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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
U.S. News and World Report
July 15, 2016 | OP-ED
A Tale of Two Airports
Rui Neiva |
Policy Analyst
Lack of competition in the airline industry has reduced travel options in smaller and medium-size cities.
Huffington Post
July 14, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Uber Moves A Little Closer To Public Transit’s Turf
Uber probably doesn’t pose a huge short-term threat to public transportation, said Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the nonprofit Eno Center for Transportation. “The relationship is more symbiotic than adversarial,” Puentes said.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
WMAL Radio
July 14, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Think Metro is Always on Fire? Feel the Heat on Chicago’s ‘L,’ says New Report
It may be surprising for Metro riders to hear, but a new report set to be released today indicates the WMATA system sees the second-fewest number of collisions, derailments, and fires per one billion passenger trips among the six biggest transit agencies in the U.S. The report is set to be detailed during today’s meeting of WMATA’s Board of Directors.
Emil Frankel |
Senior Fellow
Washington Post
July 9, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Is the Silver Line to blame for all of Metro’s woes?
The largest infrastructure project ever built in the Washington region was more than a year late and more than $100 million over budget. But on July 26, 2014, all of that was forgotten. As the first Silver Line train pulled out of Wiehle-Reston East station, there were cheers and smiles.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
The Hill
June 29, 2016 | Expert Analysis
The bipartisan climate solution: a tax swap
You wouldn’t know it from today’s polarized politics, but protecting the environment used to be a bipartisan effort. There were, of course, the path-breaking conservation achievements of Theodore Roosevelt, a Republican. And, in the 1970s through the 1990s major federal environmental legislation – the National Environmental Policy Act, the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Council on Environmental Quality, the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act – occurred under Republican administrations in cooperation with Democratic Congressional leadership.
Emil Frankel |
Senior Fellow
Bloomberg BNA
June 27, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Brexit Impact on Pound Could Cut U.S. Travel Revenue
The U.S. travel industry could see a significant slip in revenue from travelers from the United Kingdom—its largest overseas market—as the British wait for the pound to stabilize following last week's Brexit vote.
Rui Neiva |
Policy Analyst
Marketplace
June 22, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Flooding, closures and electrical meltdowns: the nation’s worst public transit systems
D.C. isn’t the only place struggling to maintain its public transportation systems. “It’s a big national problem,” said Robert Puentes, President and CEO of Eno Center for Transportation. Which systems are in the worst shape right now? It’s difficult to say, he said. The need for repair depends almost entirely on how old the transit systems are.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
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