Terrance J. Regan

Adjunct Professor,City Planning and Urban Affairs

B.A., Rhodes College; M.P.A., Harvard University

Mr. Regan’s professional work centers on transportation policy, finance, and intelligent transportation systems. For the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, he recently led the analytical effort by the Massachusetts Transportation Finance Commission, including the examination of funding needs and financial capacity for each of the Commonwealth’s transportation agencies, and identifying a $19 billion structural debt for the agencies.

For the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration, Mr. Regan manages the day-to-day operations of the Transportation Planning Capacity Building Program, a program designed to assist transportation officials and staff in resolving increasingly complex issues related to transportation needs.

For the U.S. Department of Transportation, Mr. Regan manages the Intelligent Transportation System’s (ITS) Peer-to-Peer Program, which provides short-term technical assistance for transportation professionals on the integration of technology into transportation operations.

Current and Past Courses:


  • Regan, Terrance J. and Buxbaum, Jeff. Transportation Finance in Massachusetts: Building a Sustainable Transportation Financing System, Recommendations of the Massachusetts Transportation Finance Commission. September 17, 2007.
  • Regan, Terrance J. and Buxbaum, Jeff. Transportation Finance in Massachusetts: An Unsustainable System, Findings of the Massachusetts Transportation Finance Commission. March 28, 2007.
  • Euchner, Charles and Regan, Terrance J. Governing Greater Boston: The Politics and Policy of Place. Harvard University, spring 2002.
  • DeBlasio, Allan, Regan, Terrance J., and Zirker, Margaret E. Effects of Catastrophic Events on Transportation System Management and Operations, New York City, September 11. U.S. Department of Transportation, April 2002.
  • DeBlasio, Allan, Regan, Terrance, J. and Zirker, Margaret E. The Northeast Blackout and Transportation Management. U.S. Department of Transportation May 2004.

University Affiliations:

  • Harvard University’s Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston Research Partner
  • Boston University Metropolitan College Urban Affairs Program, Advisory Board member