Robert Puentes

May 5, 2016 by sourceoftheweek

Robert Puentes is a nonresident senior fellow with the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program. He is also the President and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation- a non-partisan think tank that aims to improve transportation and promote policy innovation.  Puentes is an expert on transportation and infrastructure, urban planning, and smart cities. He recently directed the Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative that outlined the debate surrounding national transportation policy that led to policy briefs and Congressional testimony.  Puentes currently serves on several boards and committees including New York State’s 2100 Infrastructure Commission. He can be heard explaining  the problems surrounding America’s aging water systems in this interview on Weekend Edition Saturday, here.

Robert Puentes

Non Resident Senior Fellow with the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program 

Areas of Expertise: Transportation and Infrastructure, Urban Planning, Smart Cities, Metropolitan Growth Management, Suburban Issues

Location: Washington, D.C.

Contact Information: 


Phone: (202) 879-4700

Twitter: @rpuentes 

 Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday: Lead Poisoning In Michigan Highlights Aging Water Systems Nationwide 


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