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

Appropriations,FY22,Highway Trust Fund

Deadlines Start Catching Up with Congress Next Week

September 17,2021 After a very slow month, Congress will have to making moves next week to pass some key fiscal policy legislation next week, staring down a September 30 government shutdown deadline (a deadline that...
Fuel tax,Mileage-Based User Fees

White House Shows Flexibility on Taxes on Under-400K Earners

September 17,2021 The Biden Administration opened the door this week to increases in excise tax increases on persons making under $400,000 per year. At the September 15 White House press briefing, Press Secretary Jen...
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Media Mentions & Commentary

ABC News |
September 06,2021 | Environment,Infrastructure

Lawmakers vow action after Ida floods Gulf Coast, Northeast

But the bipartisan bill will be valuable in providing major investments in “future-proofing” infrastructure against climate change and extreme weather such as Ida, according to Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, a Washington think tank. Share
The Week Magazine |
September 05,2021 | Amtrak,Infrastructure,Rail

A big bet on Amtrak

That’s “way more than any other” transportation secretary has ever been given, said Jeff Davis of the Eno Center for Transportation. Share
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