Robert W. Poole

Director, Transportation Studies, Reason Foundation


Robert W. Poole, Jr. is director of transportation studies at Reason Foundation, a free market think tank he founded. Poole, an MIT-trained engineer, has advised the last four presidential administrations on transportation and policy issues.

Featured Work

MAY 7, 1993 Article

Privatization Project (1991–1994): Why America Needs Privatized Infrastructure Industry

"We need to create a new industry of firms that finance, design, build, own, and operate major infrastructure . . . a new paradigm for infrastructure in this ...