Transportation

Publications

, The American Spectator
Planning for Congestion
Steven Greenhut

It’s been nearly 20 years since former Gov. Gray Davis stood in suburban eastern Los Angeles County at the opening ceremony for a six-mile stretch of the Foothill Freeway, where he declared that…

, SiriusXM
Radio: Dr. Ashley Nunes on the Future of Driverless Cars
Ashley Nunes

From SiriusXM:

Dr. Ashley Nunes is Project Director of Competition Policy for R. Street. He joined Julie Mason to discuss his piece at R Street “Will autonomous vehicles ever get out of the…

Summer vacation will make you demand competition and freer markets
Marc Hyden

With COVID-19 seemingly in retreat, around half of Americans are considering summer vacations, and 15 percent or so hope to go abroad. After spending over a year under some form of pandemic…

, Business Insider
Will autonomous vehicles ever get out of the garage?
Ashley Nunes

Lyft’s quest for driverless cars is over. The company recently announced the sale of its self-driving unit to auto giant Toyota. The move isn’t surprising. Despite hefty investment, Lyft’s…

, Washington Examiner
Ron DeSantis and Florida are going head-to-head with the cruise ship industry and the CDC
Ashley Nunes

From Washington Examiner:

“DeSantis and the cruise industry may seem like they are at odds, but in reality, they need one another. Floridians need jobs, and cruise operators who have been…

, Carbon Brief
Johnson must push G7 to pay billions more in climate aid, say experts
Ashley Nunes

From Carbon Brief:

The Financial Times carries a comment piece by Ashley Nunes – a research fellow at Harvard Law School and director for competition policy at the R Street Institute – arguing…

, Financial Times
The Biden administration shouldn’t ignore hybrid cars
Ashley Nunes

It pays to own a car. Research suggests earnings rise when an auto sits in the driveway. But car ownership also comes at a price. Transportation is a leading cause of greenhouse gases and the bulk of…

, USA Today
Electric cars aren’t the climate-change answer Joe Biden is selling you
Ashley Nunes

America is going green. Recently, President Joe Biden unveiled plans to accelerate the transition toward electric cars. The move — neatly packaged as the American Jobs Plan — is being sold as…

, Plug in America
Open Letter by Public Interest Organizations in Favor of Direct EV Sales and Service
Ashley Nunes

From Plug in America:

National Supporters: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) CALSTART Consumer Federation of America Consumers for Auto…

Radio: Jonathan Bydlak Joins Mornings with Bilal April 7
Jonathan Bydlak

From CanadaTalks SiriusXM 167:

Jonathan Bydlak (Director of the Governance Program & also director of the Fiscal and Budget Policy at the R Street Institute) joined Bilal Vakani on…