Tolls used to keep traffic moving are also the most fair to low income residents. Continue reading Dynamic tolls on highways the fairest of them all
Tag Archives: Automobile
Move into the fast lane
The U.S. has pioneered dynamic pricing of highway toll lanes. Continue reading Move into the fast lane
Wednesday, Nov. 5: “We’ve been impressed by your recent columns on auto insurance in the Post,” the insurance industry’s public affairs rep tells me over the phone. “Would you be willing to go to Fredericton next week and offer your views at a luncheon?” Thus began my adventure into the zany workings of lawmaking in New Brunswick.
Pay-per-minute auto insurance
Pay-per-minute automobile insurance — a new approach that a major U.S. insurance company has tested in the Texas market — is a hit with consumers. On average, the hundreds of Houston-area drivers who signed up are saving 25%, and some — those who don’t drive much, or who are insuring a lightly driven second or third car — are saving up to 50% over what they had been paying for traditional automobile insurance.
Coming soon to a subway near you: Part 1
The 20th century has been ruled by the automobile; the future belongs to urban transit. Continue reading Coming soon to a subway near you: Part 1