Air Traffic Control

Air Traffic Control: Remote Towers

Momentum is building for air traffic control (ATC) reform.

Privatization, Innovation, and Exports

Congress should privatize federally-owned businesses such as Amtrak, the postal service, and the air traffic control system.

Trump Pursues Air Traffic Control Reform

The Trump administration will highlight its infrastructure agenda this week.

Trump's Infrastructure Plan

Greater reliance on user fees, federal loans rather than grants, and corporatization are three keys to the Trump administration’s infrastructure initiative released as a part of its 2018 budget.

Privatize the FAA

The federal budget sequester is interfering with the air traffic control (ATC) system and snarling up air traffic. As usual, politicians are pointing fingers of blame at everybody but themselves. But politicians are the ones who have strapped the ATC system to the chaotic federal budget. And they’re the ones who have insisted on running ATC as a bureaucracy, rather than freeing it to become the high-tech private business that it should be.

Air Traffic Control Screwups

The Washington Post today describes the latest near-miss disaster at National Airport, apparently the result of screw-ups by our government-run air traffic control (ATC) system. The Post notes that this near-accident is one of many troubling incidents in recent years:

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