Romic Aevaz is a former Policy Analyst at the Eno Center for Transportation, where he conducted research on a variety of transportation policies. He helped lead Eno’s transit cost and project delivery research initiative, and has contributed to publications on data policy and fare integration for mobility on demand pilots. Prior to joining Eno, Romic worked as a research intern at the Brookings Institution, where he contributed to research on the workforce implications of autonomous vehicles and the role of infrastructure policy in gubernatorial elections. During his time as an undergraduate, Romic also worked at the Mayor’s Office in Austin, where he was involved in the implementation of various strategic mobility initiatives as well as stakeholder outreach during the city’s land use plan overhaul. Romic earned his B.A. in Government and Humanities at The University of Texas at Austin.

Eno Transportation Weekly Articles

Tackling Governance in Transit Megaprojects – Key Lessons from Eno’s Examination of Transit Governance in Austin

April 22, 2022 - Eno’s 2021 report on transit project delivery found that good project governance is critical to keeping costs and timelines manageable. To see how that plays out on the ground, we spent...

Subcommittee Hearing Examines Community Concerns Regarding Aviation Noise

March 18, 2022 - This week, the House Transportation’s subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing entitled “Aviation Noise: Measuring Progress in Addressing Community Concerns.”


April 22, 2022|Commuter Rail, Governance reform, Leadership, Local governance, Regional governance, Transit

Austin's Project Connect: Independent Review of Governance and Leadership

With the passage of Proposition A in 2020, Austin voters gave their approval to an ambitious, far-reaching vision for the region's transit future. The multi-billion dollar Project Connect will deliver a vast new network of...

July 29, 2021|Buses, Infrastructure, Project Delivery, Public transit

Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better

As part of an 18-month research, policy, and communications project, Eno set out to analyze current and historical trends in public transit project delivery.

Media Mentions & Commentary

Bloomberg CityLab|December 8, 2021|Infrastructure, Project Delivery

Why U.S. Infrastructure Costs So Much

Romic Aevaz, a policy analyst at the Eno Center for Transportation who led another recent study on transit construction costs, suggested that federal officials offer more guidance to transit agencies that apply for funding — for example,...

WTOP News|November 30, 2021|Bicycle, Infrastructure, Roadway Design, Streets

Bike infrastructure will help prevent crashes and fatalities, advocates and researchers say

“Many U.S. cities are very heavily designed around the car,” said Romic Aevaz, a policy analyst at the Eno Center for Transportation in Washington, D.C.