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

House Passes Rail Strike Bill and Sick Leave Amendment

November 30,2022 The House of Representatives has passed bipartisan legislation (H. J. Res. 100) imposing a new labor contract on railroad workers as proposed by President Biden, which would avert a scheduled...

House to Vote on Rail Strike Deal and Rail Industry Sick Leave Mandate

November 29,2022 The US House of Representatives will vote tomorrow on legislation requested by President Biden to avert a national railroad worker strike and a proposed amendment that would amend the deal and...
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Media Mentions & Commentary

The Washington Times |
September 14,2022 | Highways,Infrastructure,Project Delivery,Public/Private Partnerships

Innovative ‘Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project’ in Northern Virginia to Open on Time this Year

As Jeff Davis, a Senior Fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, recently noted: “If sustained highway cost inflation averages any higher than 7% per year, then inflation will have eaten the entire IIJA spending increase.” Share
Freight Waves |
September 14,2022 | Freight,Freight rail,Workforce

What Happens If Congress Blocks the Railroad Strike?

Jeff Davis, senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, said Congress could still pass a bill extending the cooling-off period. “Doing so would more likely come from the Democrats, because they don’t want to be seen as anti-union but also don’t want this to have a national supply chain breakdown right before the midterm […]
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