Media Mentions

Media Mentions

Market Watch |
January 05,2022 | Local governance,Public transit,Transit

New York’s transit agency is its lifeblood. The pandemic puts its future at a crossroads

“It’s hard to overstate the challenges that transit around the country has been facing as a result of COVID,” said Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation, a Washington-based think tank. Share
Marketplace |
January 04,2022 | Buses,Equity,Public transit

Albuquerque’s bus system starts zero-fare experiment for 2022

More American cities are thinking about their transit systems that way, according to Robert Puentes, who heads up the ENO Center for Transportation. “Even before the coronavirus, there were a number of transit systems that were thinking about, ‘What would happen if we didn’t charge people for using the bus and we treated it like an […]
Greater Greater Washington |
December 22,2021 | Congestion Pricing,Local governance

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, the cordon scheme—according to the Eno Center for Transportation. Share
National Resources Defense Council |
December 16,2021 | Environment,Federal Funding,Infrastructure,Resilience

Putting Climate into the Infrastructure Law

Its single biggest investment category, however, is roads and bridges. Jeff Davis of the Eno Center for Transportation broke this down the minute the bill was firmed up back in August Share
Bloomberg CityLab |
December 08,2021 | Infrastructure,Project Delivery

Why U.S. Infrastructure Costs So Much

Romic Aevaz, a policy analyst at the Eno Center for Transportation who led another recent study on transit construction costs, suggested that federal officials offer more guidance to transit agencies that apply for funding — for example, by assessing whether more staff is required to handle the project. Share
WTOP News |
November 30,2021 | Bicycle,Infrastructure,Roadway Design,Streets

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 Transportation in Washington, D.C. Share
U.S. News & World Report |
November 19,2021 | Federal Funding,Infrastructure,State Governance

The States Benefiting the Most From the Infrastructure Deal

“The formula story is a ridiculous, yet sad one,” says Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, a non-partisan think tank focused on transportation issues. Share
The Washington Post |
November 19,2021 | Equity,Federal Funding,Highways,Infrastructure,Pipelines,Public transit

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, bringing federal support to everything from routine resurfacing projects to bridge replacements and major highway expansions. Share
Engineering News-Record |
November 18,2021 | Equity,Federal Funding,Highways,Infrastructure,Pipelines,Public transit

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, or 30%, from 2021—should go out to states by the end of the year. Share
The Wall Street Journal |
November 15,2021 | Federal Funding,Infrastructure

Biden Signs $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Into Law

State transportation agencies will likely see the first infusion of highway funds from the infrastructure package by the beginning of December, said Jeff Davis, senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, a think tank. That money will come via the regular funding formulas the Transportation Department uses to allocate money to states. Share
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