5 Blog Posts From the Public Private Partnership Tag


Microtransit Costs too Much Per Passenger

Microtransit Costs too Much Per Passenger

So much hype over transportation disruption right now that sometimes it is hard to see the road with all the bikes and scooters laying around or even to understand if a disruption is viable and efficient. Microtransit, similar to ridesharing but supposedly cheaper, is one such disruption that use to be known as Dial-a-Ride. In […]

Can the Proverbial Pothole Problem be Disrupted?: NMA E-Newsletter #493

Can the Proverbial Pothole Problem be Disrupted?: NMA E-Newsletter #493

Nothing worse than hitting a pothole you can’t avoid on the road. Not only is it jarring and disruptive to your driving but it can also damage your car. AAA reports that American drivers pay an estimated $3 billion per year to repair cars damaged by potholes. AAA Manager of Technical Services Michael Calkins said […]

Is an Infrastructure Apocalypse on the Horizon?

Is an Infrastructure Apocalypse on the Horizon?

The US’s aging Infrastructure seems to be falling apart but what is worse is no one knows how to fund infrastructure. How much more can motorists pay before they can no longer pay any more? Motorists already pay a state and federal gas tax. Motorists already pay special wheel taxes or additional vehicle registration fees. […]

No More Toll Roads

No More Toll Roads

The National Motorist Association does not support toll roads or user fees intended to limit or ration the use of public roads. Not only are tolls an inefficient and backwards approach to providing funding for transportation, they foster corruption and political patronage. When states rely on tolls to build and maintain one stretch of highway, […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: May 8, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: May 8, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –NM:Brushing edge of lane not illegal– –NC I-77 declared constitutional– –IA cities lose speed cam appeal– Friday, May 5, 2017 New Mexico Court: Brushing The Edge Of A Lane Is Not Illegal Briefly touching the painted yellow lines on a road while passing slow-moving traffic is not a crime that […]