All transportation subsidies are NOT the same

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Leave a Comment

FROM MY BLOG: A common argument for High Speed Rail (indeed ALL passenger rail) taxpayer subsidies is the childish excuse that “everybody’s doing it.” All transit is subsidized, so why not rail? There are two glaring problems with this lame reasoning: 1. All transportation is NOT necessarily subsidized. User fees more than cover the federal cost of roads. 2. The …