The Hazards of Increased Fuel Standards
Politics

The Hazards of Increased Fuel Standards

Attempts to increase fuel efficiency could end up being a greater burden than benefit for the majority of car owners. A major policy objective for the Obama administration is increased fuel efficiency, and in the past five years, several ambitious regulations have been approved which require that car manufactures produce vehicles with greater fuel efficiency. An American … Continue reading

Airline Prices are “Fly-High” in the United States… Why Not in Europe?
Regulation / U.S. Domestic Policy

Airline Prices are “Fly-High” in the United States… Why Not in Europe?

I wanted to visit my significant other, who is studying abroad at the University of Limerick, in Ireland. Not to my surprise, my flight research came to a screeching halt when I saw the digits perpetuating across the computer screen, making me wonder if the amount was a phone number, or the ticket price—and I … Continue reading

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Electric Cars Are Saving the Environment…But Killing the Roads

Yesterday I attended a briefing on MAP-21, a bill addressing the issues facing the federally funded highway system put on by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), Independent Institute and Reason Foundation.  The hot topic of the briefing was the gas tax, which according to Randal O’Toole and Gabriel Roth, bigwigs of the Cato Institute and … Continue reading