Research & Commentary

Mythbusting HART, Part 2

Last week we took a look at the HART website where it took issue with our estimate that the surcharge was costing us all an average of $200 per person annually.  Today we take a look at another vexing question:  With all this money coming in to fund the train, how...

It’s Fun to Argue, But Gee Whiz!

One of the great things about being a citizen of the United States is freedom of speech, which partly means the freedom to argue about government policy.  Many of us have to one extent or another become like lawyers, arguing one side of the case or the other, heedless...

Mythbusting HART, Part 1

With all of the recent discussion about HART and the Honolulu rail project, there have been quite a few assertions that people have been playing fast and loose with facts.  Some of the statements made by the Foundation have been part of this discussion, so we will...