Author: Paul Lewis

The Case Against Mega Contracts in Mega Transit Projects

This article is focused on aspects of Eno’s latest report: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better. For...

Train derailments like the Montana incident are rare, but other railroad-related deaths are on the rise

“The response that we’re seeing to the Montana crash is showing that the existing standards that we have are in some respects...

Eno Study: ‘Safety Trends Moving in the Wrong Direction’

“A new strategy and framework is needed to address the most significant safety issues facing railroads,” say authors Paul Lewis of...

Safer Railroading: A Guide Toward Targeted Safety Policy

Railroads are among the safest modes of transportation for workers, riders, and the public. Strong federal standards for railroad track...

Building the Public Sector Workforce Capacity to Build Transit Better

This article is focused on aspects of Eno’s latest report: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better. For...

Op-Ed: Why Automated Driving Faces a Monster Uphill Battle

My three-year-old daughter takes her friend’s power wheels car for a first-time spin. I briefly show her how to turn the steering...

Eno Releases New Paper Aimed at Ensuring Long-Term Safety for Uncrewed Aircraft Systems

How did flying become the safety way to travel? Despite speeds regularly over 500 miles per hour, heavy vehicles carrying hundreds of...

Are federal AV investigations a first step toward federal regulation? Not necessarily, experts say

"There hasn't been a lot of concrete regulation. The federal government has been largely permissive, and there are very few regulatory...

Guiding the New UAS Industry to Safety Excellence

The aviation industry and regulators are achieving many notable successes in creating effective policies to facilitate the integration...

US rail projects take longer, cost more than those in Europe

American rail projects with minimal tunneling take about six months longer to complete than similar non-U.S. projects, while...

The perverse reason it’s easier to build new highways than new subways

“A transit agency is designed to operate transit, not build transit projects,” said Paul Lewis, the Eno Center’s director of...

Op-Ed: Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Could Be a Win for Climate, If it Can Be Leveraged to Those Ends

The newest assessment report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, released this week, was depressing. Not that it...

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