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


FAA Nominee to Get Vote in Committee Next Week

March 17,2023 The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation has scheduled a vote on the nomination of Phil Washington to head the Federal Aviation Administration for just after 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March...

Budget Request is $6.3 Billion Below IIJA Authorized Level for FY24

March 17,2023 The most important thing to know about President Biden’s fiscal 2024 budget request for transportation is that it does not make any changes to the total dollar amounts provided by the...
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Media Mentions & Commentary

March 08,2023 | Air Traffic Control,Aircraft,Airlines,Aviation,Aviation Safety

FAA Under Fire For Recent Close Calls Between Planes

Jeff Davis explains to CNN the intricacies of the FAA, and what it means for fliers in 2023. Share
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March 01,2023 | Freight rail,Rail Safety

Pete Buttigieg’s presidential Hopes Make Him an Easy Target for Republicans — and his Slow Response in Ohio Gave Them Plenty of Ammo

“Because we’ve never had a secretary who had national political ambitions before, people are treating him a little more differently than they would a regular secretary of transportation,” Jeff Davis said. Share
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