Eno in the News

The Herald News
May 20, 2017 | Expert Analysis
The local Trump impact still unknown
The turmoil in Washington has taken attention off of what effect the Trump administration may have locally. The future of social services, medical care and highway improvements in Will County depends to a large degree on how many of the new president’s plans will be implemented.
Paul Lewis |
Vice President, Policy and Finance
U.S. News and World Report
May 17, 2017 | OP-ED
What can we do about declining transit ridership?
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
In the United States today, public transit is in crisis. From declining infrastructure in New York and San Francisco, to delays caused by needed repairs in Washington, to the loss of critical funding in Milwaukee, city after city is struggling with problems related to its bus and train systems.
May 9, 2017 | Expert Analysis
How the Humble Gas Tax Became An American Bogeyman
When the federal government last raised the gas tax, Hillary Clinton was the first lady of the United States. Mark Zuckerberg was a nerdy nine-year-old in suburban New York. America’s interstate highway system was aging, but working just fine.
Jeff Davis |
Senior Fellow and Editor, Eno Transportation Weekly
U.S. News and World Report
April 21, 2017 | OP-ED
American Transportation Needs An Intervention
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
Across the United States, public transit is in crisis. Buses and trains which provide 10 billion trips each year are straining under the burden of a number of major challenges. These are threatening the ability of Americans to get to work, businesses to operate and cities to function.
April 12, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Will shaky finances further delay I-69 work?
Despite the rocky finances of the parent company of the lead contractor on key section of I-69 through Bloomington, the state says it has not changed its plans to pay I-69 Development Partners in advance to finish construction.
Paul Lewis |
Vice President, Policy and Finance
The Washington Post
April 8, 2017 | Expert Analysis
What Metro can learn from the Atlanta subway’s effort to win riders
Last Monday, commuters in the nation’s capital were smarting over yet another Metro rush-hour meltdown. Stray current had caused a rail component to overheat, pouring smoke into a tunnel outside a busy transit hub. A critical stretch of the Red Line was shut down for more than two hours. Thousands of riders were delayed in their travels.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
Travel Weekly
April 4, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Trump's backing buoys promoters of privatized ATC
President Donald Trump's endorsement last month of a plan to privatize the U.S. air traffic control (ATC) network has given the proposal's chief backers on the House Transportation Committee and in the U.S. airline industry a vital ally.
Rui Neiva |
Policy Analyst
U.S. News and World Report
March 17, 2017 | OP-ED
Air Traffic, Under Control
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
President Donald Trump's first budget proposal is notable for its massive cuts in scientific research, the Environmental Protection Agency, the State Department and the complete elimination of 19 federal agencies.
NPR | Planet Money
March 16, 2017 | Expert Analysis
How To Spend A Trillion Dollars
President Trump says he wants to spend a trillion dollars over the next decade on infrastructure. Let's put that in perspective. The U.S. is already spending 2.5 trillion over the next decade. So this would be a 40 percent jump. Ailsa Chang from NPR's Planet Money team helps us figure out what do you actually get for a trillion dollars.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
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