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Eno in the News

Bloomberg BNA
January 30, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Focus on FAA Reauthorization, Not Infrastructure: Groups to Trump
“There’s a proposal that’s on the table. That’s really something we should be able to address, I think, very, very quickly,” Eno Center President and CEO Robert Puentes said. “We’d have enormous transformations. And probably the biggest change we’ve seen in aviation in a generation.”
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
WAMU 88.5
January 30, 2017 | Expert Analysis
How Metro Service Cuts Pose Extra Challenges For Low-Income Riders
Robert Puentes, who heads the non-profit Eno Center for Transportation, says that Metro was designed for another kind of city, where jobs and workers were located in the center. But as the city changes, and more jobs and people are located farther out, the transport system has to change too.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
CityLab
January 29, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Self-Driving Cars Should Be Regulated Like Drugs
During a recent conference in Washington, D.C., Paul Lewis, vice-president of policy and finance at the Eno Center for Transportation, talked about how local and regional governments can lead the way in this mobility revolution. What’s needed, he said, are policies “that both protect public safety and bring some accountability to this rapidly changing environment while still enabling the technology to bring the benefits.”
Paul Lewis |
Vice President, Policy and Finance
Transport Topics
January 27, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Eno Center President: States ‘Not Waiting for Washington to Act’ on Infrastructure
“As we have this conversation on the national level, and as we have these big proposals — very ambitious, very far-reaching — for infrastructure at the national level, cities, states and metropolitan areas and the profit and nonprofit sectors they are working with, are not waiting around for Washington to act,” Robert Puentes, Eno’s president and CEO, said at an event hosted by the Heritage Foundation that was webcast.Read more at: http://www.ttnews.com/articles/basetemplate.aspx?storyid=44723© Transport Topics, American Trucking Associations Inc. Reproduction, redistribution, display or rebroadcast by any means without written permission is prohibited.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
FedScoop
January 26, 2017 | Expert Analysis
There’s a place for tech in infrastructure planning, experts say
The Eno Center’s vice president of policy and finance at the Eno Center for Transportation Paul Lewis said Thursday that all discussions about infrastructure investment programs should be focused on “what those programs are hoping to achieve,” and that technology can be considered as a way to get to those program goals.
Paul Lewis |
Vice President, Policy and Finance
WABE 90.1
January 3, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Georgia Ports Authority Invests In Rail To Compete
"If you're moving big heavy stuff and you're moving it around the world, it's hard to beat the efficiency of these large ships,” said Robert Puentes, president of the Eno Center for Transportation in Washington, D.C .
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
WIRED
November 30, 2016 | Expert Analysis
The Hidden Task Ahead of Trump’s Transport Chief
Of the many things Donald Trump has planned for his presidency, Democrats support at least one—in principle, if not specifics. It’s way past time to fix America’s crumbling infrastructure. Tuesday, Trump named the woman for the job, nominating Elaine Chao as Secretary of Transportation.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
The Washington Post
November 10, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Will Donald Trump make Metro great again?
As the region mulls President-elect Donald Trump’s vows for a comprehensive infrastructure package, many are wondering: What does this mean for Metro? The short answer: Nobody knows for sure.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
Progressive Railroading
November 9, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Many transit-rail initiatives win on local ballotsSeveral U.S. communities yesterday approved a variety of sweeping passenger-rail initiatives, including a $120 billion transit plan in Los Angeles County. L.A. County's Measure M received more than the two-thirds vote required to pass, according to radio station 89.3 KPCC.
Several U.S. communities yesterday approved a variety of sweeping passenger-rail initiatives, including a $120 billion transit plan in Los Angeles County. L.A. County's Measure M received more than the two-thirds vote required to pass, according to radio station 89.3 KPCC.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
Fast Company
November 9, 2016 | Expert Analysis
At Least Some Transit Measures Did Well On Election Day
There may be a silver lining (a gold lining may be more appropriate) to Trump's ascent into the White House. Trump likes building things, from skyscrapers to Mexican walls, and while anything out of the president elect's mouth shouldn't be taken as close to truth, he did campaign on infrastructure spending.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
The Hill
November 8, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Top 10 transportation ballots to watch
Transportation experts are watching this election closely — and not just because both presidential candidates have promised sweeping investments in the nation’s infrastructure.
Ann Henebery |
Communications Manager
Bloomberg BNA
November 3, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Linking Transportation Initiatives to Sales Taxes May Be Risky
Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) agency knew it had to do something different to win approval of a funding boost, after voters nearly 20 years ago soundly rejected the “Guide the Ride” ballot initiative that would have raised sales taxes for developing light rail and other public transit options.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
The Bond Boyer
October 28, 2016 | Expert Analysis
Tax Credits Drive Trump's $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan
A $1 trillion, 10-year infrastructure renewal plan proposed Thursday by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign relies on tax credits to attract private investments in roads, bridges, seaports, and airports.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
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