Randal O'Toole

No, Passenger Trains Don’t Work in Europe & Asia Either

RANDAL O'TOOLE, CATO INSTITUTE On January 23, the Wall Street Journal reviewed my recent book, Romance of the Rails, calling it an “exhaustively researched exploration of America’s passenger-rail story.”...

The Good and the Bad of Public-Private Partnerships

RANDAL O'TOOLE, CATO INSTITUTE President Trump has reportedly expressed reservations about public-private partnerships, but White House economic advisor Gary Cohn is still enthusiastic about building the administration’s...

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...