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 Washington Post |
June 15,2021 | Amtrak,Infrastructure,Rail

Amtrak is a top travel choice in the Northeast. With an ally in the White House, it wants trains in the rest of America.

Robert Puentes, president and chief executive of the nonprofit Eno Center for Transportation, cautioned that not all of Amtrak’s proposed routes are likely to get support. Share
The Washington Post |
June 11,2021 | Fuel tax,Highway Trust Fund,Infrastructure

How the gas tax could help pay for a $1 trillion infrastructure proposal

Jeff Davis, a fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, a policy analysis group, estimates the tax would need to be more than doubled in the coming years to cover the costs of a $547 billion transportation bill advancing in the House. Share
June 10,2021 | Amtrak,Infrastructure,Rail

Next stop, Scranton? Biden’s infrastructure plan could make it happen

Paul Lewis, a vice president at the nonprofit ENO Center for Transportation in Washington, said bringing rail service to Scranton and elsewhere will depend on local support as well as the negotiations in Washington. Share
Courthouse News Service |
May 28,2021 | Bridges,Highway Trust Fund,Infrastructure

Can Biden build a bridge to fix America’s infrastructure problems?

Designed to support state-level transportation projects, Paul Lewis, vice president of policy at Eno Center for Transportation, said states have come to rely on the Highway Trust Fund, but it has encountered financial roadblocks. 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
WPSD Local 6 |
May 13,2021 | Bridges,Highways & Streets,Infrastructure

The repair of a vital Memphis bridge could take 2 months, chief engineer says. The impacts are already being felt

“A bridge like this could likely qualify, but it’s hard to say what the metrics will be,” said Paul Lewis, vice president of policy and finance at the Eno Center for Transportation, a think tank based in Washington, DC. Share
Streetsblog San Francisco |
May 13,2021 | Governance,Transit

Panelists continue push for integrated transit

“Why does my bus not run on time?” asked Paul Lewis of the Eno Center for Transportation. “A lot of it boils down to governance… it’s how decisions get made and it’s how funding and capital planning come together.” Share
KUT 90.5 |
May 13,2021 | Commuter Rail,Rail,Transit

Saturday MetroRail service set to resume as transit ridership shows gains

“There’s no question that transit is experiencing existential crises all across the country,” said Robert Puentes, CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation, a nonprofit think tank. “They’re doing everything to bring folks back. It’s just a matter of when.” Share
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