Transit

Issues & Modes / Transit

Public transportation is a critical part of the economic and social fabric of metropolitan areas. While most of the nation’s 2,400 transit providers serve rural areas, almost all transit trips occur in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas, which account for over 95 percent of all transit passenger miles traveled. Transit is also changing as agencies are exploring ways to redesign their networks, integration new mobility services, and ask voters to approve new investments at the ballot box.

President Signs Bill Averting Rail Strike

President Biden has signed into law H. J. Res. 100, a resolution imposing a contract on the four railroad unions who had rejected the...

Highway, Rail Nominees Moving Through Committee

Highway and railroad policy nominees will be added to the pending pool from which the Senate usually selects several dozen individuals...

EXPLAINER: What to know on Congress’ bid to bar rail strike

Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, said he expects senators from both parties will ultimately have to...

House to Vote This Week to Prevent Railroad Strike

The House of Representatives is expected to vote later this week on legislation imposing a contract settlement on the railroad unions...

Amtrak Year-End Reporting Shows Ongoing Ridership, Expense Problems

A review of Amtrak's final monthly operating report for fiscal year 2022 shows that ridership and revenue on key routes continues to...

Transit Agencies Struggle Amid Commuting Patterns Still in Flux

"For Philip Plotch, principal researcher at the Washington, D.C.-based Eno Center for Transportation, the more important question is...

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...

Looking to the Horizon: How Agencies are Anticipating the Mass Transit Fiscal Cliff

This is the second article in a multi-part series exploring the looming mass transit fiscal cliff Eno's analysis of the National...

Shining More Lights on a Multi-Billion Dollar Problem: High Costs for Transit Construction

Eno and the NYU Marron Institute have been trying to answer similar questions. Marron Institute has been assessing “Why do...

Stuck in New York: Driver Shortages and Other Factors Leaving Some Lehigh Valley Bus Riders Stranded and Frustrated

“A lot of these bus operators can’t provide the service that they want to provide,” said Philip Plotch, a researcher at the Eno...

Eno Attends White House Summit on Accelerating Infrastructure

What matters as much as $1 trillion in infrastructure spending? Making sure that money gets spent on time, on task, and on budget....

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