Boosting Rail Competition
To ease inflation and supply chain issues, regulators should allow reciprocal switching among railroad networks.
The Biden Administration’s Rail Regulation Efforts Make Little Sense
The Biden Administration should discard a recent proposal to impose reciprocal switching on U.S. railroads.
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.
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.
Putting the Brakes on Crude Oil Train Regulation
Experts say rescission of brake regulation could create serious safety risks.
Washington Must Act on Much Needed Improvements to Freight Rail Policies
Rail industry’s complaints about recent Surface Transportation Board proposals are misplaced.