COVID-19 News & Resources

COVID-19 News & Resources

This page is the central location for our news coverage on the COVID-19 pandemic and a collection of helpful resources for transportation professionals.

Our COVID-19 coverage is part of Eno Transportation Weekly (ETW), the premiere transportation policy publication. ETW goes beyond 140-character quips and three-line emails to provide actionable insights into the historical, political, and policy implications of the bills, regulations, and innovations that are shaping transportation today. All COVID-19 content is unlocked one week after being published in ETW. To gain immediate access to our COVID-19 coverage and everything else ETW has to offer, subscribe today. If you are a journalist or other media professional seeking commentary on coronavirus from a transportation perspective, please contact publicaffairs@enotrans.org to schedule an interview with one of Eno’s policy analysts.

NEW: Road to Recovery Webinar Series

The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging transportation organizations across the United States and around the globe. As ridership drastically decreases across nearly every mode of travel, organizations are forced to readjust and realign their goals. Now is the time for transportation leaders to effectively plan for a post-COVID world.

In light of this reality, Eno is proud to announce our new webinar series: Road to Recovery. This webinar series will focus on how transportation organizations and industry professionals can strategically prepare for the future.

Tune in on Wednesdays to hear prolific leaders will share their first-hand knowledge and experiences on the road to recovery.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER FOR UPCOMING ROAD TO RECOVERY WEBINARS

  • Webinar Recording: Road to Recovery with Rob Britton
    May 27, 2020

    Webinar Recording: Road to Recovery with Rob Britton

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    Rob Britton led communications for American Airlines after 9/11. He will discuss lessons learned for transportation and other organizations recovering from a serious crisis.

  • Webinar Recording: Road to Recovery with Carmen Bianco
    May 20, 2020

    Webinar Recording: Road to Recovery with Carmen Bianco

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    Carmen Bianco was the CEO of New York City Transit during the Ebola outbreak. He discussed his experiences with how transit agencies leaders can make a roadmap for the future and plan during the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Webinar Recording: Road to Recovery with John Porcari
    May 13, 2020

    Webinar Recording: Road to Recovery with John Porcari

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    John Porcari served as the Deputy Secretary of Transportation during the 2009 recession. He discussed his experiences with an economic crisis and what that means for the transportation industry.

May 1, 2020 - New CBO Economic Forecast Questions Need for Multi-Year Stimulus

May 1, 2020 - New CBO Economic Forecast Questions Need for Multi-Year Stimulus

On April 24, we got the first post-COVID update from CBO as to just how bad the situation has become, along with their estimates of how long it will last.

May 1, 2020 - Guest Op-Ed: Micromobility Can Get America Moving Again

May 1, 2020 - Guest Op-Ed: Micromobility Can Get America Moving Again

As Congress considers legislation to get the nation moving again after the COVID-19 crisis, it should consider how micromobility could accelerate our economic recovery while America’s planes, trains, and automobiles get back up to speed.

April 24, 2020 - COVID’s Differing Impact on Transit Ridership

April 24, 2020 - COVID’s Differing Impact on Transit Ridership

The precipitous drop in public transit ridership since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus is well reported. Yet it is important to note that it is a big country and transit means different things. While railroads, subways, and buses all operate as part of a holistic transportation network, whom they serve and how they function are different and those differences are playing out in the virus crisis.

April 7, 2020 - How Might Personal Transportation Behaviors Change as a Result of COVID-19, and What Does That Mean for Policy?

April 7, 2020 - How Might Personal Transportation Behaviors Change as a Result of COVID-19, and What Does That Mean for Policy?

Since the way that policymakers respond to the crisis will play a considerable role in shaping the success or struggle of various transportation service providers, it’s important for them to consider how individuals might shift their transportation behaviors as a result of the pandemic.

The Boston Globe 
March 25, 2020

How New York’s spiraling coronavirus outbreak could affect Mass.

Eno’s President and CEO Robert Puentes discusses how the coronavirus outbreak in New York could affect neighboring areas.

The Washington Post
March 25, 2020

Coronavirus bill would provide $114 billion to prop up faltering transportation networks

Eno’s Jeff Davis said that while the details in the $2 trillion legislation were still being finalized, he did not expect any changes to affect the final figures for transportation.


VICE 
March 22, 2020

COVID-19 fallout boosts outlook for long-term infrastructure funding

Eno’s Jeff Davis contends that a long-term infrastructure bill is the wrong solution to a recession in which there is a short-term collapse of retail demand.

Seattle Times 
March 19, 2020

Sound Transit, Metro facing big drops in funding as coronavirus downturn takes hold

Eno’s Paul Lewis provides a national perspective about transit economic loss in relation to the Sound Transit region.

AZ Central 
March 10, 2020

‘They’re getting pummeled’: Travel industry reeling from coronavirus concerns, anxiety

Eno’s Paul Lewis discusses the impacts of coronavirus on domestic and international travel, as well as falling oil prices.

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    Webinar Recording: The Coronavirus Relief Package & Transportation

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    Webinar Recording: Urban Planning, Transportation, and Public Health Collaborations

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