Stanford Turner

Stanford Turner

Stanford Turner is Eno’s former Senior Policy Analyst. While with Eno, he was responsible for managing the Digital Cities project. In this role, he conducted policy research and outreach efforts that served as a resource to better understand the technological forces shaping transportation networks. 

Prior to joining Eno, Stanford worked as an associate for The Pew-MacArthur Results First State Policy team, which partnered with states and local governments across the country to to support the incorporation of economic principles and evidence-based practices into their policymaking and budgetary deliberations. While there he managed the work in four jurisdictions in implementing an innovative benefit-cost analysis (BCA) model for social programs. He also contributed to the development of the initiatives community of practice between Results First partners and was part of the team that put together the 2013 report States’ Use of Cost-Benefit Analysis.  

Stanford holds a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from Georgetown University and Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University.

Media Mentions & Commentary

Peninsula Press |
January 19,2017

Bay Area taxicab drivers remain frustrated by uneven playing field with Uber, Lyft

It is difficult to say if prices are going to stay as low as they are today, said Stanford Turner, senior policy analyst at the Eno Center for Transportation, a Washington D.C.-based transportation policy think-tank. “Right now, Uber and Lyft are private companies receiving money from venture capitalists,” which helps subsidize rides, according to Turner. “At this current rate, one could question the sustainability of it all, given that they are burning more money than they are...
Washington Post |
August 21,2016

What happens when a group of transit wonks ‘Play with Traffic’?

In a sunlit Crystal City penthouse, a few dozen transit wonks and software developers pondered a fundamental question: How can technology be used to improve our experience on the roads? The answers, derived amid a feast of pizza and soda, took various forms. Mostly, they involved sharing.
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