Peter Smet is a transportation policy intern at Reason Foundation.
Annual Privatization Report 2019: Surface Transportation
The latest trends and developments in the use of public-private partnerships for surface transportation projects.
Wave Powered Desalination May Help Meet the World’s Drinking Water Needs
The technology can produce freshwater using only wave energy, reducing the need for expensive, energy-intensive traditional desalination.
The Key Advantages of Using Public-Private Partnerships for Major US Infrastructure Projects
The P3 framework has three key advantages: risk transfer, bundling project delivery components and expanded capital access.
One Person Rail Crews Can Safely Operate Trains
With the advent of new technologies, there is less of a need to staff most trains with two qualified crew members.
Mileage-Based User Fees Represent a Sustainable Way to Pay for Highways
Seeking a sustainable source of funding to build and maintain America’s highways.
The Competition Low-Cost Airlines Bring to the Industry Is Good for Customers
Low-cost carriers provide tremendous value for both individual travelers and the broader American airline industry.
Applying Algorithms to a Changing Transportation Landscape
Algorithms can produce tangible benefits for transportation systems such as decreased traffic, increased safety and more-efficient transit systems.
States Should Consider Converting Carpool Lanes Into Toll Lanes
Variable-priced tolling provides needed transportation revenue to build, maintain and operate the lanes.