Friday, March 5, 2021
Lamont's Transportation Budget Plan Doesn't Add Up
The Governor’s proposed biennial budget for transportation just doesn’t add up. Thanks to reduced rail ridership he’s projecting cost savi...
Friday, February 19, 2021
Anyone who follows this column knows I’m a “train guy”. I’ve always been a supporter of mass transit and continue to be. But sometimes I w...
Saturday, February 6, 2021
Construction Costs for Transportation
Why is transportation construction so expensive in our area? What kind of honor was it when New York City recently surpassed Zurich (one of...
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Northeast Maglev Is Coming
Imagine going from New York City to Washington DC in one hour… not by plane, but by maglev. By comparison, today the same trip from the L...
Saturday, January 9, 2021
Commuters Are Not Coming Back After COVID
I have one prediction for the new year and you’re not going to like it. After we all get vaccinated and things ‘return to normal’, regular...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
There Is No Free Pony
Early in our parenting my wife and I taught our daughter about the difference between wanting something and needing something. She might wa...
Sunday, December 13, 2020
When Just In Time Isn't
Notice anything missing on your store shelves? Maybe paper products or your favorite canned soup? Given that the pandemic has been raging ...
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