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Public Transit Keeps Orlando Moving Despite Tragedy

Tag Archive for: Public Transportation

Why the West Coast Is Suddenly Beating the East Coast on Transportation

Rob Puentes says newer transit systems out West are growing and haven’t started to experience the pains of rehabilitation experienced by legacy systems on the East Coast.

It’s not too late for a better Silver Line contract

Paul Lewis writes that WMATA should further improve the contract incentives to reward good behavior rather than solely focus on poor performance.

Rob Mandle & Alice Grossman In Conversation: Amazon HQ2 & Transportation

Rob Mandle from the Crystal City BID and Alice Grossman from the Eno Center for Transportation discuss the challenges and opportunities for local transportation presented by the arrival of Amazon HQ2 in Arlington, Virginia.

Will the ‘rethinking’ of the Washington region’s bus network lead anywhere?

Eno President and CEO Robert Puentes says the goal of rethinking DC’s bus network should be to talk about bus service as a region rather than as individual systems.

Commutes taking their toll on workers in Denver, Miami, other major U.S. cities, new survey finds

Robert Puentes says longer commute times lead to a lower quality of life – but at the same time, the economic recovery has led to more people buying cars and moving further away from urban…

NJ Transit incident serves as alarming reminder of nation’s infrastructure woes

Eno’s recent report, “Tools for a Smoother Ride,” urges transit agencies to better manage routine repair and upkeep to help avoid incidents like a metal bracket piercing through a NJ Transit train last week.

What could deliver Amazon HQ2 to Newark? Maybe the transit system you ride (and loathe)

Eno President and CEO Robert Puentes spoke to the Bergen Record about Newark’s bid to host Amazon’s HQ2. The city boasts an impressive transit network, but the aging infrastructure poses a challenge as Newark seeks…

Uber is not just for hailing rides anymore

Eno President and CEO Rob Puentes moderated a conversation between Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi, Washington, DC Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, and Harvard Kennedy School of Government professor Stephen Goldsmith following Uber’s announcement of new…