Margy Waller

The Mobility Agenda


Margy Waller is Director of The Mobility Agenda. Previously she was Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, with a joint appointment in the Economic Studies and Metropolitan Policy programs. Prior to Brookings, she was Senior Advisor on domestic policy in the Clinton-Gore White House. Before joining the admininstration, Margy was Senior Fellow for Social Policy and Director of the Working Families Project at the Progressive Policy Institute. She also served as Director of Public Policy at United Way of America, and Director of Policy Development at Public/Private Ventures in Philadelphia, and a congressional fellow in the office of U.S. Representative Eric Fingerhut (D-OH). Margy has written extensively on low-wage work and transportation issues, with a particular focus on access to private vehicle transportation options. She received her BS in communication studies at Northwestern University and a law degree from The Ohio State University.

Featured Work

MAR 19, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Want to Expand the Middle Class? Improve Low-Wage Jobs

Progressives aren't alone in worrying about the widening income gap these days. Even Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke expresses concern. Much of the focus has ...