The approach could help pay for badly needed repairs to the city transit systems and reduce gridlock.
A crowded commuter rail train filled to capacity with Patriots fans did not pick up passengers at the Mansfield station, where hundreds waited on the platform, hoping to get to the Patriots victory parade.
Creating a new type of public-private partnership to adequately reward all parties.
The US infrastructure’s biggest problem is funding, yet no one appears willing to make the hard choices.
Could a money back guarantee change the debate about funding infrastructure investment?
Technological advances and increased competition are forcing the automobile industry to reinvent itself rapidly. However, any true change relies on an intelligent roadside infrastructure that’s not yet built.
The price tag for renewing America’s infrastructure is astronomical, and comes at a time when a federal funding regime dependent on insufficient fuel tax revenues is least able to afford escalating construction and maintenance costs.
It’s time to recognize that the future will be quite different from the past, particularly when it comes to transportation infrastructure.
Who really benefits from free trade?
Earmarks and horse trading are part of human nature.
How about a money-back guarantee?
The public is misled about the true life-cycle costs of public transportation assets.
Tradition is often the worst guide when it comes to doing anything really important
Severe traffic congestion is a modern example of the tragedy of the commons.
A 24-hour approach to solve the transportation crunch
A one time investment is not the right approach.
Financial and technology decisions must be made with big picture thinking for the MBTA.
Lower federal fuel tax revenues require alternative action.
Infrastructure need requires investment and action.
There’s seemingly infinite demand for “free” roads.
What debt debate might look like in hindsight.
Premium priced driving times could help traffic flow.
We need to tackle infrastructure one way or another.