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Robert Puentes is President and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation a non-profit think tank with the mission of improving transportation policy and leadership. Prior to joining Eno, he was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program where he also directed the program’s Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative. He is currently a non-resident senior fellow with Brookings. Before that Robert was the director of infrastructure programs at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.

 Robert has worked extensively on a variety of transportation issues, infrastructure funding and finance, and city and urban planning. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Virginia where he served on the Alumni Advisory Board, and was an affiliated professor with Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute.

 Robert serves on a variety of boards and committees including, most recently, the Federal Advisory Committee on Transportation Equity; the UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies Advisory Board; the Shared Use Mobility Center Board of Directors; New York State’s 2100 Infrastructure Commission; the District of Columbia’s Streetcar Financing and Governance Task Force; the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’s Technical Advisory Committee; and the Falls Church, Virginia Planning Commission where he lives with his wife and three sons.

 He is a frequent speaker to a variety of groups, a regular contributor in newspapers and other media, and has testified before Congressional committees.

Recent publications include: Have Americans Hit Peak Travel? A Discussion of the Changes in U.S. Driving Habits; Global Gateways: International Aviation in Metropolitan America; Banking on Infrastructure: Enhancing State Revolving Funds for Transportation; The Intersection of Place and the Next Economy; A Path to Public Private Partnerships for Infrastructure; Moving Past Gridlock: A Proposal for a Two-Year Transportation Law; Investing for Success: Examining a Federal Capital Budget and a National Infrastructure Bank; A Bridge to Somewhere: Rethinking American Transportation for the 21st Century; A Review of the Land Use Regulations in the Nation's Largest Metropolitan Areas; Prosperity at Risk: Toward a Competitive New Jersey; and One Fifth of the Nation: A Profile of Change in America’s First Suburbs.

 

Robert Puentes is President and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation a non-profit think tank with the mission of improving transportation policy and leadership. Prior to joining Eno, he was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program where he also directed the program’s Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative. He is currently a non-resident senior fellow with Brookings. Before that Robert was the director of infrastructure programs at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.

 Robert has worked extensively on a variety of transportation issues, infrastructure funding and finance, and city and urban planning. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Virginia where he served on the Alumni Advisory Board, and was an affiliated professor with Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute.

 Robert serves on a variety of boards and committees including, most recently, the Federal Advisory Committee on Transportation Equity; the UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies Advisory Board; the Shared Use Mobility Center Board of Directors; New York State’s 2100 Infrastructure Commission; the District of Columbia’s Streetcar Financing and Governance Task Force; the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’s Technical Advisory Committee; and the Falls Church, Virginia Planning Commission where he lives with his wife and three sons.

 He is a frequent speaker to a variety of groups, a regular contributor in newspapers and other media, and has testified before Congressional committees.

Recent publications include: Have Americans Hit Peak Travel? A Discussion of the Changes in U.S. Driving Habits; Global Gateways: International Aviation in Metropolitan America; Banking on Infrastructure: Enhancing State Revolving Funds for Transportation; The Intersection of Place and the Next Economy; A Path to Public Private Partnerships for Infrastructure; Moving Past Gridlock: A Proposal for a Two-Year Transportation Law; Investing for Success: Examining a Federal Capital Budget and a National Infrastructure Bank; A Bridge to Somewhere: Rethinking American Transportation for the 21st Century; A Review of the Land Use Regulations in the Nation’s Largest Metropolitan Areas; Prosperity at Risk: Toward a Competitive New Jersey; and One Fifth of the Nation: A Profile of Change in America’s First Suburbs.

 

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