Laurence O’Rourke has 19 years of experience in analyzing and implementing public policies related to transportation, energy, and the environment. He has worked for numerous international, federal, state, and local clients. This work includes economic analyses of regulatory impacts, transportation and economic development studies, travel demand modeling, transportation policy research, air quality analyses, climate change research, transportation safety studies, freight industry economics research, and statistical analyses.
He has prepared analyses, models, and reports in support of clients such as the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, National Cooperative Freight Research Program, and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program. He has also advised state departments of transportation, state environmental agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, and other planning agencies in Texas, California, Montana, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New York.
Laurence O’Rourke holds a Ph.D. in government and politics from the University of Maryland, College Park, an M.A. in government from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in political science from Johns Hopkins University.