Media Mentions

Media Mentions

PennDesign News |
December 22,2015

PennDesign Faculty Member Megan Ryerson Is WTS Philadelphia 2015 Woman of the Year

Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning Megan Ryerson, who also holds an appointment in Electrical and Systems Engineering (Transportation) at Penn Engineering, is the 2015 recipient of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) – Philadelphia Chapter Woman of the Year Award. The WTS is an organization committed to the advancement of women within the transportation industry.
The Detroit News |
December 22,2015

Detroit on forefront of branding of public transit

“Funding sources are becoming increasingly mixed. Detroit is just one example of many in the U.S.,” said Paul Lewis, vice president, policy and finance at the Eno Center for Transportation, a Washington think tank.
The Hill |
December 16,2015

5 Things You Need to Know about Air Traffic Control Reform

For over fifty years, the airplanes flying across the U.S. have been guided by World War II era, ground-based radar, though much better technology is available. I Co-Chaired a project at the Eno Center for Transportation studying how we can accelerate the move to modern, air traffic navigation called NextGen.
POLITICO |
December 11,2015

Congress gives STB a makeover

The ever-intrepid Jeff Davis from Eno’s Center for Transportation went through the history books and discovered it’s been nearly 40 years since the president signed or vetoed a highway and transit bill without a public ceremony.
POLITICO |
December 08,2015

The Debrief with transportation expert Emil Frankel

On Friday, President Obama signed into law a five year, $305 billion highway bill, called the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. To explain how the law will affect roads, bridges and transit across the country, we talked with transportation expert Emil Frankel, currently the CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation.
WAMU 88.5 |
December 02,2015

What The Pending Transportation Bill Means For The D.C. Region

"This is strictly a one-time raid on the Federal Reserve member bank surplus fund," says transportation policy expert Jeff Davis. He says a five-year bill is a big improvement over the short-term extensions Congress has been passing for years now, but it's the wrong approach. "It's always a mistake to continue to paying for long-term spending with short-term, one-time revenues."
Associated Press |
December 01,2015

Congress reaches deal on elusive 5-year transportation bill

The House and Senate have reached agreement on a five-year, $281-billion transportation bill that would increase spending to address the nation's aging and congested highways and transit systems -- a legislative feat that lawmakers and President Obama have struggled throughout his entire administration to achieve.
USAToday |
December 01,2015

Congress reaches $305B highway compromise

WASHINGTON – The federal government could provide $305 billion on highways, bridges and transit over five years, under compromise legislation that House and Senate negotiators released Tuesday.
American Journal of Transportation |
November 20,2015

Port Everglades Hosts P3 Summit for Broward’s Public and Private Sector Community

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Over 60 policy decision-makers studied the ins and outs of public-private partnerships during Broward County’s first P3 Summit hosted by Port Everglades held on November 18, 2015 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, followed by specialized workshop training on November 19. The neutral, non-partisan think tank, the Eno Center for Transportation awarded Broward County its prestigious Eno P3 Technical Assistance Award, a grant funded by the Surdna...
CBS |
October 30,2015

Metro to Name New General Manager

It’s been more than a year since Richard Sarles announced he would be retiring as Metro general manager in January of 2015. Now, the agency is finally on the cusp of naming a permanent successor.
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