June 18, 2011, 7am PDT
A report authored by Transportation for America and the American Public Transportation Association suggests that, no less than Social Security and Medicare, retiring baby boomers will have to cope with limited mobility options.
May 24, 2011, 6am PDT
A new report from the Cato Institute says that tax-increment financing (TIFs) costs taxpayers $10 billion a year and the practice is growing by the minute.
April 21, 2011, 11am PDT
Wubbo Ockels, a Dutch physicist and astronaut, has designed and built a prototype high-speed bus as an alternative to high-speed rail. (VIDEO)
January 16, 2011, 5am PST
Randal O'Toole points to a thesis paper that proposes a new approach to traffic flow at major intersections.
December 31, 2010, 1pm PST
The noted "antiplanner" tells the story of how, while riding a train across California, he discovered that transportation policy is driven by corrupt politics - and how he got the girl in the process.
November 29, 2010, 5am PST
Randal O'Toole argues that transit will never be energy efficient because ridership is never high enough to warrant the energy expelled.
August 21, 2010, 9am PDT
Looking at Census data for urbanized areas and auto ownership, Randal O'Toole argues that denser areas have high rates of auto ownership per square mile, a correlation that is likely to increase congestion.
June 18, 2010, 1pm PDT
O'Toole asks why, if there is such a demand for high-density, mixed-use housing, that the government needs to subsidize it?
November 6, 2009, 9am PST
Promoting his upcoming book on transportation planning, Randal O'Toole says his central argument is that rail is a dead end and driverless car technologies are the answer to our congestion problems.
November 2, 2009, 11am PST
When it comes to Houston's light rail, Randal O'Toole says you're doing it wrong. Planners are trumpeting high ridership numbers, but O'Toole says the numbers show an overall decline in Houston's transit ridership.
February 9, 2009, 5am PST
For decades, people have been talking about how driverless cars would make highway traffic a thing of the past. Randal O'Toole asks, where are they?