Transportation



November 5, 2021 • Commentary

Propane Prices Hit the Gas, the Wallets

Propane is an odorless by-product of natural gas processing and petroleum refining, but soaring prices for the fuel are set to cause a big stink.

July 9, 2021 • Commentary

New Express Lanes to Ease Taxpayer Toll

Atlanta Braves’ fans still chuckle about Pascual Perez, who missed his start for the Braves after getting lost on Interstate 285. It was August 1982, and the 25-year-old drove around the 64-mile beltway […]

July 8, 2021 • Blog

Have Tolls, Will Travel

When it comes to transportation policy in Georgia, good – or at least, better – things often come to those who wait. A decade ago, regional T-SPLOST referendums were pitched […]

April 16, 2021 • Commentary

Tesla & Nikola: A 21st-Century Fairy Tale

Once upon a time monsters ruled the streets and highways of the world. They drank gasoline and diesel fuel, belched fire and spewed bad, bad chemicals and soot out of […]

February 26, 2021 • Commentary

Get on Board with Buses for Equitable Transit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says one of his top priorities is addressing inequities such as “transit deserts,” particularly in communities of

December 8, 2020 • Blog

Transportation Tuesday: December 8, 2020

Transportation Tuesday is the newest in a series of  Georgia Public Policy Foundation policy briefs. Others are Medical Monday’s Checking Up On Health and Tax and Spend Tuesday.  The Transportation Tuesday post of […]

October 27, 2020 • Blog

Transportation Tuesday: October 27, 2020

Transportation Tuesday is the newest in a series of  Georgia Public Policy Foundation policy briefs. Others are Medical Monday’s Checking Up On Health and Tax and Spend Tuesday. PPPs: An […]

October 1, 2020 • Press Release

Foundation Releases ‘Guide to The Issues 2020’

Atlanta – The Georgia Public Policy Foundation released its Guide to The Issues 2020 today, providing policy recommendations on 13 critical areas that state policymakers are expected to – and […]


July 17, 2020 • Commentary

Gwinnett’s Billion-Dollar Transit Boondoggle

Insanity is often described as doing the same thing over and over expecting different results. Consequently, if a specific result is desired, the best approach


February 28, 2020 • Commentary

A Tail-Chasing Regional Transportation Plan

Citing an anticipated 2.9 million more people moving into metro Atlanta by 2050, the Atlanta Regional Commission Board this week approved a $172.6 billion “fisc

February 14, 2020 • Commentary

Put the Brakes on High-Speed Rail in Georgia

Every few years, high-speed rail advocates arrive in Georgia and argue for high-speed rail. Supposedly, Atlanta and the state as a whole will not become a world