Media Mentions

Media Mentions

WAMU 88.5 |
August 24,2016

Metro Still Clearing Backlog Of ‘Gauge Rods’ Problem Identified In 2015 Incident

“Maintenance is not an issue that comes easy. It requires a lot of money and political will to put something that is typically pretty boring,” said Paul Lewis, a policy expert at the Eno Center for Transportation. “It is not very exciting to replace 500 rail ties as it is to open up a new transit line.”
U.S. News and World Report |
August 22,2016

The Infrastructure Opportunity

There's a good reason Clinton and Trump agree on the importance of infrastructure investments.
Washington Post |
August 21,2016

What happens when a group of transit wonks ‘Play with Traffic’?

In a sunlit Crystal City penthouse, a few dozen transit wonks and software developers pondered a fundamental question: How can technology be used to improve our experience on the roads? The answers, derived amid a feast of pizza and soda, took various forms. Mostly, they involved sharing.
The Verge |
August 20,2016

Train to Nowhere: How Cincinnati tried, and failed, to build one of America’s first subways

"These rail services are expensive, quite frankly," Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the 95-year-old Eno Center for Transportation, told me. "They're expensive to build, they're expensive to operate, and when you do them right, they can have enormously positive implications on regional economies. And if you do them wrong, they can be a big white elephant."
Business Travel News |
August 15,2016

Former Transportation Secretary James Burnley on FAA Reauthorization

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation James Burnley, who served during the last years of the Reagan administration and co-chairs law firm Venable's transportation practice, has been a longtime supporter of the air traffic control provision and spoke with BTN transportation editor Michael B. Baker.
The Guardian |
August 14,2016

Hyperloop and our misplaced love of futuristic technology

It’s generally easier to improve transport systems incrementally; Elon Musk’s Hyperloop is another idea that may captivate imaginations but fail to deliver
The American Prospect |
August 12,2016

Q&A: Fixing the Transportation Mess We’re In

A conversation with Eno Center for Transportation's Emil Frankel on the Clinton and Trump infrastructure proposals, the federal fuel tax, and other transportation funding quandaries.
The Diane Rehm Show |
August 11,2016

Big Cities Move Away From Car-Based Planning

Think about a city around the world – big or small – and one common feature nearly all share are cars. Whether these urban centers were designed primarily for walking, metro or the automobile, drivers are everywhere. But Peter Newman, an expert of sustainability who has been researching car use since the early 1970s, sees a change underway.
WSB-TV Atlanta |
August 08,2016

Experts say airline software meltdowns are inevitable

Eno's Rui Neiva speak with WSB-TV Atlanta about Delta's computer meltdown
Think Progress |
August 02,2016

Trump Promises To Double Clinton’s Infrastructure Spending, Can’t Say How He’d Pay For It

Paul Lewis, vice president of policy and finance at the Eno Center for Transportation, told ThinkProgress that under the current rules, for Trump to get his infrastructure plan through Congress without an increase in revenue, he would need to find something else in the budget to cut. But to date, Trump hasn’t offered any specifics.
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