For over a quarter-century, the government has controlled passenger rail. 3 private ventures are changing that.
America's high-speed rail future may be achieved not by government planning, but private investment.
New York MTA's multi-decade state monopoly model is no longer producing good transit service.
If the U.S. really wants to look to Europe for transit advice, it should explore the continent's various privatization experiments.
Charging tolls will give feedback about whether these roads were an efficient land use to begin with.
Texas' major cities have been leaders in the growth of private toll roads.
But burdensome federal regulations are getting in the way.