Congressional Research Service: Resources, Science, and Industry Division (RSI) - Washington D.C.
Analyst in Transportation Policy
The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Transportation Policy with a focus on surface transportation programs, especially related to highways. The candidate should understand the origins, history and evolution of federal surface transportation programs and be able to evaluate regulatory and legislative policy issues and interrelationships.
The analyst will cover a wide range of surface transportation policy issues, especially related to highway infrastructure, and/or highway funding. An understanding of the origins, history, and evolution of federal surface transportation programs and the associated regulatory and legislative policy issues are key skills for the position. The analyst will collaborate with other CRS staff, as necessary, to consider how a variety of policy initiatives might affect the programs and how interrelationships with technological change, such as the emergence of electric vehicles, and urban and rural development, will affect federal policy. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in new areas.