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

Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Infrastructure,Infrastructure Bank

Federal Borrowing for Infrastructure Funding – How Could It Be Done?

January 08,2021 “With real interest rates at zero or below, shouldn’t the federal government just borrow the money to pay for something worthwhile, like a big infrastructure initiative?” Of course, in a time...
Federal Governance,USDOT

Chao Resigns From DOT in Protest

January 08,2021 Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao was the first Cabinet-level Trump official to resign in protest of President Trump’s role in inciting the mob that attacked the Capitol Building on January...
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Media Mentions & Commentary

Transport Topics |
December 29,2020

Trucking Braces for ‘COVID Hangover’ and Ongoing Battles in 2021

Close attention is being paid to the team that will surround Buttigieg at DOT. Jeff Davis, senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, suggested to TT the deputy secretary role could go to a transportation insider.Share
Bakersfield |
December 21,2020

Biden climate team’s foes: Time, politics and bureaucracy

Still, said Davis, that bill reflects a truth about the Senate: It rarely embraces the sort of transformational change Biden seeks.Share
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