Robert Puentes posits the necessity of "strong transit agency oversight" in lowering the risk of espionage via transit technologies, while mentioning the benefits of cost-efficient transit technologies on the flip-side of the CRRC argument.
Robert Puentes comments on a recent study released by DC's Bus Transformation Project, for which he served as Chair of the Executive Steering Committee. "To achieve the project’s vision to make buses “the mode of choice on the region’s roads by 2030,″ Puentes said the region needs to create “a better system that works when, where, and how customers need it.”
"On February 4th, the nation celebrated Transit Equity Day, in honor of the late Rosa Parks, who would’ve turned 106 years old. The holiday is intended to draw attention to transit as a civil rights issue and an important element of a climate-safe future."
Robert Puentes, the President CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation joins us for a whirlwind tour of all the transportation ballot initiatives taking place around the country. We talk trends, getting local, and the future of transportation funding.
Robert Puentes of the Eno Center for Transportation tells NPR that although numerous subway systems in the U.S. experience lamentable overcrowding during rush hour, none offer perks like food vouchers to commuters who are willing to hop on the train a bit earlier or hold off and go a bit later.
Eno's President and CEO Rob Puentes is chairing the Bus Transformation Project’s Executive Steering Committee, which will make recommendations to help speed up buses and provide better service in the DC area.