Media Release - Improving Life from Telecommuting – October 6, 2009
Spurred by advances in information technology, especially the spread of broadband services, telecommuting is already the fastest growing mode of getting from home to work.
Transit Is No Solution for Global Warming – February 5, 2009
But a bit of reality is in order. Transit has its place and it is an important place. But for most people and most trips, there is simply no way that transit can compete in travel time or convenience. Worst of all, its high costs make significant expansion unaffordable and thus out of the question and hopeless with respect to any material role in achieving whatever GHG emission reduction objective is finally adopted.
Environmental Policy That Creates A Freeway of Benefits for Manitobans – October 4, 2008
The beneﬁts of upgrading Winnipeg’s Perimeter Highway to free-ﬂowing conditions by replacing the current signalized intersections with grade-separated interchanges include reducing vehicle emissions and travel times, increasing safety, reducing fuel consumption and increasing Winnipeg’s attractiveness as a potential central transportation hub.
Road To Hell Is Paved With Public Transit – May 30, 2008
Whether you seek to conserve energy or to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, your public policy decision here appears remarkably obvious. Get people off buses and get them into cars.
Technology Smashes the Tyranny of Distance – March 20, 2008
The “food-miles” campaign to discourage long distance food imports reflects a profound ignorance of food transport economics.
Manhattan Declaration on Climate Change – March 11, 2008
The Manhattan Declaration on Climate Change sprung out of a meeting of hundreds of scientists and climate experts from the International Conference on Climate Change, New York City, signed March 4th, 2008.
Power, Water and Roads Could Benefit from Smarter Pricing – March 5, 2008
Technology and smart pricing can enable us to overcome market failures in our current road, electrical and water supply infrastructure systems.
We'll never get to Kyoto by transit – March 13, 2007
The dream of big-city mayors that Ottawa foot the bill for mass transit is closer to reality. Trouble is, subsidies from afar won't make a dime's worth of difference. Other reforms will.
Applying "Systems Intelligence" to Transport – March 8, 2007
Part A of a three part written presentation to the Annual Land Transport Summit, 2007
10 “Smart Green” Ideas for Reducing Greenhouse Gases – December 4, 2006
Environmental improvement requires wealth creation, and governments can move towards a greener planet without restricting the human freedom necessary for economic growth.