Ginger Goodin

Blue Door Strategy and Research
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Ginger Goodin’s 35+ year career in the transportation field spans both research and practice. She blends a foundation in applied engineering research with experience in planning and public policy, offering a unique set of skills to policy development, strategic positioning, and market entry. She is passionate about working with organizations to bring innovative and practical solutions to transportation challenges using a research-based approach. Ginger served more than two decades in research and leadership positions at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Her specific research expertise covered various forms of road pricing -- managed lanes, high-occupancy toll (HOT)/express lanes and road user fees – as well as automated/connected vehicle policy. Her research sponsors included TxDOT and other state DOTs, FHWA, NCHRP, local transportation agencies, and private companies. For five years she held the position of Director of TTI’s Policy Research Center, leading a $2-3 million annual research program and supporting the Texas State Legislature as an independent policy resource in the areas of highway funding and finance, multimodal freight movement, congestion mitigation, emerging technology policy, and public engagement. She holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a registered professional engineer in Texas. In 2017 she was awarded the Regents Fellow Service Award by the Texas A&M University System, the System’s highest honor for exemplary public service. She is active in her local community as President of the Cedar Park Community Development Corporation, Chair of the Mobility Master Plan Advisory Committee, and member of the 2021 Bond Advisory Task Force.

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