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.
How the Biden Administration and Congress Can Pave the Path for Automated Vehicles
New policy brief lays out several steps federal policymakers can take to adapt the automotive regulatory apparatus to automated driving system technologies.
Transportation and COVID-19: A State Guide to Policy and Priorities
What states can do amidst today's uncertainty, with a policy focus on mitigating risks to public-sector transportation operations and infrastructure investments.
Biden’s USDOT Is Positioned to Advance Sound Automated Vehicle Policy
Automated vehicles have the potential to dramatically improve safety, mobility, and accessibility for Americans.
Biden’s Favored Regulations Could Limit His Own Infrastructure Plans From the Start
If the Biden administration adopts a pro-regulatory reflex, its transportation and infrastructure policy aspirations are likely to fail in the same manner as the Trump administration’s “Infrastructure Week” did.
Should the Federal Government Fund Highways and Transit Equally?
Examining what Americans are getting in return for mass transit’s share of surface transportation funding.
10 Best Practices for State Automated Vehicle Policy
Reviewing existing state AV policies and recommendations for policymakers.
Michigan’s Latest Protectionist Bill May Backfire on Some Automakers and Car Dealers
This piece of legislation is so reckless that it may ultimately lead to the weakening of mandatory indirect auto sales laws, which would be great news for consumers.
10 Best Practices For State Automated Vehicle Policy
This policy brief offers 10 policy recommendations for state policymakers to promote automated vehicle innovation while protecting the public interest.
Congress Gets Surface Transportation Extension, But Now What?
Congress needs to eliminate the federal barriers that stand between states and 21st-century surface transportation infrastructure.