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,Public health,Transit

How Should Future COVID Mass Transit Aid Be Distributed?

August 14,2020 If you follow transportation Twitter, you may have noticed the hashtag #SaveTransit making the rounds this week, as advocacy groups tried to press Congress to appropriate another $32 billion (at...
Highways & Streets,Transit

Congress Leaves COVID Aid, Surface Transportation Unfinished Until September (Probably)

August 14,2020 Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) decided to stop keeping the Senate technically in session in the increasingly unlikely event that Democratic and Republican leaders could...
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Media Mentions & Commentary

Tunnel Business Magazine |
July 21,2020

Economic Panel Predicts Slow Recovery for Many Engineering Markets after COVID-19

Davis noted that while the federal side of spending for projects hasn’t been affected just yet, “there is also uncertainty in the ability of many state and local governments’ to produce matching funds.” Share
American Shipper |
June 19,2020

Truck stops join owner-operators in rejecting Dems’ highway bill

Jeff Davis told FreightWaves that he does not see the Democrats’ version of the bill making it through without major revisions, particularly regarding sections that attempt to address climate change. Share
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