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Congestion pricing can be equitable, if done right

“Singapore, London, and Stockholm each saw drops in vehicle emissions after congestion pricing was introduced”—in these cases,...

Wheels of Fortune: A Centennial Institute Recap

While reforming surface transportation funding and financing is an evergreen topic in federal Washington, major events over the last...

Bike infrastructure will help prevent crashes and fatalities, advocates and researchers say

“Many U.S. cities are very heavily designed around the car,” said Romic Aevaz, a policy analyst at the Eno Center for...

How the House spending bill funds additional infrastructure

The five years of funding in the infrastructure law, as tallied by Jeff Davis, would flow to states and be shaped by local needs,...

COVID Aid Is Slowing Regular Mass Transit Spending

A look at recent issues of the Monthly Treasury Statement shows that the huge influx of COVID-related aid to mass transit providers has...

Infrastructure Act Focus Shifts to Rolling Out the Funds

Jeff Davis, Eno Center for Transportation senior fellow, says that $59 billion in apportioned 2022 highway funding—up $13.8 billion,...

State and Local Push on Infrastructure Finally Pays Off

“This is orders of magnitude more discretion than has ever been given to a secretary of transportation before about being able to...

Infrastructure measure includes fund to ensure nation’s transit stations are accessible

Lawmakers have tucked a dozen or so similar funds into the package, according to an analysis by Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno...

Revised budget bill cuts more than $10 billion in transportation funds

Jeff Davis of the Eno Center for Transportation found differences as well in programs for tribal transportation, a clearinghouse of...

Northstar rail runs into trouble in Anoka County

"A lot of regions are grappling with some of the same challenges," said Paul Lewis, policy director at the Eno Center for...

The Case for Better Rail Transit Routing to Maximize Public Benefits

This article is focused on aspects of Eno’s latest report: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit...

The High Cost of Over-Customized Transit Stations

Public transit stations are an important part of the communities they serve. Good design can have a positive impact on riders and help...

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