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Expertise: Infrastructure, transportation policy and finance

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 legislative analysis, and advanced T4 campaign priorities with congressional leaders. In addition, Kevin served as the director of legislative affairs for Simon and Company, Inc., a federal affairs firm specializing in the representation of municipal governments and transit authorities.

Kevin holds a master of public policy from the University of Southern California and a bachelor of arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of Thinking Outside the Farebox: Creative Approaches to Financing Transit Projects.

By Kevin DeGood
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How Donald Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Fails AmericaCenter for American ProgressDecember 1, 2016
Assessing Claims About Public-Private PartnershipsCenter for American ProgressAugust 10, 2016
Understanding the Limitations of Autonomous Vehicles and the Need for Public TransportationCenter for American ProgressAugust 4, 2016
The Hazards of Noncompete Clauses in Public-Private Partnership DealsCenter for American ProgressJuly 27, 2016
An Infrastructure Plan for AmericaCenter for American ProgressJuly 14, 2016
Fact Sheet: A Plan for Investing in America’s InfrastructureCenter for American ProgressJuly 14, 2016
Wrong-Headed Economics Stops Us Replacing Lead PipesNewsweekMay 17, 2016
The Danger of Measuring Roadway Congestion WrongCenter for American ProgressMay 4, 2016
Can New Transportation Technologies Improve Equity and Access to Opportunity?Center for American ProgressApril 27, 2016
Leveraging New Transportation Technology to Increase Affordable HousingInsideSourcesFebruary 17, 2016
How Congress Should Respond to the Flint Water CrisisCenter for American ProgressFebruary 17, 2016
Larry Hogan’s hovering white elephantThe Washington PostJanuary 22, 2016
Complete Streets: Orlando, FloridaCenter for American ProgressDecember 17, 2015
White Elephant Watch: Vol. 4Center for American ProgressDecember 3, 2015
White Elephant Watch: Vol. 3Center for American ProgressSeptember 28, 2015
White Elephant Watch: Vol. 2Center for American ProgressSeptember 28, 2015
White Elephant Watch: Vol. 1Center for American ProgressSeptember 28, 2015
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Misses an Opportunity for ReformCenter for American ProgressJune 30, 2015
Top 5 Worst Provisions in the House FY 2016 Transportation Appropriations BillCenter for American ProgressJune 12, 2015
Understanding Amtrak and the Importance of Passenger Rail in the United StatesCenter for American ProgressJune 4, 2015
4 Essential Questions About Air Traffic Control PrivatizationCenter for American ProgressMay 5, 2015
The Tortured Logic of the Heritage Foundation on Public TransportationCenter for American ProgressFebruary 24, 2015
Advancing a Multimodal Transportation System by Eliminating Funding RestrictionsCenter for American ProgressJanuary 28, 2015
Public Transportation and the Path Dependency of Highway InvestmentsCenter for American ProgressDecember 18, 2014
Public-Private PartnershipsCenter for American ProgressDecember 8, 2014
Switching from a Gas Tax to a Mileage-Based User FeeCenter for American ProgressJuly 11, 2014
Opinion: Governor’s transportation policies running on emptyThe RecordMay 7, 2014
Repatriation Tax Holiday Is Not a Fix for Highway Trust Fund InsolvencyRoll CallMay 6, 2014
Fiscal Year 2015 Ryan Budget by the NumbersCenter for American ProgressApril 4, 2014
U.S. needs a mileage-based tax to boost transportation fundingThe Denver PostMarch 19, 2014
Understanding the Highway Trust Fund and the Perils of InactionCenter for American ProgressFebruary 20, 2014
Misguided Transportation Policy: For Sen. Lee, Ideology Trumps What’s Best for UtahCenter for American ProgressFebruary 18, 2014
Building a 21st Century InfrastructureCenter for American ProgressFebruary 12, 2014
Improving Metropolitan MobilityCenter for American ProgressFebruary 12, 2014
Complete Streets: Why America Needs the Safe Streets Act of 2013Center for American ProgressDecember 10, 2013
Clean Water InfrastructureCenter for American ProgressNovember 4, 2013