Media Mentions

Media Mentions

The Washington Post |
June 24,2021 | Federal Funding,Infrastructure

Infrastructure deal would boost investments in transportation, with infusions for rail and transit

Jeff Davis, a fellow at the policy analysis group Eno Center for Transportation, calculated that when it comes to road, rail and transit spending, the framework proposes about $16 billion more than a transportation bill advancing through the House. (The Senate is considering a similar bill, but hasn’t set a funding level for transit.) Share
The Daily Gazette |
June 23,2021 | Public health,Transit

Kennedy: Many will continue to work from home

“I think a lot of this is here to stay,” said Robert Puentes, CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation, a think-tank in Washington, D.C., who participated with Winfree in the webinar. Share
The Pew Charitable Trusts |
May 27,2021 | Highway Safety,Infrastructure

Infrastructure overhaul should focus more on safety, advocates say

The administration still hasn’t spelled out a lot of details about the initial plan, but more than $400 billion apparently would go to transportation, said Paul Lewis, a vice president at the Eno Center for Transportation, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that analyzes policy. Share
Star Tribune |
May 08,2021 | Public health,Public transit

With transit thrown off track, rush hour may never be the same

As society eases into a new normal, said Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation in Washington, D.C., “Transit agencies and the political leaders that support them need to stick to the fundamentals, more frequent and reliable service. That was the best way to attract transit riders before the pandemic. It […]
The Baltimore Sun |
May 03,2021 | Emissions,Public transit,Traffic,Transit Workforce

Public transit agencies across US seek to lure back commuters lost during the pandemic

“It’s a major upgrade,” said Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, who describes the amount of proposed investment in particular for electric buses as “phenomenal.” Share
Star Tribune |
May 02,2021 | Electric Vehicles,Federal Funding,Infrastructure,Public transit

Public transit hopes to win back riders after crushing year

“It’s a major upgrade,” said Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, who describes the amount of proposed investment in particular for electric buses as “phenomenal.” Share
ABC News |
April 30,2021 | Funding & Finance,Infrastructure

How ‘Amtrak Joe’ Biden’s infrastructure push could put rail back on track in the US

Robert Puentes, the president and CEO of the nonprofit Eno Center for Transportation, told ABC News that for decades the federal government’s approach to transportation policy “has been in kind of a stasis situation, where nothing has really evolved that much.” Share
The Washington Post |
April 26,2021 | Budget,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Infrastructure

Opinion: Republicans make Biden an infrastructure offer he has to refuse

Republicans are actually proposing to cut public transit funding to levels below the existing baseline, according to calculations from Jeff Davis. Share
The Washington Post |
April 26,2021 | Budget,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Infrastructure

Apples to apples, the Senate GOP infrastructure proposal is smaller than it appears

Jeff Davis breaks down current federal infrastructure proposals from the Biden administration and the GOP. Share
The Washington Post |
April 23,2021 | Airports,Budget,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Infrastructure,Public transit,Railroads

Here’s how the GOP infrastructure plan stacks up against Biden’s transportation plans

Jeff Davis examined what Biden and Senate Republicans are proposing to spend on roads, transit, rail, airports and safety programs over five years, calculating the numbers at $720 billion and $437 billion, respectively. Share
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