Media Mentions

Media Mentions

Inside NoVa |
August 06,2021 | Federal Funding,Infrastructure

Metro, U.S. 1 among Northern Virginia projects that could benefit from Senate infrastructure bill

Jeff Davis of the Eno Center for Transportation said about $100 billion of the bill’s transportation money would pass through the U.S. Department of Transportation through competitive grants like RAISE, a program that both Prince William and Manassas have used to fund local transportation projects such as the Mathis Avenue revitalization. Share
Atlanta Journal Constitution |
August 05,2021 | Federal Funding,Infrastructure

Opinion: Senate infrastructure deal erases Georgia transportation earmarks

“Obviously, if this ends with the House being forced to just eat the Senate bill entirely and send it to the president, there won’t be any earmarks,” said Jeff Davis of the Eno Center for Transportation. Share
Iowa Capital Dispatch |
August 05,2021 | Emissions,Environment,Federal Funding,Infrastructure

Critics: ‘big and bold’ infrastructure bill falls short on helping states fight climate change

It also includes $107 billion for transit, a 65% boost, according to an analysis by Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the nonpartisan Eno Center for Transportation. Share
Roll Call |
August 04,2021 | Amtrak,Federal Funding,Highway Trust Fund,Infrastructure,Rail

10 things to know about the infrastructure bill

The bill would borrow some $118 billion from general revenue to meet the needs of the nation’s highways, bringing the grand total of transfers to the Highway Trust Fund to $271.8 billion since 2008, according to Jeff Davis of the nonpartisan Eno Center for Transportation. Share
Politico |
August 02,2021 | Federal Funding,Infrastructure

The infrastructure bill is here

“If this BIF deal holds, it would put just a staggering amount of money in the hands of [Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg] to distribute via [DOT’s] own selection of projects (competitive grants) instead of the traditional formula-based distribution to states and cities. Just staggering,” noted Jeff Davis of the Eno Center for Transportation. Share
Roll Call |
August 02,2021 | Amtrak,Federal Funding,Infrastructure,Rail

Infrastructure bill may give Buttigieg final say over $105 billion

But a tally by Jeff Davis of the Eno Center for Transportation, an independent charitable foundation, shows the DOT would be the big winner. Not only would the department receive the bulk of new spending, Davis found, but at least $105 billion would go toward DOT competitive grant programs over which Buttigieg is not the […]
The Seattle Times |
August 02,2021 | Rail,Transit

Why building rail transit in U.S., Seattle costs so much and takes so long

Project delays reflect a lack of political will, concludes the report released Thursday by the nonpartisan Eno Center for Transportation, based in Washington, D.C., titled “A Blueprint for Building Transit Better.”Share
Autoblog |
August 01,2021 | Electric Vehicles,Emissions,Environment,Federal Funding,Infrastructure

Where does the infrastructure compromise deal leave EV charging?

“If a reconciliation bill emerges with 10 digits of guaranteed EV rebate money, that will go a long way towards reassuring automakers that they can ramp up production,” said Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at Eno Center for Transportation. Share
Market Watch |
July 30,2021 | Electric Vehicles,Emissions,Environment,Infrastructure

Infrastructure bill’s climate-change features face tricky path over money for electric cars

“If a reconciliation bill emerges with 10 digits of guaranteed EV rebate money, that will go a long way towards reassuring automakers that they can ramp up production,” said Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at Eno Center for Transportation. Share
New York Daily News |
July 30,2021 | Infrastructure,Rail

Golden bricks: As New York gets ready to invest in infrastructure, it must contain exorbitant costs

The Eno Center for Transportation, a 100-year old nonprofit based in Washington, Thursday published a new study optimistically titled: ”Saving time and making cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better.” Share
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