Reason Foundation's Surface Transportation Innovations Newsletter by Robert Poole analyzes the latest news on major transportation projects, infrastructure financing, solutions for traffic congestion, toll lanes, mass transit and more.
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Surface Transportation News: Rhetorical war on freeway expansion, transit’s near-term future, and more
Plus: Misinformation on proposed per-mile charge, trucks as leading candidate for automation, and more.
Surface Transportation News: Problems with electric vehicles, freight rail innovation in jeopardy, and more
Plus: Virginia embraces per-mile charging, the return on investment for passenger rail systems, and more.
Surface Transportation News: Analysis of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, How ‘Buy America’ Undermines Transit, and More
The good, the bad, and the ugly in the infrastructure bill.
Surface Transportation News: Highways Splitting Neighborhoods, Replacing Fuel Taxes, a High-Speed Rail Proposal and More
Plus: Electric vehicle charging at Interstate rest areas, the costs of rail projects, and more.
Surface Transportation News: President Biden’s Jobs Plan, New Transportation Finance and Public-Private Partnership Reports
New reports show why U.S. lags in infrastructure finance and public private partnerships, prospects for autonomous vehicle legislation in Congress, and more.
Plus: FHWA approves electric vehicle charging at rest areas, the Amtrak-freight rail conflict, diverting toll revenues away from toll roads, and more.
Surface Transportation News: Commercial Services on Interstate Highways, Mileage Fees, Urban Transit After COVID-19, and More
Plus: What we don’t know about per-mile highway charges, overblown concerns about impact of automation on trucking jobs, monorail projects proposed, and more.
Surface Transportation News: The Postal Service’s Electric Truck Problem, Traffic Bottlenecks Aren’t Being Fixed, and More
Plus: Transit options for the Bay Area, Maryland's managed lanes moving forward, exempting electric vehicles from congestion pricing, and more.
Surface Transportation News: Truck Tolling, Transportation Planning During and After the Pandemic, and More
Plus: Making sense of highway fatality data during the COVID-19 pandemic, green bonds for transit, separate lanes for automated vehicles, and more.