Paul Lewis is Chief Finance Officer and Policy Director at the Eno Center for Transportation. In that capacity, he directs Eno’s policy research programs, including paper development and event organization. Lewis regularly gives speeches, presentations, and participates in events on behalf of Eno to government, industry groups, and various public forums. He is responsible for the management of the organization’s finances and has helped build Eno’s policy program from the ground up, continuing to strategically seek out emerging and challenging issues.

Lewis has led policy projects related to federal policy, transportation planning, and transportation governance. Lewis has extensive experience in transportation technologies, automated vehicles, aviation, freight, public transit, pricing, and economic development. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Ohio Northern University and his M.S. Transportation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lewis has served on the board of Young Professionals in Transportation, on the advisory board for Carnegie Mellon University’s Future of Work program, and was named Mass Transit’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2016.

Eno Transportation Weekly Articles

Eno Attends White House Summit on Accelerating Infrastructure

October 14, 2022 - Eno’s longstanding effort to reduce transit project costs and timelines matched well with Thursday’s White House Summit on Accelerating Infrastructure and the release of their Action Plan to Accelerate Infrastructure.

Eno Releases New Rail Transit Project Delivery Report

September 28, 2022 - On Wednesday, Eno released On the Right Track: Rail Transit Project Delivery Around the World, a new research study that examines project delivery in 10 peer nations across the globe.


September 27, 2022|Infrastructure, Public transit

On the Right Track: Rail Transit Project Delivery Around the World

When the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) was signed into law at the end of 2021, it promised to usher in a new era in transportation, energy, water, and telecommunications projects. This major increase...

May 24, 2022|Maritime, National Security

Waterborne Competitiveness: U.S. and Foreign Investments in Inland Waterways

Want a high level overview of this report? Sign up now for the webinar on June 7 with the authors. The 12,000-mile inland waterways network in the United States is a vital trade corridor serving...

Media Mentions & Commentary

The Waterways Journal|July 20, 2022|Infrastructure, Maritime, Ports

Waterborne Competitiveness Study Analyzes Global River Systems

Funding of the U.S. inland waterways system has gotten “a lot better over the past decade or two,” Lewis said. “The U.S. system is trending in the right direction, and so it’s a matter of...

Marine Log|May 24, 2022|Infrastructure, Maritime, Ports

How Does U.S. Waterways Competitiveness Stack Up in World Terms?

"Examining other countries reveals the significant advantages that the U.S. inland waterway system brings to exporters, the military, and the broader economy,” said Paul Lewis, Policy Director at the Eno Center for Transportation. “But it...