Monday, July 30, 2018 – 5:30pm
Presenting “The Road Ahead for Autonomous Vehicles,” a nonpartisan policy talk with Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation, a non-profit think tank with the mission of improving transportation policy and leadership.
Robert Puentes is president and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation, a nonprofit think tank with the mission of improving transportation policy and leadership. Puentes has worked extensively on a variety of transportation issues, including infrastructure funding and finance, and city and urban planning. He is a regular contributor in newspapers and other media, and has testified before Congressional committees. Prior to joining Eno, he was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, where he directed the program’s Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative. He is currently a non-resident senior fellow with Brookings. He serves on a variety of boards including the Shared-Use Mobility Center, UCLA’s Institute of Transportation Studies and Young Professionals in Transportation. Recent appointments include the federal advisory committee on Transportation Equity, New York State’s 2100 Infrastructure Commission, the advisory council of the West Coast Infrastructure Exchange, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Transportation Reinvention 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.