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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
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July 17, 2018
A Captivating Chronicle of the New Space Trailblazers
Review of The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos, by Christian Davenport (PublicAffairs, 2018), 320 pages, ISBN-13 978-1610398299, $20.80 on Amazon.com.
Transportation
July 11, 2018
Honolulu, Hawaii Ridesharing Price Control Ordinance Vetoed
Honolulu, Hawaii Mayor Kirk Caldwell rejected a proposed ordinance that would regulate fares charged by Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing companies.
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Transportation
July 10, 2018
Indiana Begins Studying Tolling on Interstate Highways
The Indiana Department of Transportation (IDOT) is contracting with infrastructure consultancy firm HNTB to study how much revenue the state could raise by charging tolls on interstate highways.
Government Spending
June 13, 2018
Washington, DC Funds Failing Transit System with Tax Hikes
The Washington, DC City Council is proposing raising taxes on ridesharing services and alcohol to increase funding for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
Taxes
June 12, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee Voters Reject Light-Rail Proposal
Nashville, Tennessee voters rejected a ballot proposal that would have increased several taxes to pay for a new, 26-mile-long, light-rail public transit system and electric-powered buses for the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority.

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Transportation
July 17, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos, by Christian Davenport (PublicAffairs, 2018), 320 pages, ISBN-13 978-1610398299, $20.80 on Amazon.com.
July 11, 2018
By Madeline Fry
Honolulu, Hawaii Mayor Kirk Caldwell rejected a proposed ordinance that would regulate fares charged by Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing companies.
July 10, 2018
By Linnea Lueken
The Indiana Department of Transportation (IDOT) is contracting with infrastructure consultancy firm HNTB to study how much revenue the state could raise by charging tolls on interstate highways.
June 13, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
The Washington, DC City Council is proposing raising taxes on ridesharing services and alcohol to increase funding for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
June 12, 2018
By Nolan Ryan
Nashville, Tennessee voters rejected a ballot proposal that would have increased several taxes to pay for a new, 26-mile-long, light-rail public transit system and electric-powered buses for the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority.
June 11, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla is reviewing signatures collected for a November 2018 ballot question asking voters to repeal a gas tax hike implemented less than a year ago.
May 16, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
An estimated 200 Uber and Lyft drivers demonstrated outside New York’s City Hall to voice their opposition to proposed ordinance that would impose new licensing fees and restrictions on peer-to-peer ridesharing services.
May 15, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
President Donald Trump promoted his plan to use a mix of taxpayer-funded debt financing, public-private partnerships, and direct taxpayer funding to spur infrastructure construction.
December 3, 2017
By Emma Restuccia
On November 14, 2017, The Killeen, Texas City Council voted to reduce taxicab regulations in the city to match those imposed on Uber and Lyft drivers across the state.
August 30, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
After Alaska gov. Bill Walker signed House Bill 132 into law on June 15, standardizing the state’s transportation regulations on peer-to-peer economy transportation network companies (TNCs), a Denali man became his town’s first Uber driver.