Infrastructure

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.

Can Limits on Airbnb Help Lower Long-term Rent?

Can Limits on Airbnb Help Lower Long-term Rent?

Scholar argues that Santa Monica’s regulation of Airbnb listings has not reduced long-term rental prices.

Fixing the Shortfall in Highway Infrastructure Funding

Fixing the Shortfall in Highway Infrastructure Funding

A recent report highlights funding gaps for infrastructure and potential fixes.

A Pilot for Air Travel Savings

A Pilot for Air Travel Savings

Scholar urges Congress to redefine common carriage to promote flight-sharing platforms in the United States.

U.S. Freight Customers Increasingly Taxed by Higher Rail Rates

U.S. Freight Customers Increasingly Taxed by Higher Rail Rates

Policymakers should promote competition to combat a rise in real rates paid by rail shippers since 2000.