Category Archives: Toll roads

Lawrence Solomon: Bicycles kill. How urban cycling policies made city streets more lethal

Giving bicycles a bigger share of the road has backfired on vehicle safety. Continue reading

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Interview with Lawrence Solomon on cycling

“So you used to be a bicycle advocate going back to the eighties …” Mark Towhey discusses Solomon’s controversial cycling article and his view that bicycles have become a harm instead of the benefit that they should be. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: How cities made a huge mistake in promoting cycling

Cycling lanes consume more space than they free up, add to pollution and drain the public purse. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: How city politicians are helping Amazon destroy your favourite local retailers

(April 21, 2017) Brick-and-mortar stores are falling by the thousands, but don’t blame Amazon — it’s municipalities that are wielding the wrecking ball. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Big Brother takes the wheel

(October 17, 2013) ‘Smart roads’ would take the task of driving out of the hands of human drivers. Continue reading

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Smart roads are making new mass transit and expressways obsolete

(September 5, 2013) Satellite technology tracks traffic along all routes, changing rates on the fly. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Move into the fast lane

(December 7, 2012) The U.S. has pioneered dynamic pricing of highway toll lanes. Continue reading

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