Author: Robert Puentes

Climate crisis turns world’s subways into flood zones

Retrofitting subways against flooding is “an enormous undertaking,” said Robert Puentes, chief executive of the Eno Center for...

As electric vehicles take off, Washington considers how to tax them

The fuel tax “doesn’t come close to paying for all of the federal transportation spending,” said Robert Puentes, president of the...

Kennedy: Many will continue to work from home

“I think a lot of this is here to stay,” said Robert Puentes, CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation, a think-tank in Washington,...

Op-Ed: Opening Up Global Air Travel—Safely

One of the indelible effects of the COVID-19 outbreak is the dramatic decrease in air travel. Now that parts of the world are starting...

With transit thrown off track, rush hour may never be the same

As society eases into a new normal, said Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation in Washington, D.C.,...

Recapping the 2021 Eno/MAX Program Kickoff

For the past five years, Eno has partnered with nine major transit agencies on a peer-to-peer collaborative leadership and professional...

Eno Alumnae Wiggins and Lee Take the Helm of Major Transit Agencies

This month, two stellar professionals were appointed to the top leadership position at transportation agencies in Los Angeles and...

How ‘Amtrak Joe’ Biden’s infrastructure push could put rail back on track in the US

Robert Puentes, the president and CEO of the nonprofit Eno Center for Transportation, told ABC News that for decades the federal...

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...

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