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New Orleans To Refund $28 Million in Red Light Camera Revenue
Transportation

New Orleans To Refund $28 Million in Red Light Camera Revenue

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For years, The Pelican Institute has been warning citizens in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and elsewhere about red light traffic cameras and how they may not be what they seem. They may not be as safe as previously thought, they may not be constitutional, they were ripe for corruption, […]

Commentary: Amtrak Illustrates Inefficiency Of Publicly Funded Transportation
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Commentary: Amtrak Illustrates Inefficiency Of Publicly Funded Transportation

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No viable enterprise would hope to operate at a profit with the extremely inefficient procedures currently used by Amtrak.

The Growing Natural Gas Economy
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The Growing Natural Gas Economy

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Louisiana’s natural gas has given the state an economic advantage over its neighbors, but the implementation of a thriving natural gas economy is still in its infancy.

Commentary: Obama High Speed Rail Plan Officially DOA
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Commentary: Obama High Speed Rail Plan Officially DOA

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Once the initial government subsidies end, states would be left to pay for the mammoth costs of a higher-speed version of the failing Amtrak model.

Transportation Scholar Refutes Case for N.O.-B.R. High-Speed Rail
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Transportation Scholar Refutes Case for N.O.-B.R. High-Speed Rail

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The debate over whether to build a high-speed rail line spanning 80 miles between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is heating up.