The Three-Martini Greyhound: The Future of Corporate Travel?

In June, my partner took a three-day business trip– her first since before the pandemic hit- to Chicago. I threw

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Cato Needs To Re-Toole Their Bad Takes On Infrastructure

The Cato Institute’s Randal O’Toole has a really terrible take on transportation investment that grossly misrepresents how money and economic efficiency work.

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What If We Can’t Wait? Public-Private Partnership Solutions for Infrastructure

The RTA is planning on returning in 2022– again- to revisit a ballot measure to fund regional infrastructure investment in Southeast Michigan. Can we wait for 2022? Should we explore alternatives in the meantime?

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A Biden Presidency: Full Speed Ahead On Transit?

Republicans have tried time and again to defund Amtrak, which receives about a tenth of one percent of the funding directed to car infrastructure every year. Will a new Democratic administration be able to (finally) push for modernizing our transit infrastructure?

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RTA Bus vs. a Train Between Ann Arbor and Detroit? (Part 2)

One of my readers observed that she was a bit bummed out by the “yeah, but it simply can’t work

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On The Banks of the Mighty Maumee

In anticipation of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s imminent assumption of her role as supreme socialist ruler of the cosmos, in which she

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