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.

Follow him on Twitter at @JDwithTW

Eno Transportation Weekly Articles

Appropriations,FY22

FY22 Appropriations Endgame Talks Commence, With February Deadline Looming

January 14,2022 The bipartisan leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees held a meeting  yesterday to begin discussions of how to resolve the fiscal 2022 appropriations process before the current...
Bridges

FHWA Gives States $5.3 Billion in Bridge Funding

January 14,2022 The Federal Highway Administration today gave state DOTs $5.3 billion in new funding specifically to repair and improve highway bridges, the first installment of five years of such funding under the...
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Media Mentions & Commentary

The City |
October 01,2021 | Federal Funding,Infrastructure,Transit

Derailed Biden infrastructure package could mean loss of $10B for New York Transit

“The longer this hangs out there, the greater the chance you’ll have to open it up and perform some surgery on it,” said Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, a Washington think tank. “You run the risk of being in a holding pattern.” Share
The Seattle Times |
September 28,2021 | Federal Funding,Highway Trust Fund,Infrastructure

This federal agency could shut down if Congress doesn’t pass an infrastructure bill this week

There were five short extensions in 2014 and 2015 before a five-year bill passed, according to a tally maintained by Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, a policy group. Share
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