Transportation

Publications

, Washington Examiner
Shell sets its sights on deploying 500,000 electronic vehicle chargers by 2025
Ashley Nunes

From Washington Examiner:

It is not uncommon for new high-growth, venture capital-driven industries to take an “expand market now, work out profits later” approach. Right now, the best guesses…

Radio: Ashley Nunes Joins Matt Gurney
Ashley Nunes

From Canada Talks SiriusXM 167:

Ashley Nunes (Director, Competition Policy at the R Street Institute) joined Matt Gurney on Mornings to discuss “Ottawa wants airlines to give us refunds. Ten…

, Troy Media
Why smart utility meters are a particularly smart idea right now
Michael P. Kagan

From Troy Media:

Smart meters boast a myriad of benefits for consumers, according to a recent paper by the R Street Institute, based in Washington, D.C.

One potential benefit is lowering the…

, The Globe and Mail
Ottawa wants airlines to give us refunds. Ten months after Air Canada cancelled my flight, I can’t even get my voucher
Ashley Nunes

Canadian airlines are set for a windfall. Sort of. Ottawa is teeing up a bailout package – one that could see carriers receive millions in taxpayer cash. They could certainly use it. The…

, Casper Star Tribune
Jefferies: Through sensible policy, railroads help Wyoming move forward
Nick Zaiac

From Casper Star Tribune:

“Locally, they’ve proven to be the state’s lifeblood, granting miners and ranchers alike access to distant markets without the need for the public to maintain…

, Global Railway Review
A bright future for U.S. rail freight
Nick Zaiac

From Global Railway Review:

“The U.S. rail industry and the multi-billion-dollar infrastructure it supports is well positioned to capture the benefits of new technologies that will automate…

, The American Spectator
Newsom’s Car-Ban Publicity Stunt
Steven Greenhut

California Gov. Gavin Newsom, apparently still intoxicated by his unchecked coronavirus-created power of edict, grabbed national headlines last month with a show-stopping executive order that…

Railroad Regulation Update: Mixed News for Rail Innovation
Nick Zaiac

As the nation winds its way through a pandemic in an election year, it’s easy to forget that policy discussions of months and years past continue to chug along. Yes, you do indeed see what I did…

Comments of the R Street Institute Before the Railroad Commission of Texas
Devin Hartman & Josiah Neeley

IN RE: MOTION FOR COMMISSION CALLED HEARING ON THE VERIFIED COMPLAINT OF PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES U.S.A. INC. AND PARSLEY ENERGY INC. TO DETERMINE REASONABLE MARKET DEMAND FOR OIL IN THE STATE OF…

, Poynter
How the coronavirus pandemic caused oil prices to drop below zero for the first time in history
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Poynter:

The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research used the phrase “taxation by citation” to describe local governments’ increasing dependence on traffic fines as a revenue source…