Media Mentions

Media Mentions

The City |
October 01,2021 | Federal Funding,Infrastructure,Transit

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 Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, a Washington think tank. “You run the risk of being in a holding pattern.” Share
E&E News |
October 01,2021 | Electric Vehicles

EV sales have doubled. Is a ‘tidal wave’ coming?

Brianne Eby, senior policy analyst at the Eno Center for Transportation, said market movement has to work in tandem with federal and state policies to accomplish a suite of goals. Share
Railway Age |
September 29,2021 | Rail,Rail Safety

Eno Study: ‘Safety Trends Moving in the Wrong Direction’

“A new strategy and framework is needed to address the most significant safety issues facing railroads,” say authors Paul Lewis of the Eno Center for Transportation and Independent Consultant Malcolm Kenton.’ Share
The Seattle Times |
September 28,2021 | Federal Funding,Highway Trust Fund,Infrastructure

This federal agency could shut down if Congress doesn’t pass an infrastructure bill this week

There were five short extensions in 2014 and 2015 before a five-year bill passed, according to a tally maintained by Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, a policy group. Share
Roll Call |
September 23,2021 | Federal Funding,Infrastructure

Infrastructure vote suspense prompts worries about highway bill

If the Senate bill fails in the House, that wouldn’t necessarily kill the bill, according to Jeff Davis of the Eno Center for Transportation, a think tank. The House could vote again on an identical motion, or a motion to concur with an amendment, the next day, “or anytime, as often as necessary until one […]
Smart Cities Dive |
September 07,2021 | Automated Vehicles,Transportation Technology

Are federal AV investigations a first step toward federal regulation? Not necessarily, experts say

“There hasn’t been a lot of concrete regulation. The federal government has been largely permissive, and there are very few regulatory barriers toward [AV] testing and toward Level 2 systems,” said Paul Lewis, vice president of policy and finance at the Eno Center for Transportation. Share
ABC News |
September 06,2021 | Environment,Infrastructure

Lawmakers vow action after Ida floods Gulf Coast, Northeast

But the bipartisan bill will be valuable in providing major investments in “future-proofing” infrastructure against climate change and extreme weather such as Ida, according to Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, a Washington think tank. Share
The Week Magazine |
September 05,2021 | Amtrak,Infrastructure,Rail

A big bet on Amtrak

That’s “way more than any other” transportation secretary has ever been given, said Jeff Davis of the Eno Center for Transportation. Share
Greater Greater Washington |
September 03,2021 | Federal Funding,Transit

National links: forget yard signs. The latest political statement is… walking?

According to Jeff Davis of the Eno Center, transit money was traded away in exchange for lower highway funding levels, and then again for other unknown items. House Democrats hope to get $10 billion back, but it might be hard to do. Share
The New York Times |
August 28,2021 | Commuter Rail,Rail

Commuter trains have kept rolling. Will all those riders ever return?

“The commuter railroads have been really hammered during the pandemic,” said Robert Puentes, president of the Eno Center for Transportation in Washington. “It’s hard to overstate the transformations that are happening because of this pandemic.” Share
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