Report The insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund threatens federal transportation programs. Implementing a mileage fee would provide robust funding for decades to come.
Kevin DeGood argues that Gov. Chris Christie's (R-NJ) transportation policies are creating an uncertain future for the state of New Jersey.
Kevin DeGood and Harry Stein write on Highway Trust Fund insolvency.
Fact Sheet The Ryan budget once again undermines America’s long-term economic future by cutting essential infrastructure programs that support job growth, trade, and the efficient movement of people and goods.
Kevin DeGood on why Colorado needs a mileage-based tax to boost federal transportation funding.
Fact Sheet Congress must act soon to prevent the Highway Trust Fund from becoming insolvent. Failure to address the impending shortfall will result in a substantial cut to highway and public transportation programs during the heart of construction season.
Utah Sen. Mike Lee (R) has proposed legislation that would effectively end the federal government’s role in surface transportation policy and cause economic harm.
Report To address metropolitan congestion—our most pressing transportation challenge—we need to adopt performance management, increase competition for federal funds, and reform transportation governance.
Issue Brief Complete Streets are an essential element of a balanced transportation system, expanding personal mobility through designs that are safe and accommodating for all users regardless of age, income, or ability level.
Issue Brief Congress must expand current programs and advance legislation establishing new efforts to address the nation’s neglected water infrastructure to meet our clean water needs.
Kevin DeGood is the Director of Infrastructure Policy at American Progress. His work focuses on how highway, transit, aviation, and maritime policy affect America’s global competitiveness, access to opportunity for diverse communities, and environmental sustainability. Prior to joining American Progress, Kevin was the deputy policy director at Transportation for America, where he conducted research, provided […]