July 29, 2014, 10am PDT
Jim Epstein suggests that Detroit's new light rail line is America's largest boondoggle; Matthew Yglesias argues that that ignominy belongs to Washington D.C.'s planned streetcar.
June 20, 2011, 5am PDT
In this post from <em>Reason</em>, Tim Cavanaugh joins the debate over preservation holding back the city, and argues that land use regulations have a wholesale negative impact on the city.
December 8, 2010, 12pm PST
More parks in the U.S. should fight funding issues through privatization, writes John Stossel.
August 6, 2010, 7am PDT
The gas tax is being spread too thin on a broad range of transportation projects, according to the <em>Reason Foundation</em>. They say the gas-tax should be directed towards its original recipient: highways.
March 28, 2010, 5am PDT
Sam Staley of the Reason Foundation argues that Ray LaHood's recent statement that bikes and pedestrians will be considered on the same level as cars doesn't mesh with the facts.
March 20, 2010, 9am PDT
Bringing economic vitality back to Cleveland requires a broad embrace of policies that encourage entrepreneurship, according to <em>Reason</em>'s Sam Staley.
August 30, 2009, 5am PDT
Reducing traffic congestion can have big economic benefits for communities, according to a new study from the Reason Foundation.
July 20, 2009, 8am PDT
A high rate of poverty, a large population of illegal aliens, and a next-door neighbor to one of the most dangerous cities in the hemisphere, El Paso would seem to be a hotbed of danger. But it's actually one of the safest big cities in America.
July 3, 2009, 5am PDT
Back in 2006, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor had a role in a controversial eminent domain ruling. <em>Reason</em> magazine takes a look at the decision and what it might mean for property rights if she's confirmed to the Court.
April 27, 2009, 5am PDT
Without their own dedicated federal funding, U.S. ports are often left to provide for themselves. More and more of them are turning to public-private partnerships.
February 27, 2009, 6am PST
This piece from <em>Reason</em> looks at a land dispute in Colorado between ranchers and the U.S. Army, which wants to add more than 400,000 acres to a 245,000 acre training and testing site.
December 8, 2008, 8am PST
The governors of the United States want transportation money, and they want it now. But the federal government should be careful about doling out billions in funding, according to Sam Staley and Adrian Moore.
August 6, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>This commentary from <em>Reason</em> looks at the prospect of a national infrastructure bank and argues that much more needs to be done.</p>
June 4, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>This article from <em>Reason</em> argues that a double-decker traffic tunnel can effectively reduce congestion in Atlanta -- one of the most congested cities in America.</p>
May 12, 2008, 5am PDT
Washington D.C. has successfully invested more than $600 million in a new baseball stadium, but the city's infamous infestation with rats is nowhere near resolved. Reason's Matt Welch asks why.
February 2, 2008, 7am PST
<p><em>Reason</em>'s Robert Poole responds to the report from the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission and argues that despite its many good ideas, the engineer's perspective should be replaced with that of an economist.</p>
January 27, 2008, 11am PST
<p>In this piece from <em>Reason</em> Samuel Staley argues that the housing crisis can't be fully blamed for the economic recession.</p>
December 20, 2007, 11am PST
<p>In this video from <em>Reason</em>, comedian Drew Carey looks at the use of eminent domain in Los Angeles and compares it with the efforts of nearby Anaheim to work with developers and avoid seizing land through eminent domain.</p>
December 12, 2007, 7am PST
<p>This article from <em>Reason</em> looks at a regulatory system in Alexandria, Virginia, that seeks to maintain the city's historic Old Town neighborhood. But is the regulation burdening local businesses owners to the point of hurting the economy?</p>
November 16, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Comedian Drew Carey takes a straight-faced look at eminent domain and how the land acquisition practice has gone from beneficial to abusive in National City, California in this video from <em>Reason</em>.</p>