Transportation

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Comment on Dockless Bike and Scooter Share 2020 Terms and Conditions
Nick Zaiac

Testimony from:
Nicholas Zaiac, Transportation and Infrastructure Policy Fellow, R Street Institute
Comment on Dockless Bike and Scooter Share 2020 Terms and Conditions (T&C) 2020
October 7,…

The Case for a U.S. Digital Single Market and Why Federal Preemption Is Key
Nick Zaiac

From Information Technology & Innovation Foundation:

Nick Zaiac, “Barriers to Innovation and Automation in Railway Regulation” (R Street, June 2019), accessed September 16,…

, Catalyst
Zoning for the Future of Automotive Fueling
Nick Zaiac

This week, news broke that, for the first time in America, a gas station has chosen to go all-electric. The country and the world gasped. “How was this not a thing already,” snarked one…

, Fox & Hounds
Who should regulate fuel delivery? California bureaucracy stunts shift away from gas stations
Nick Zaiac

As long as we’ve had automobiles, entrepreneurs have been running gas stations where people can fill their tanks. And as long as gas stations have been around, Californians have been dealing with…

Request for Comments Concerning Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Nick Zaiac

Dear Administrator Martinez:

On behalf of TechFreedom and the R Street Institute, we respectfully submit these comments in response to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s request for…

Request for Comments Concerning National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Nick Zaiac

Dear Executive Director Danielson:

On behalf of TechFreedom and the R Street Institute, we respectfully submit these comments in response to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT)…

, American Spectator
California’s War on Cars
Steven Greenhut

On a trip back from the rugged Mendocino coast, we were fortunate enough to reach California State Route 37, which meanders along the north side of San Pablo Bay from Marin County to the Interstate…

, Fox&Hounds
Impact of Scooters on Environment Still in Question
Nick Zaiac

From Fox&Hounds:
Dockless scooters’ potential to reduce this problem has also been hailed by a Wall Street Journal columnist, a former Cato Institute researcher and urban planners in…

, Richmond Times-Dispatch
Editorial: Investments in our infrastructure
Philip Wallach & Nick Zaiac

From Richmond Times-Dispatch:

Layers and layers of approval often are necessary to get projects off the ground.

A Softening Economy Could Benefit from Rail Transportation Automation
Nick Zaiac

Rail has been a hot topic in Washington this summer. In both the House and Senate, we’ve seen discussion on topics ranging from Amtrak delays to shipping concerns, and this week the Senate is…