Articles by Robert W. Poole

Everyone, Outta the Pool

Carpooling is a flop. Despite the expenditure of billions of tax dollars to add carpool lanes to congested freeways over the past two decades, carpooling declined from 13.4% of work trips in 1990 to 11.2% in 2000, according to the... Read More

Fixing Airport Security: 21st-Century Strategies for 21st-Century Threats

The recent terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center have forced us to rethink the issue of airport security. It's become quite clear that the present system is not adequate to the task. In the past few... Read More

How to Relieve Those Air Traffic Delays

Something is wrong in our skies, and you don`t have to be a gold-level frequent flyer to know it. This year is setting new records for airline delays, but the problem has been growing for a long time. Between 1995... Read More

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