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Roads Not Rail

Roads Not Rail

Passenger rail is costly, energy inefficient, ineffective at easing traffic congestion, inflexible and fiscally impractical. Even on lines with high-ridership, it’s a money-losing proposition. Several independent studies released by Harvard, the CATO Institute, Reason...

Big Cities Lean Left

Big Cities Lean Left

The fact that larger, urban areas lean to the political “left” shouldn’t surprise anyone.  But the degree to which certain Texas cities do may shock some, as published in a recent article by the Economist. In Texas, the most realtively conservative (or least liberal)...

The Power of the Private Sector

The Power of the Private Sector

Another push for a high-speed train across Texas may soon be in the works, but it’s unlike your typical billion-dollar boondoggle proposal. This rail-line would be completely constructed and operated by a private company – without the use of tax dollars. It almost...