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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...

A Fistful of Data: FTA Updates Transit Database Reporting Requirements

Hear ye, hear ye! As a direct result the IIJA's passage, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is changing its data reporting...

FTA Offers $600M for Transit Rail Car Replacement Grants

If at first you can't get a new grant program up and running before the first year's worth of funding rolls over, then go ahead and put...

Fact Sheet: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Action Plan to Accelerate Infrastructure

The Eno Center for Transportation is conducting a study for the Federal Transit Administration, focused on upgrading the skills of...

Counterintuitive: What If Access to Dedicated Revenues Actually Holds You Back?

50 years ago this month, the biennial highway reauthorization bill was on its way to defeat for the first time. The cause was the...

Eno Releases New Rail Transit Project Delivery Report

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) provides public transportation programs with $90 billion in guaranteed funding over...

A Long Wait for the Next Bus

“A lot of these [transit] agencies can’t provide the service that they want to provide,” Plotch said. “During the pandemic it...

On the Right Track: Rail Transit Project Delivery Around the World

When the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) was signed into law at the end of 2021, it promised to usher in a new era in...

The Mass Transit Fiscal Cliff: Estimating the Size and Scope of the Problem

This is the first article in a multi-part series exploring the looming mass transit fiscal cliff Steady operational funding for...

States and Local Governments Underscore the Significance of IIJA, Identify Implementation Challenges

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on Wednesday, September 21, to listen to the states and local...

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