Robert W. Poole Jr., an MIT-trained engineer, is co-founder and director of transportation policy at Reason Foundation, where he has advised numerous federal and state transportation agencies. He is the author of Rethinking America's Highways (University of Chicago Press).
Latest from Robert Poole
It's time to remove this vital function from the government budget.
Should we try to make the existing system better-or should we try to launch a new one?
Forty years after the Civil Aeronautics Board was abolished, look how far we've come.
After almost 50 years, Reason's fight for air traffic control reform might finally pay off
Dozens of countries have modernized successfully.
Machan was one of the libertarian community's most prolific writers and thinkers.
The Reason Foundation's director of transportation policy testified before Congress.
The president's plan would actually give states more control, tap the private sector's capital, and move the country closer to the Tea Party's user-pays principles.
Aviation disasters make headlines. The Federal Aviation Administration doesn't. This indictment cites case after case to prove FAA responsibility for major crashes. With airline deregulation leading to a surge in air traffic, replacement of the FAA is imperative, and this article shows how it can be done.
Responses to common arguments against toll lanes
They have the last word on their work schedule, including the notorious 2-2-1.
The story behind Saturday's mid-air collision
The nation's mayors have presented a revealing wish list to Washington.
Airport traffic fixed