Urban Development Policies

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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...

Op-Ed: Recognizing the Reasons for Railroad Deaths

While we do not yet know the precise cause of the recent Amtrak derailment in Montana, the response was swift. The National...

T&I Hearing Examines Ferry Services and Federal Subsidies

On September 28, T&I’s Highways and Transit Subcommittee held a hearing, titled “Examining the Role of Ferries in Improving...

The Case Against Mega Contracts in Mega Transit Projects

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

T&I Hearing Assesses COVID Funding for Transit

Yesterday, the full House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing titled “Assessing the Federal Government’s...

Derailed Biden infrastructure package could mean loss of $10B for New York Transit

“The longer this hangs out there, the greater the chance you’ll have to open it up and perform some surgery on it,” said Jeff...

Safer Railroading: A Guide Toward Targeted Safety Policy

Railroads are among the safest modes of transportation for workers, riders, and the public. Strong federal standards for railroad track...

Webinar: Safer Railroading: A Discussion About Targeted Safety Policy

This webinar discusses the findings from Eno's report: Safer Railroading: A Guide Toward Targeted Safety Policy. According to...

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