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August 15, 2018
By Madeline Fry
Domino’s Pizza is donating $5,000 to the City of Fitchburg, Massachusetts to fund pothole and road infrastructure repairs in the city.
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Transportation
Government Spending
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.
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Transportation
Economy
July 17, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Texas' proposed high-speed rail plan and how similar efforts have faced substantial delays and cost overruns.
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Transportation
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.
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Transportation
Regulation
Economy
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.
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Transportation
Taxes
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).
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Government Spending
Transportation
Taxes
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.
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Taxes
Transportation
Economy
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.
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Taxes
Transportation
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.
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Economy
Transportation
Regulation
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.
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Government Spending
Transportation
Economy
 

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