High Speed Rail: Yesterday’s Tech Tomorrow

Randal OToole
Director of the Independence Institute’s Transportation Policy Center

One of the candidates for president in this November’s election is known by the nickname, “Amtrak Joe.” The Democratic-controlled House wants to triple federal funding for intercity passenger trains. A member of Congress from Massachusetts has proposed spending $205 billion on high-speed rail. Click to download a five-page PDF of this policy brief. Given the […]

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Killing the California Dream

Randal OToole
Director of the Independence Institute’s Transportation Policy Center

Californians need to give up on their dream of a “ranch-house lifestyle” and an “ample backyard” and the state should become “more like New York City,” writes LA Times columnist George Skelton (reprinted in the Mercury-News and East Bay Times in case you run into the LA Times paywall). After reading his article, the Antiplanner […]

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