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.
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.
May 27, 2020
Webinar Recording: Road to Recovery with Rob Britton
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.
May 20, 2020
Webinar Recording: Road to Recovery with Carmen Bianco
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.
May 13, 2020
Webinar Recording: Road to Recovery with John Porcari
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 - 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
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?
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.
Eno’s President and CEO Robert Puentes discusses how the coronavirus outbreak in New York could affect neighboring areas.
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.
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.
Eno’s Paul Lewis provides a national perspective about transit economic loss in relation to the Sound Transit region.
Eno’s Paul Lewis discusses the impacts of coronavirus on domestic and international travel, as well as falling oil prices.
Developing a Contagious Virus Response Plan for Transit Agencies
TRB: Transportation in the Face of Communicable Disease
Responding To Coronavirus: A Playbook For Marketing And Communications
Preparing Airports for Communicable Diseases on Arriving Flights
Airport Roles in Reducing Transmission of Communicable Diseases Airport Public Health Preparedness and Response: Legal Rights, Powers, and Duties
Germs on a Plane: The Transmission and Risks of Airplane-Borne Diseases
Transit App Ridership Data
NACTO: Transportation Response Center
APTA: Public Transit Response to Coronavirus or COVID-19
TUMI: Fighting Corona in Transport
NLC: Local Action Tracker
SLOCAT: COVID-19 and the Sustainable Transport Community
Masabi: Useful Resources for Transit Agencies and Operators
APTA Webinar: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act “CARES Act”
TRB Webinar: Emergency Preparedness Against Infectious Diseases on Public Transit
APTA Webinar: Transit’s Response to COVID-19
TRB Webinar: Transportation & COVID-19 – Practices from other disease outbreaks
Webinar: Transportation Policy Series on COVID-19: Planning in a Pandemic with UITP’s Michelle Batsas
International Parking and Mobility Institute: The Parking & Mobility Industry Comes Together in a Time of Need
Transportation for America: Curbside management in a recurring emergency scenario: A municipal perspective
Transportation for America: Private sector works to adapt and offer creative solutions