Tolls are the best way to identify where road maintenance and expansion are needed, and to fund those measures.
Business Insider's road freight industry expert details the industry goals and challenges amid COVID-19, a manufacturing downturn, and the continued rise of e-commerce.
The state's regulatory apparatus has long pushed out people and business. Elon might be the latest.
SFMTA is supposed to reduce car dependence and foster alternative transport. But it does the opposite.
An "honor system" would be more efficient than enforcement at the gates.
In episode 10 of the Market Urbanism Podcast, we discuss how to "legalize cities" with Brooke Fallon & Randal O'Toole.
There is latent demand for them - if only regulators would get out of the way.
New York MTA's multi-decade state monopoly model is no longer producing good transit service.
A conversation with Bob Poole and Chris Edwards
CDMX has a ubiquitous private transit network that's fast & cheap.
In episode 4 of the Market Urbanism podcast, we talk with Nicole Gelinas of the Manhattan Institute, and Nick Zaiac of the R Street Institute, about how to reform U.S. transit systems.
In episode 3 of the Market Urbanism podcast, we discuss how bikeshare, scooters, and other alternative transit solutions can help cities.
Building more housing will inevitably cause more congestion. The answer is to price the space where the congestion occurs.
Many planners have their minds made up on which cities do and don't work. But multiple factors make the debate complicated.
New Yorkers' quality-of-life suffers from the negative impacts of cars. This is partly because residents themselves won't relinquish car ownership.
California HSR will only become a reality once it controls costs, installs value capture, and embraces incrementalism.
Some suggestions for how road tolling can grow more widely-accepted.
Federal transportation money gets redistributed to rural areas - amounting to a raw deal for major metros.
Countries grow more prosperous as they urbanise - but not if the state gets in the way.
Closing the hub is not some pie-in-the-sky proposition. The lost capacity could be made up for elsewhere in metro Boston.
There has been some criticism of microtransit. Here I dissect the different points.
A conversation about public transit reform in America with Nick Zaiac and Nicole Gelinas.
Contrary to the "induced demand" theory, Houston has relieved congestion by building more roads.
Despite the billions spent on the Kennedy-Lincoln bridge expansions, traffic has actually declined.