Tag: Amtrak
Federal Agency Blames Diversity, Ignores Cause of Deadly 2017 Amtrak Derailment

As this case confirms, the NTSB is basically a historian of accidents and contributes little if anything to public safety.

Gabriel Roth Debunks Government Transit Subsidies

With President Obama’s new proposal for a massive, new federal plan for $53 billion in pork subsidies for high-speed rail, Independent Institute Research Fellow Gabriel Roth recently participated in a forum on public transit sponsored by the Mobility Choice Coalition. At the event, Bill Lind, director of the Center for Public Transportation affiliated with...
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These Projects Are Shovel-Ready, All Right

I’ve been a little too busy to read the 647-page “stimulus” bill the House just approved and the Senate is set to consider. So, for the moment, I must rely on what others, such as the Wall Street Journal, are reporting about this $825 billion statute. Given the gargantuan amount of money being appropriated...
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