Infrastructure

NASA’s Artemis Accords Boost Commercial Space Activity

NASA’s Artemis Accords Boost Commercial Space Activity

Bilateral agreements renew debate over private exploitation of outer space resources.

Forty Years After Surface Freight Deregulation

Forty Years After Surface Freight Deregulation

The regulatory reforms of the railroad and trucking industries are models for evidence-based, bipartisan policymaking.

How Land Use Reform Led to More Housing in Houston

How Land Use Reform Led to More Housing in Houston

Scholars show that reducing minimum lot sizes unleashed a small housing boom in Texas’s largest city.

Zombie Laws Haunt the Energy Market

Zombie Laws Haunt the Energy Market

Scholar argues that energy regulations that once protected consumers now block renewable energy companies.

Stress-Testing Solar Policy

Stress-Testing Solar Policy

U.S. policymakers struggle to keep pace with surging solar markets.

Networks Owners Rise to the Occasion Even in a Pandemic

Networks Owners Rise to the Occasion Even in a Pandemic

Private telecom and transport networks have delivered socially valuable outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Putting the Brakes on Federal Transportation Regulation

Putting the Brakes on Federal Transportation Regulation

Policy experts argue that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s regulatory role should be reduced.

The Continued Grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX

The Continued Grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX

The grounding of the 737 MAX has revealed potential issues in the FAA’s aircraft certification process.

Procedure to Protect Philadelphia

Procedure to Protect Philadelphia

More Philadelphia historic properties could be revitalized with reduced red tape.

Regulating Commercial Space Activity

Regulating Commercial Space Activity

Scholars address possible strategies to regulate an emerging commercial space industry.

Deregulating Rail Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

Deregulating Rail Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

Proposed rule aims to make it easier to ship liquefied natural gas by rail.

Planning for the Return of Supersonic Commercial Aviation

Planning for the Return of Supersonic Commercial Aviation

The FAA is proposing updates to a rule governing supersonic aircraft testing.