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Reason Foundation's Surface Transportation Innovations newsletter examines and analyzes the latest news on traffic congestion solutions, road funding and infrastructure investement, toll lanes, transit and more.
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- Surface Transportation Innovations #38
Topics include: reducing congestion in Atlanta; Urban Partnership Agreements boost pricing; the power of the concession model; AAA survey supports tolls over taxes; underutilized rail rights-of-way; refining the managed lanes concept; and other news.
December 1, 2006
- Surface Transportation Innovations #37
Topics include: talking tolling with stakeholders; paying for better transportation in California; reflections on the election results; video tolling comes to America; evacuation
November 1, 2006
- Surface Transportation Innovations #36
Topics include: Reason's new book on congestion; driving restrictions and air quality; the latest update from the guru of commuting data; two very different models of managed lanes; and other news.
October 1, 2006
- Surface Transportation Innovations #35
Topics include: Making urban highways more likeable through innovative design; Portland confronts goods-movement congestion; Brookings looks at costs and benefits of rail transit; and other news.
September 1, 2006
- Surface Transportation Innovations #33
Topics include: why American cities don't work for transit; dueling technologies for future tolling; cleaner diesel trucks and the implications for transportation planning; feedback on the Winston/Langer paper; and quotable quotes.
August 1, 2006
- Surface Transportation Innovations #34
Topics include: Reason's first Mobility Project study finds that adding capacity is key to cutting congestion; GAO study shows tolling's potential; feel-good, high cost air quality efforts; Tampa's new elevated express lanes; and other news.
August 1, 2006
- Surface Transportation Innovations #32
Topics include: Brookings' new study on highway spending vs. congestion; phasing out toll plazas; evacuations and toll roads; moderate growth projected in vehicle miles traveled; and news notes.
June 1, 2006
- Surface Transportation Innovations #31
Topics include: US DOT's new anti-congestion program; tolling key to adding highway capacity; Washington DOT congestion study recommends more lanes and pricing; debunking sprawl misconceptions; and Gabriel Roth's new book on market-based roadways.
May 1, 2006
- Surface Transportation Innovations #30
Topics include: new book on future of highways; long-term concessions in Texas; Fitch and S&P on private toll roads; sticker tags making real headway; pricing trucks at ports; gas tax contrarian; and other news.
April 1, 2006
- Surface Transportation Innovations #29
Topics include: TRB committee concludes tolls should replace fuel taxes; getting serious about traffic congestion; the future of ITS; electronic toll collection for rental cars; urban sprawl myths; and other news.
February 1, 2006
- Surface Transportation Innovations #28
Topics include: Reason's new Mobility Project; occupancy detection for HOV/HOT lanes; more HOV lane concerns; truck-only toll lanes moving forward; and other news.
January 1, 2006
- How to Avoid Closing Washington State Parks (5/17)
- Give Managed Lane Conversions Time (5/16)
- Why is the CDC Being Anti-Science on State Liquor Privatization? (5/14)
- Louisiana Republicans Introduce Bills to Replicate Massachusetts's Pro-Union, Anti-Privatization “Pacheco Law” (5/9)
- 40th Anniversary of the Rockefeller Drug Laws: Time to Re-think Sentencing Policy (5/8)
An audit of the agency’s behavior unearths disturbing new information.
So-called "ag gag" laws unconstitutionally target farm whistleblowers. Two recent decisions have dealt a serious blow to these laws.
Nick Gillespie Discusses 3-D Printed Guns, Obama's Call to Trust Government, and Chris Christie on Fox's Red Eye
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