February 20, 2018 4:10 PM
Applying the precautionary principle to the regulation of self-driving cars could mean more highway fatalities, by delaying the introduction of new, lifesaving technologies.
February 15, 2018 11:33 AM
The Free to Fly Act would eliminate a generations-old anticompetitive federal law governing domestic airline ownership.
February 12, 2018 3:22 PM
This morning, the White House released its long-anticipated, 53-page infrastructure proposal. It is an expansion of the leaked six-page summary that I commented on in late January. The proposal has some elements that will appeal to free market fiscal conservatives. Others, not so much.
February 1, 2018 1:32 PM
Beleaguered ridesourcing giant Uber has been criticized for a wide variety of sins, both real and imagined. But their biggest sin yet may be what they apparently want to do to the public in the future: force everybody to use Uber’s service by outlawing private automobiles.
January 29, 2018 5:45 PM
Congress should free the hand of airports to finance improvements with user fees rather than relying on federal tax revenue.
January 26, 2018 12:13 PM
Despite the Trump administration’s misguided call for additional federal spending on infrastructure, there are some bright spots for free marketers in the administration's plan.
January 25, 2018 1:32 PM
Supporters of free trade ought to pressure Congress to repeal executive authority to unilaterally impose protectionist trade sanctions.
January 22, 2018 11:48 AM
Three seats currently sit empty on the Surface Transportation Board (STB) and the White House should move quickly to nominate cautious and judicious rail experts to bring the STB closer to full capacity.
January 9, 2018 7:43 AM
Congress should encourage safety regulators to more rapidly adopt modern standards developed by private professional organizations.
December 21, 2017 10:06 AM
Drones, or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), have become increasingly useful to pretty much everyone. No longer just the stuff of modern warfare, UAS are increasingly used in real estate, agriculture, infrastructure inspection, and search and rescue, to name just a few of their current civilian applications. Consumers are also buying drones for...