People & the Environment

Issues & Modes / People & the Environment

For decades, transportation policies focused on the efficient movement of vehicles and goods without always considering the underlying economic, environmental, and social impacts. Just as important is the accessibility the system provides for people; whether it’s getting to a job, or school, shopping, entertainment, or recreation. At the same time, transportation remains the largest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions and while automobiles have become more efficient over time, these improvements are offset by an overall increase in driving, trucking, and air travel. Proposals for reducing emissions include electrification, increased investment in active and shared transportation, and improved land use.

Critics: ‘big and bold’ infrastructure bill falls short on helping states fight climate change

It also includes $107 billion for transit, a 65% boost, according to an analysis by Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the nonpartisan...

House T&I Looks Back at Oversight of COVID Relief

On July 29, the House Transportation and Infrastructure full committee held a hearing, “Assessing the Federal Government’s COVID-19...

Where does the infrastructure compromise deal leave EV charging?

“If a reconciliation bill emerges with 10 digits of guaranteed EV rebate money, that will go a long way towards reassuring...

Infrastructure bill’s climate-change features face tricky path over money for electric cars

“If a reconciliation bill emerges with 10 digits of guaranteed EV rebate money, that will go a long way towards reassuring...

Eno Releases Major Report on U.S. Transit Costs and Project Delivery

Cities, states, and metropolitan areas across the United States are investing in a range of public transit projects in order to connect...

Webinar: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Better Transit

This webinar offers one AICP Certification Maintenance credit. Click here for instructions on how to submit this event for...

Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better

Cities, states, and metropolitan areas across the United States are looking to invest in a range of public transit projects in order to...

Saving Time and Making Cents: Eno Transit Cost and Project Delivery Symposium

Convening Transportation Leaders to Exchange Best Practices in Transit Project Delivery The goal of this symposium is to share...

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...

Centennial Institute

Convening Transportation Professionals to Learn and Connect Throughout the COVID pandemic, Eno has been a trusted source of...

Analysis: Electric bus maker BYD shows China complications in Biden climate push

"It's very difficult with the current manufacturing infrastructure in this country and with BYD out of the process, to imagine getting...

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