Archive for the ‘Transportation’ Category

Commentary: Amtrak Illustrates Inefficiency Of Publicly Funded Transportation

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

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

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

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.

Guest Commentary: America’s Energy Future Depends on Oil and Natural Gas

Guest Commentary: America’s Energy Future Depends on Oil and Natural Gas
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Don Briggs: We can overcome many of our economic woes simply by allowing American oil and gas businesses to flourish.