Martin Robins has nearly 40 years’ experience in the field of transportation planning and policy. He served as director of the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University and in 1998 founded its predecessor organization, the Voorhees Transportation Policy Institute.

Today he manages his own transportation consulting firm. Previously, he was project director of Access to the Region’s Core, director of NJ TRANSIT’s Waterfront Transportation Office, director of planning and development for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, deputy executive director for NJ TRANSIT, and director of policy analysis for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, where he assisted then-Commissioner Louis Gambaccini in the effort to create NJ TRANSIT.

Interview conducted October 2012

This is one of a series of interviews conducted as part of the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Library and Oral History Initiative, an effort to preserve the contributions and stories of renowned transportation professionals from New Jersey and throughout the United States.