Baruch Feigenbaum is senior managing director of transportation policy at Reason Foundation.
Feigenbaum has a diverse background researching and implementing transportation issues including revenue and finance, public-private partnerships, highways, transit, high-speed rail, ports, intelligent transportation systems, land use, and local policymaking. Prior to joining Reason, Feigenbaum handled transportation issues on Capitol Hill for Rep. Lynn Westmoreland.
Feigenbaum is a member of the Transportation Research Board Bus Transit Systems and Intelligent Transportation Systems Committees. He is vice president of programming for the Transportation and Research Forum Washington Chapter, a reviewer for the Journal of the American Planning Association (JAPA), and a contributor to Planetizen. He has appeared on NBC Nightly News and CNBC. His work has been featured in the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and numerous other publications.
Feigenbaum earned his master's degree in Transportation Planning with a focus in engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
The redesign of DC’s bus system is needed, but it leaves many questions
The agency seems to be adding bus services designed for a previous era.
Annual Privatization Report 2023 — Surface Transportation
In 2022 there were 11 project closings worth more than $1 billion each.
Californians are paying high gas taxes for bad roads
California’s roads and bridges rank 47th out of 50 states overall in cost-effectiveness, safety, and condition.
Tennessee Gov. Lee signs significant transportation bill with choice lanes
No state has attacked traffic congestion in the systematic, statewide manner that Tennessee did with its Transportation Modernization Act.
The SMART grant process isn’t transparent or serving federal taxpayers’ interests
Taxpayers should have a clear explanation of the national infrastructure interests advanced by federal SMART grants.
Examining Maryland’s options after Transurban exits toll lanes project
Finding a way to revive the managed lanes public-private partnership to transfer risk from taxpayers and to provide more transit options for commuters should be the goal.
FHWA administrators want to stop humorous traffic safety messages
Researchers are still trying to evaluate the effectiveness of direct message signs on highways.
The current status of Texas Central’s proposed high-speed rail line linking Dallas and Houston
The high-speed rail vision Texas Central outlined in 2013 of easy land acquisition, quick construction, minimal opposition, and low costs is vastly different from the grim reality that caused the company to abandon its project in 2022.