2024-05-29 7:24 PM

The Peak Oil Crisis: Seize the Moment

Earlier this week the Obama administration, now the effective owner of the U.S. automobile industry, put Detroit on notice that it has 30-60 days to come up with a believable plan to “restructure” itself or it goes into bankruptcy.

The Peak Oil Crisis: The Stimulus

As the economy spirals deeper and deeper into an economic morass, Washington’s attention this week is focused on the $900 billion economic stimulus package that is making its way through the Congress.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Bailouts & Shortages

We are witnessing one of the most eventful weeks in modern history. Stocks and oil prices plunged on Monday and bounced on Tuesday; credit markets seem to be freezing; the Congress remains in gridlock as members watch the approaching elections fearful of what could happen to their incumbency.

Gas Prices Make Road Trips Tough for Bands


When the price of fuel started its monumental climb a few months ago, The Influence, a Virginia Beach-based band, started looking for alternative ways to travel. Their solution: a tour bus converted to run on waste vegetable oil.

Editorial: GOP ‘Pride in Doing Nothing’

As the City of Falls Church’s representative to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), City Council David Snyder delivered a scathing indictment against the House Republicans in Richmond who killed efforts last week at finding a funding solution to permit sorely-needed transportation infrastructure improvements and development in Northern Virginia. He accused them of harboring a […]

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

Do or die for transportation? By the time you read this, Virginia’s 2008 Special Session may have ended. If so, you can skip the next couple of paragraphs.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

It was a striking admission, in the State of the Union address, from America’s oilman-in-chief. It may have been a long time coming, but Republicans and Democrats alike applauded President Bush for telling the unvarnished truth about a country that has just 3% of the world’s oil reserves but uses nearly a quarter of the […]