Interview with Economy Chosun on Trump Infrastructure Plan

A South Korean magazine, Economy Chosun, asked my opinion of the recent Trump plan.  Update: This has now appeared in print (in Korean). My answers (in English) below.  Questions    1.     What do you think about the US President Elect Donald Trump’s $1 Trillion 10-Year Infrastructure Plan? (Is it realistic? Much needed in consideration of the current […]

Could a Trump administration kill the Green Line extension? | Boston Globe

I was interviewed by Nicole Dungca at the Boston Globe who writes “Could a Trump administration kill the Green Line extension?”  (NOVEMBER 18, 2016). My quotes in context below: 1. Sanctuary Cities Somerville and Cambridge, both involved in the Green Line extension, are so-called “sanctuary cities,” which generally do not cooperate with immigration officials to detain undocumented immigrants. […]

On Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Brad Plumer at Vox interviewed me about “Trump’s plan to finance infrastructure by offering tax breaks to developers working on projects with revenue streams (like toll roads).” He wrote this article: Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan wouldn’t actually fix America’s infrastructure problems. David Levinson, a transportation analyst and professor at the University of Minnesota, brings up a number of other […]

The Transportist: April 2018

Welcome to the April 2018 issue of The Transportist, especially to our new readers. As always you can follow along at the blog or on Twitter. Thank you to all who purchased Elements of Access and Metropolitan Transport and Land Use in recent months. Copies are still available. Transportist Posts Why I am leaving TheFacebook. See you on the Internet Sydney University should get […]

The Transportist: March 2018

Welcome to the March 2018 issue of The Transportist, especially to our new readers. As always you can follow along at the blog or on Twitter. Thank you to all who purchased Elements of Access. Copies are still available. Book: Metropolitan Transport and Land Use As cities around the globe respond to rapid technological changes and political pressures, coordinated transport and land use […]

On the Second Amendment and the Right of Revolution

There are several reasons some people in the United States support the private ownership of guns. School shootings and the rest are unfortunate collateral damage of ensuring the principle of individual arms can be readily obtained. The Second Amendment confusingly says “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right […]