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Where's the Gadgetbahn? 4 - 7 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 07 November 2011 18:44
Here are links to our late 2010 series on "Where's the Gadgetbahn?" parts 4, 5, 6, and 7 which weren't published.

Where's the Gadgetbahn 3

Where's the Gadgetbahn 4

Where's the Gadgetbahn 5

Where's the Gadgetbahn 6

Where's the Gadgetbahn 7
Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 November 2011 17:37
 
Where's the Gadgetbahn? - 1 & 2 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 07 November 2011 18:23
We're reissuing a link to last year's series on PRT skepticism.

First, we offer this: JAPAN: Where's the Gadgetbahn? - 1.

Then we offer this:

JAPAN: Where's the Gadgetbahn? - 2.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 November 2011 17:40
 
"Did you honestly expect them to print a correction?" PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 07 November 2011 17:58


Fairly long ago, we described a previous post, "On 'Structural Dishonesty'" (12 July 2008) on another blog.

We documented an instance when the National Review (... "Conservative commentary on American politics, news and culture" ...) could not bring itself to publish a dissenting letter, much less a correction, regarding a "talking point" - a false "talking point" - in one of its opinion pieces.

The description and summary drew this retort:

Did you honestly expect them to print a correction?

Well, no, of course not. To paraphrase a respected former work supervisor, we weren't born last weekend.

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Last Updated on Monday, 07 November 2011 18:09
 
Hong Kong: Congestion pricing versus reality PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 07 November 2011 18:05
Congestion pricing, or charging for road use during peak travel periods, is an idea advanced by economists to reduce traffic congestion.

We have long suspected that congestion pricing was an example of a theory that did not take adequate account of human behavior. The experience of Hong Kong tends to demonstrate this.

A pilot Electronic Road Pricing system was tested from July 1983 to March 1985 (Hau 1990). Results per se were positive - but public reaction was exactly the opposite.

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Republic of Korea High-Speed Rail Passenger Traffic Statistics - to 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 07 November 2011 00:00
We present annual passenger traffic statistics for high-speed railway lines in the Republic of Korea (KR, South Korea) in the table and figure below. This compilation extends from 2004, when South Korea opened its first dedicated high speed railway, to the most recent years for which data are available. Continue Reading
Last Updated on Monday, 07 November 2011 17:48
 
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