Is Airbnb to blame for rising house prices? This article by Leigh Stewart from Tranio.com investigates how easy money from the collaborative economy could be making homes too expensive for tenants and genuine buyers.
Minnesotan Democratic Congressman Martin Olav Sabo argues that Bush Administration proposals framed as matters of military readiness and patriotism are just the latest efforts to roll back environmental laws.
This survey, the lastest in the Brookings Transportation Reform Series, describes the history, yield, and sometimes slanted state use of taxes on motor fuels--the "gas tax." It urges reforming the tax before hiking it.