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How Stimulus Spending Ruined Buffalo — Lessons for Honolulu

by Panos Prevedouros Recently Steven Manlanga of the Manhattan Institute authored “How Stimulus Spending Ruined Buffalo” in the Wall Street Journal. It describes that stimulus was the vehicle for ruining Buffalo, New York and at the core of this stimulus was none other but a light rail system:

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Urban Rail and Terrorism

By Panos Prevedouros The recent article “For Transit Agencies, Terrorists Are Moving Targets” in the magazine of the New Jersey Transportation Planning Authority raises many critical issues relating to the security of urban rail systems.

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Public Apathy “Promotes” Boondoggles

Another H-3?  The Obama Effect on the Rail Vote by Panos Prevedouros PUBLIC APATHY. It is one of the major boosters of the ridiculous Honolulu rail, according to award winning journalist and author John Fund of the Wall Street Journal. He spoke about it yesterday at the 36th annual Business

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Volt, Prius, or CRX? Numbers Make the Choice Obvious.

The fully worded question is: How does the extended-range GM Volt Electric Vehicle compare with Toyota’s fourth generation hybrid Prius and Honda’s popular compact SUV the CRV? by Panos Prevedouros I was not inclined to immediately dismiss the GM Volt as an expensive failure, (e.g., Chevy Volt is Automotive Version

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Rail Construction Delays Will Take Decades to Counterbalance

An examination of the effects of the construction Honolulu’s rail. by Panos Prevedouros One thing that the public has not understood and the City has never explained or quantified is this: The impact of construction on daily traffic flow for 6 to 12 years. Let’s say that all attempts to

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How Stimulus Spending Ruined Buffalo — Lessons for Honolulu

by Panos Prevedouros Recently Steven Manlanga of the Manhattan Institute authored “How Stimulus Spending Ruined Buffalo” in the Wall Street Journal. It describes that stimulus was the vehicle for ruining Buffalo, New York and at the core of this stimulus was none other but a light rail system:

Read More →

Urban Rail and Terrorism

By Panos Prevedouros The recent article “For Transit Agencies, Terrorists Are Moving Targets” in the magazine of the New Jersey Transportation Planning Authority raises many critical issues relating to the security of urban rail systems.

Read More →

Public Apathy “Promotes” Boondoggles

Another H-3?  The Obama Effect on the Rail Vote by Panos Prevedouros PUBLIC APATHY. It is one of the major boosters of the ridiculous Honolulu rail, according to award winning journalist and author John Fund of the Wall Street Journal. He spoke about it yesterday at the 36th annual Business

Read More →

Volt, Prius, or CRX? Numbers Make the Choice Obvious.

The fully worded question is: How does the extended-range GM Volt Electric Vehicle compare with Toyota’s fourth generation hybrid Prius and Honda’s popular compact SUV the CRV? by Panos Prevedouros I was not inclined to immediately dismiss the GM Volt as an expensive failure, (e.g., Chevy Volt is Automotive Version

Read More →

Rail Construction Delays Will Take Decades to Counterbalance

An examination of the effects of the construction Honolulu’s rail. by Panos Prevedouros One thing that the public has not understood and the City has never explained or quantified is this: The impact of construction on daily traffic flow for 6 to 12 years. Let’s say that all attempts to

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