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LA Metro’s Climate Strategy

RANDAL O'TOOLE, CATO INSTITUTE An article in the Los Angeles Times last week frets that Los Angeles transit buses are “hemorrhaging riders,” which is supposedly “worsening traffic and...

Is This Infrastructure Really Needed?

RANDAL O'TOOLE, CATO INSTITUTE The United States has “at least $232 billion in critical public transportation” needs, claims the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Among the “critically needed”...

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

RANDAL O'TOOLE, CATO INSTITUTE Greater reliance on user fees, federal loans rather than grants, and corporatization are three keys to the Trump administration’s infrastructure initiative...

Throttling the Railroads: 1. The Railroad Problem

CLARENCE B. CARSON, IDEAS ON LIBERTY Ayn Rand put her finger adeptly on the jugular vein when she fo­cused attention on the railroads in her...

Amtrak Blows $1 Bil In DHS Grants To Protect Against Terrorism

Liberty Alerts, Corruption Chronicles Despite getting more than $1 billion from the U.S. government to bolster security, the nation’s passenger train system—known as Amtrak—remains vulnerable...