Op-Eds

Nov. 25, 2018 - Maglev Doable - Baltimore Sun

The Northeast Corridor of the U.S. desperately needs new transportation infrastructure that is capable of handling the steadily increasingly passenger flow up and down the I-95 Corridor. Maglev is fast, safe, low maintenance, financially sustainable and enables the high-capacity throughput necessary to accommodate present and future generations of travelers.

March 2009 - Maglev Leadership? - Engineering News Record

The importance of advocacy for new technology, especially if that new technology requires new infrastructure.

July 2004 - Levitate Our Transit Thinking - Seattle Times

Once again, making the point of how maintenance costs get ignored during the government procurement process, in spite of superior operational performance of maglev.

June 2004 - Maglev Could Put U.S. Transit Back On Track - Los Angeles Times

Making the point of how maintenance costs get ignored during the government procurement process, in spite of superior operational performance of maglev.

May 2004 - Maglev To Dulles Airport - Washington Post

There could have been something so much faster, smoother, more reliable and less costly than extending the reach of the relatively slow, mechanically intensive subway system, but politics trumps innovation every time in Washington, DC. The new, mostly above ground Silver Line will end up being more maintenance "baggage" for the beleaguered Metro system.