Alexander Laska works as transportation policy expert for Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-IA). Most recently, Alex was Eno’s communications officer and assistant editor of Eno Transportation Weekly. In this role, Alex was responsible for leading Eno’s communications efforts to continue developing the organization’s thought leadership and ensure our research products are seen by key decision-making audiences.

Previously, Alex was the policy and regulatory affairs coordinator for the American Wind Energy Association, where he developed and led a new outreach program to educate city leaders on the benefits of wind energy. Alex started his career on Capitol Hill, working as a communications and legislative staffer for Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4).

Alex holds a bachelor’s degree in political communication from The George Washington University and a master’s degree in public administration from The Maxwell School at Syracuse University.

Eno Transportation Weekly Articles

As Coast Guard Members Bear Brunt of Shutdown, Agency and Congress Seek Way Out

January 24, 2019 - Tens of thousands of members of the U.S. Coast Guard continue to go without pay while the partial government shutdown drags on, with 8,000 civilian workers missing their second paycheck Friday...

Inland Waterways Stakeholders Highlight Federal Funding Challenges

January 17, 2019 - As freight projections show a steep increase in freight movement over the next few decades, stakeholders representing inland waterway transportation said they are well-positioned to handle the growing demand but that...

Media Mentions & Commentary

Planetizen|January 22, 2019|

Inland Waterways Looking for a Comeback

Alexander Laska reports on the growing demand for freight movement and how inland waterways can take some of that demand - but not without significant investment and partnership from the federal government.

Preston Business Review|November 26, 2018|

Ready to pay? Broward traffic and bus improvements will cost you

Broward County's voter-approved transportation plan is the most expensive one in the country approved by voters this year, according to the Eno Center for Transportation.