Austill Stuart is a policy analyst at Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.
Prior to joining Reason, Austill worked with policy in a variety of settings-nonprofits, on Capitol Hill, and in fundraising-where areas of focus included small business regulation, privatization, health care, and labor. Before moving to the D.C. area in early 2009, he worked for five years in the financial services industry, mostly in wealth management.
Austill earned his M.A. in Economics at George Mason University and his B.A. in Economics from Auburn University.
Tolling is the most ideal user fee because there is a direct link between the toll and the specific road infrastructure used.
Managed lanes can provide motorists with a reliable means of completing their commutes and reduce funding uncertainties that plague many infrastructure systems.
Public-private partnerships are a policy tool that can help governments with the design, construction, financing, operation, and maintenance of highways.