Eno in the News

The Progressive Magazine
November 13, 2017 | OP-ED
Resilient Infrastructure Can Help Us Adapt to a Warmer World
Emil Frankel |
Senior Fellow
President Donald Trump has proclaimed November “Critical Infrastructure and Resilience Month.” He is right to recognize the key role that infrastructure plays in assuring the nation’s health, security and prosperity. However, much of our critical infrastructure—especially transportation systems in coastal areas—is anything but resilient. We can change that by facing up to climate threats and designing our infrastructure accordingly.
November 13, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Taking Transit Beyond the Traditional
Ridership on most U.S. public transit systems is on the decline. An analysis by the Eno Center for Transportation, comparing data between 2014 and 2106 from the American Public Transportation Association, found that all but seven of the country's largest urban areas lost riders.
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
U.S. News and World Report
November 1, 2017 | OP-ED
Infrastructure Is a Big Ballot Issue
Robert Puentes |
President and CEO
Last November's election was historic for many of reasons. Transportation stakeholders may remember it as the day when about $250 billion for roads, transit, airports and pedestrian facilities was decided on by voters in 34 states. Over 70 percent of those measures passed for everything from subways in Los Angeles, to seaports in Rhode Island to parking lots in Telluride, Colorado.
The Frederick News Post
October 31, 2017 | Expert Analysis
County looks to add to electric bus fleet
TransIT Services of Frederick County hopes to add several electric buses to its fleet in the coming months, part of the process of moving the county’s fleet toward an electric future.
Paul Lewis |
Vice President, Policy and Finance
ABC 7 News
October 30, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Despite excitement over the proposed hyperloop, Hogan leaves public in the dark
Almost two weeks after Gov. Larry Hogan announced – without the news media present – that work had begun in Maryland on Elon Musk’s proposed hyperloop, very few details have been released to the public. ABC7’s Sam Sweeney talks with Paul Lewis with the Eno Center for Transportation about what can be expected.
Paul Lewis |
Vice President, Policy and Finance
The Detroit News
October 24, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Carmakers hedge bets with electric vehicles
“Electric vehicles are plain and simple more expensive than gas-powered cars,” Lewis said. “One thing the auto industry has done well is making the internal combustion engine very affordable. It’s going to be hard to justify the purchase of something that costs a lot more that’s not going to take you as far.”
Paul Lewis |
Vice President, Policy and Finance
Associated Press
October 23, 2017 | Expert Analysis
New flight paths lead to airplane noise complaints across US
Airliners began flying over Twila Lake’s bungalow-style house in a historic district three years ago, taking off every one to two minutes from the Phoenix airport and roaring over her neighborhood. It was a sudden change after rarely hearing jets in her previous 13 years in the downtown neighborhood.
Rui Neiva |
Policy Analyst
October 16, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Untying the Traffic Knot
“The number-one cause of congestion is a healthy economy,” says Paul Lewis, vice president of the Eno Center for Transportation, a Washington, D.C.–based think tank. When cities do not have jammed roads, “it’s because their economies aren’t good,” he says.
Paul Lewis |
Vice President, Policy and Finance
Bloomberg BNA
October 16, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Northeast States Hit the Brakes on Carbon Emissions From Cars
The transition to hybrid and electric vehicles is coming faster and sooner than expected as a result of regulations such as the federal corporate average fuel economy standards, which are currently being re-evaluated by the Trump administration, Emil H. Frankel, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, said.
Emil Frankel |
Senior Fellow
October 14, 2017 | Expert Analysis
Here's Why Stop Signs Are Red
In the early 20th century, driving was a discombobulating mess. Streetcars shared the road with horses, cars, people. A form of traffic control was needed. One solution was offered by William Phelps Eno, a wealthy New England native, who conceived the stop sign in a 1900 article for Rider and Driver magazine titled “Reforming Our Street Traffic Urgently Needed.”
Ann Henebery-Phelan |
Communications Manager
October 12, 2017 | Expert Analysis
No One Knows What A Self Driving Car Is, And Its A Problem
When it comes to this new breed of cars that can (kind of) drive themselves, just about nobody knows what they’re talking about. How do you define self-driving, or autonomous, or driverless, or automated? Which technology does what, exactly? How is one car's system different from another's?
Greg Rogers |
Policy Analyst & Assistant Editor of Eno Transportation Weekly (ETW)
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