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

Infrastructure,Project Delivery

White House Wants Permitting Reform in Next Coronavirus Bill

May 22,2020 Last Friday night (May 15), well after ETW had gone out, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, the “Heroes Act” that would spend another $3 trillion or thereabouts to respond to...
Highway Trust Fund,Highways & Streets

CBO Updates Options for Highway Trust Fund Solvency

May 22,2020 The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office yesterday released a new report entitled Reauthorizing Federal Highway Programs: Issues and Options.  There’s not much that is actually new in the...
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Media Mentions & Commentary

WIRED |
May 22,2020

A Lawmaker Wants Fast Trains to Rev Up the US Economy

“High-speed rail would be a terrible short-term stimulus,” said Jeff Davis. Share
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette |
April 30,2020

Your flight to LaGuardia is iffy, but Altoona is a lock

Jeff Davis discusses how government subsidies have kept short-hop flights in the air during the COVID-19 pandemic. Share
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