructure Spending, Can’t Say How He’d Pay For It
Paul Lewis, vice president of policy and finance at the Eno Center for Transportation, told ThinkProgress that under the current rules, for Trump to get his infrastructure plan through Congress without an increase in revenue, he would need to find something else in the budget to cut. But to date, Trump hasn’t offered any specifics.
Paul Lewis |
Vice President, Policy and Finance
Wall Street Journal
July 26, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Advocates Want More From MTA During Tunnel Shutdown
When the L train’s East River tunnel reopens in 2020, transit officials say New York City subway riders will enjoy more trains, reduced crowding and, at two stations, new entrances and elevators.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
Bloomberg BNA
July 19, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Republican Platform Slams Brakes on Transit Funding
's time to overturn the Obama administration's vision of investing in public transit options for densely populated urban areas and apply that revenue to projects that would expand the nation's roads and bridges, Donald Trump's Republican Party proposed.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
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