Author: Robert Puentes

Why an I-81 ‘Skyway’ Would be Costly and Unworkable: ‘Who wants to live under a 70-foot bridge?’

Eno's Robert Puentes is asked about a recent highway project in Syracuse and what it may mean for the community.

Pols Push Albany On Ideas for Free Bus Rides

“You have to make sure it’s at a level that doesn’t result in worse service,” said Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the Eno...

The Elections and Transportation

An article by Robert Puentes and Jonathan Hammond for the Eno Center for Transportation describes the various ballot measures that will...

Transportation at the Ballot Box: What to Watch

On Election Day next week, voters in at least 21 states will decide on hundreds of important questions related to transportation...

Increasing Historically Disadvantaged Participation in Infrastructure Contracting

The bi-partisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is lauded for delivering necessary funding to a range of projects....

Fact Sheet: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Action Plan to Accelerate Infrastructure

The Eno Center for Transportation is conducting a study for the Federal Transit Administration, focused on upgrading the skills of...

Eno Signs MOU with WTS International

Earlier this week, the Eno Center for Transportation signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with WTS International. Originally...

Public Transit Ridership is Slow to Return, Despite High Gas Prices

But that aid is finite, said Robert Puentes, who runs the Eno Center for Transportation in Washington, and agencies need to get...

Inflation Poses biggest threat to IIJA rollout: U.S. DOT official

“Externally our biggest headwind is the current economic environment,” said Katie Thomson, director of the Bipartisan...

Metro’s Recurring Problems Raise Questions About Oversight, Management

With most transportation systems, it is clear who is responsible, said Robert Puentes, president of the Eno Center for Transportation,...

Honoring Norman Mineta

The outpouring of memories and tributes for Norman Mineta this week rightly focused on his tremendous imprint – not just across the...

Workforce Issues Front-and-Center in Congress

Last year, the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) released a report concluding that the United States is...

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