Jeff Davis

Jeff Davis

Jeff Davis is a Senior Fellow with the Eno Center for Transportation and is also the Editor of the Eno Transportation Weekly.

Jeff came to Washington in 1988 to attend The American University and soon began working on Capitol Hill for the ranking minority member of the House Rules Committee. For six years he worked on a wide variety of legislative, budget process oversight and parliamentary procedure issues.

In January 1996 Jeff joined a transportation consulting firm and worked extensively on the FAA, Amtrak and surface transportation reauthorization laws in 1996-1998 as well as various appropriations bills.  He founded his own research and consulting business in June 1998 and published Transportation Weekly, a news service covering federal transportation and public works, from 1999-2014.

He joined the Eno Center in January 2015. His work focuses on analysis of the federal transportation budget and the long-term trends in transportation funding and policy.

Eno Transportation Weekly Articles

Appropriations,FY19,Ports

Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Spending Exceeded Deposits in FY19 for First Time in Over 30 Years

October 16,2019 The just-ended fiscal year 2019 appears to be the first year since 1988 where the year-end unexpended balance in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) was lower than the balance at the end of the...
Bridges,Highways

Performance Goals Force Some States to Prioritize NHS Bridges, Interstate Maintenance

October 16,2019 As the Eno Center’s recent study, Refreshing the Status Quo: Federal Highway Programs and Funding Distribution pointed out, at present, the current extent, cost, or real-world conditions of...
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Media Mentions & Commentary

Land Line Now |
October 08,2019

Land Line Now: Jeff Davis Talks Alternative Distribution for Federal Highway Funding

“Land Line Now” is the first daily news and information program designed specifically for America’s truck drivers. The show is broadcast nationwide each day on Sirius XM Satellite Radio’s The Road Dog on Sirius XM Channel 146. Listen to the Podcast: Share
NPR Marketplace |
September 26,2019

Chinese electric bus maker BYD faces U.S. ban pushed by Senate and competitors

Hear Jeff Davis weigh in on the latest on the bill to ban Chinese firms from the U.S. public bus market in this segment of Marketplace.
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