Jeff Davis, a senior analyst at the nonpartisan Eno Center for Transportation didn’t think that much is needed. Raising the tax five cents each of the next two years and a penny per year thereafter should be enough, he said. "The higher fuel taxes are the most logical way to stabilize the highway fund, he said. “Nothing comes close to the ease of implementation,” Davis said.
The Chamber says its proposed increase of five cents a gallon for the next five years would cost motorists an average of $9 a month. Jeff Davis, a senior analyst at the Eno Center for Transportation didn’t think that much is needed. Raising the tax five cents each of the next two years and a […]
The Washington Area Bus Transformation Project released a report with strategies for keeping bus riders and attracting new ones by improving customer service. Robert Puentes, president of the Eno Center for Transportation, said the group’s surveys found bus riders want more focus on the basics: speed, frequency, reliability and affordability. Puentes, who chairs the group’s […]
Congress is poised to restrict purchases of Chinese-built buses and rail cars. A bill would forbid the use of federal grants, which the Department of Transportation often makes to big-city transit authorities, to buy new subway trains or buses from the Chinese-owned manufacturer CRRC. Puentes, of the Eno Center, believes the national security concerns over […]
It’s important to think about the city’s policy goals... If the goal is to reduce vehicle miles traveled, does banning dockless vehicles for however long meet those goals? This is something we can collect data on as we investigate, and I would approach it from that perspective.