Entries by Alex Muresianu

Commuter Benefits Programs in the United States

As Pioneer Institute staff wrote recently, late in 2018, the MBTA introduced a rebranding of its corporate benefits program, called “Perq.” The new benefit program for businesses and commuters features a new website, fare cards, and additional information for workers and employers to sign up for the benefit program. The program allows commuting workers to […]

Rising Infrastructure Costs Hinder Transportation Investment

A few weeks ago, California governor Gavin Newsom decided to scale back California’s plan for building high-speed rail. As Washington Post columnist Megan McArdle wrote at the time, one of the reasons why the progressive governor had to cave on this infrastructure project was ballooning costs. As McArdle notes, the high speed rail project was […]