Author: Robert Puentes

Remembering Marty Wachs

The transportation world lost one of its most distinguished and impactful voices this week with the passing of Martin Wachs. Marty was...

Mobility Lessons Learned: A Summary of the MOD Pilots in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound Regions

Mobility Lessons Learned is our summary paper in our research report series examining the Case Study in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound...

Biden Turns Attention to $2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Now That COVID Stimulus Is Out Of The Way

"We haven't made a lot of progress on big infrastructure projects in recent years," said Rob Puentes. "There is a backlog of basic...

When It Comes To Clean Energy, USPS Delivery Trucks Don’t Yet Answer The Mail

While the Postal Service moves slowly toward adopting electric vehicles, Robert Puentes says Biden is on the right track in pushing for...

Long Road, Tough Choices Ahead for Biden Car-Charging Pledge

Robert Puentes discusses electric vehicle adoption and infrastructure expansion as a way reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Los Angeles Launches Congestion Pricing Study

Earlier this week, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced the start of their much-anticipated project...

Mayor Pete confirmed as Secretary Buttigieg

“It’s clear that climate is going to be a major focus,” Robert Puentes said.

Public transit in the US is already underfunded. The pandemic has made it worse.

“Transit is going through a catastrophic moment, and it’s hard to overstate how challenging the threats are,” said Robert Puentes.

Op-Ed: To Fix Baltimore’s Transit System, Local Funding, Oversight Needed

As the nation’s public health crisis rages on, the Baltimore region’s buses remain busy transporting essential workers and...

Touchless travel could threaten airport jobs

But it's the entire ecosystem around airports that faces workforce disruption, said Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the Eno...

Montgomery County Launches A New Rapid Bus Service This Week

“Congestion is one of the key criteria that riders might consider,” Puentes says. “If the bus is stuck in traffic along with...

Bringing public transit back from the coronavirus pandemic

"Puentes says that commuter rails that exist to bring white-collar workers into an urban core have seen ridership plummet as much as...

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