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Transportation
July 17, 2018
Research & Commentary: High-Speed Rail Won’t Work in Texas
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Texas' proposed high-speed rail plan and how similar efforts have faced substantial delays and cost overruns.
Taxes
April 26, 2018
Research & Commentary: Hiking Illinois’ Gas Tax Will Not Solve the State’s Transportation Funding Problem
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Illinois' transportation funding problems and the taxes and fees being proposed to fill the deficit.
Energy
April 5, 2018
The Leaflet: EPA Hits the Brakes on Fuel Economy Standards
This week's Leaflet concerns the EPA's decision to remove burdensome regulations that limit the freedom of manufacturers and consumers alike.
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Environment
November 20, 2017
Tax Bill Attacked for Loss of Electric Car Subsidy — But Most Americans Don’t Want Electric Cars
After eight years of promotion, subsidies, mandates, and tax credits, it's clear that most Americans don’t want electric cars.
Transportation
November 8, 2017
Are U.S. Vehicle-Mileage Standards Obsolete?
Are U.S. Vehicle-Mileage Standards Obsolete?
Transportation
October 12, 2017
Research & Commentary: High-Speed Rail Is a Bad Option for States
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines California's high-speed rail program, the delays and cost overruns it faces, and why high-speed rail is not as efficient as supporters claim.

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Transportation
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.
April 26, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Illinois' transportation funding problems and the taxes and fees being proposed to fill the deficit.
April 5, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
This week's Leaflet concerns the EPA's decision to remove burdensome regulations that limit the freedom of manufacturers and consumers alike.
November 20, 2017
By Steve Goreham
After eight years of promotion, subsidies, mandates, and tax credits, it's clear that most Americans don’t want electric cars.
November 8, 2017
By Steve Goreham
Are U.S. Vehicle-Mileage Standards Obsolete?
October 12, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines California's high-speed rail program, the delays and cost overruns it faces, and why high-speed rail is not as efficient as supporters claim.
August 1, 2017
By Megan E. Hansen, Ethan Dursteler
A 2017 report by Strata on the economic, environmental, and safety impacts of transporting oil and gas in the U.S.
May 23, 2017
By Randal O’Toole
O'Toole provides ten reasons for the Trump administration to stop funding urban transit projects.
December 27, 2016
By Matthew Glans
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) recently introduced a proposal to hike the state’s gas tax rate as part of his 2018 budget plan. The tax would quadrouple from 8 cents per gallon to 24 cents per gallon on July 1, 2018.
September 15, 2016
By David Sobczak
This paper, written by National Center for Policy Analysis research associate David Sobczak, examines how taxicab regulations have benefitted taxicab owners and companies, and negatively affected consumers.