Marc Scribner is a senior transportation policy analyst at Reason Foundation.
Scribner's work focuses on a variety of public policy issues related to transportation, land use, and urban growth, including infrastructure investment and operations, transportation safety and security, risk and regulation, privatization and public finance, urban redevelopment and property rights, and emerging transportation technologies such as automated road vehicles and unmanned aircraft systems. He frequently advises policymakers on these matters at the federal, state, and local levels.
Scribner has testified before Congress at the invitation of both Democrats and Republicans on issues including highway revenue collection, traffic congestion management, and airport financing. He is a member of the Transportation Research Board's Standing Committee on Emerging Technology Law.
He has appeared on television and radio programs in outlets such as Fox Business Network, National Public Radio, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and has also written for numerous publications, including USA Today, The Washington Post, Wired, CNN.com, MSNBC.com, Forbes, and National Review. And his work has been featured by The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, Congressional Quarterly, Washington Monthly, POLITICO, CNN, Bloomberg, BBC, C-SPAN, and other print, television, and radio outlets.
Scribner joined Reason Foundation after more than a decade at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, where he was a senior fellow in transportation policy. He received his undergraduate degree in economics and philosophy from George Washington University.
The benefits of the pupil transportation policy reforms in Arizona’s SB 1630
Smaller, lower-cost vehicles would help students living in rural, geographically diverse areas of the state, but also assist urban families.
Recalibrating expectations for the true potential of automated vehicles
We will be dealing with a large amount of uncertainty about both AV technology and policy for some time.
Arizona’s kids need expanded transportation options to get to the schools of their choice
Some of Arizona’s highest-quality schools are unable to offer student transportation thanks to outdated state laws.
Testimony: Proposed railroad industry regulations ignore future automation advancements
Proposed regulations could complicate the supply chain even further during a time of unprecedented shipping congestion.
Testimony: The Surface Transportation Board should be concerned by Amtrak expansion
Increasing Amtrak train density is anticipated to cause significant disruptions to freight rail operations.
Congress’ failure to enact an automated vehicle regulatory framework is an opportunity for states
Automated vehicles (AVs) present many challenges to the automotive regulatory ecosystem and current policy must be updated to accommodate them.
How to prepare your state today for the automated vehicles of tomorrow
States should begin updating vehicle regulations so that advancements in automated vehicle technology can improve safety, mobility, and transportation access for residents.
Biden administration spent 2021 placing regulatory burdens on the transportation sector
Biden's regulatory policies are not likely to improve the short-run operations of U.S. transportation networks that face unprecedented challenges, and many are likely to raise costs and hurt performance over the long-run.
Why is the Biden administration opposing railroad safety improvements?
In essence, a safety regulator has adopted a position against improved safety.