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


FY20 Appropriations Negotiations at Critical Point

December 06,2019 Congressional appropriators have reached tentative agreement on the funding-related issues of the fiscal year 2020 Transportation-HUD appropriations bill, but several controversial policy provisions...

USDOT Ended FY19 With $152 Billion in Undisbursed Cash

December 06,2019 As part of closing the books on fiscal year 2019, which ended a little over two months ago, the Treasury Department has released the Combined Statement of Receipts, Outlays, and Balances of the...
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Media Mentions & Commentary

Streetsblog |
December 05,2019

Rural America Cashes In Under Trump

Jeff Davis shares his perspective on how the Trump administration has favored rural area transit funding, rather than urban. Share
November 26,2019

What has President Trump’s Department of Transportation done?

Jeff Davis speaks with Stephanie Ruhl on MSNBC about the USDOT and urban vs. rural funding. Share
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