Author: Robert Puentes

Paying for infrastructure requires bipartisan approach

Infrastructure needs to ride into larger national priorities such as climate change or the pandemic, said Robert Puentes, president and...

Debra Johnson Tapped to Run Denver Transit

This week, the board of Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) chose Debra Johnson to be its next chief executive officer and...

Plan for Contact Tracing Air Travelers Stalls

Last week, news outlets reported that the White House put the brakes on a plan by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to require...

Pandemic a time for transit innovation, panel says

This article covers our webinar on transit innovation during COVID-19, moderated by Eno's President and CEO Robert Puentes.

COVID-19 Has Been ‘Apocalyptic’ for Public Transit. Will Congress Offer More Help?

“The CARES Act probably put a band-aid on the problem,” says Robert Puentes.

Eno Recommendations Reflected in INVEST Act

On June 18, 2020, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee completed an epic markup session of the surface transportation...

Making Aircraft Certification Safe and Modern for the Global Aviation Industry

The Senate Commerce Committee held a contentious hearing this week to examine the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight...

More Federal Funds Needed for Agencies, Experts Say

This article summarizes key messages from Eno's Road to Recovery on the federal government's role in transit's COVID recovery.

Maryland likely to be on the hook for millions if it wants to save the Purple Line project, analysts say

“The private partners want to maintain their reputation,” Puentes said, “so I’m sure they didn’t make this decision...

CDC Contract Tracing Rule Pushed to September

Earlier this week, Trump Administration officials tasked an interagency working group to come up with a plan for conducting contract...

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta Now Eno Board Member Emeritus

In special recognition and appreciation of distinguished service, earlier this month the Eno Center for Transportation's Board of...

Disaster Management Expert Emphasizes Flexibility, Communication

This article summarizes key messages from Eno's Road to Recovery webinar with Ed Emmett on disaster management and COVID-19.

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