Removing Virginia’s Barriers to Ridesharing
07/06/2014 | News |
You can do a lot from your cellphone these days — but if you’re in Virginia, don’t bother trying to schedule your ride home with one. While ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft are shaking up transportation options in other states, they’ve been put up on blocks in the commonwealth owing to outdated laws that stifle innovation and discourage competition.
Last month, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles served Uber and Lyft with cease-and-desist...Continued »
McAuliffe Brings Washington-Style Unilateral Executive Action to Virginia
06/20/2014 | News |
Outrageous. There’s no other word for Governor McAuliffe’s press conference today, in which he announced his intention to govern independently of the General Assembly, in contravention of the fundamental principle of the separation of power.
The Governor is free to negotiate with the General Assembly, to disagree with the General Assembly, even to lambaste the General Assembly. What he is not free to do is ignore the General Assembly. Under our constitution,...Continued »
How the Unions Strike Gold on the Silver Line
04/18/2014 | News |
Last week, the contractor for the first phase of the Silver Line Metro extension certified that Phase One was complete. The Silver Line will eventually take riders deep into Loudoun County, beyond Washington Dulles International Airport.
What is painfully apparent to those who live in Northern Virginia, but may be missed by those in the rest of the commonwealth, is that the project is already seven months behind schedule despite the fact that this is the second...Continued »