John Semmens worked for the Arizona Department of Transportation (AzDOT) for 32 years. He has authored over 300 articles on transportation issues and was a contributing author to the award-winning book Street Smart: Competition, Entrepreneurship, and the Future of Roads, published by the Independent Institute. He is currently available for transportation consulting work. Send him mail.
Ludwig von Mises: "If one wants to study the reasons for Europes backwardness, it would be necessary to examine the manifold laws and regulations that prevented in Europe the establishment of an equivalent of the American drug store and crippled the evolution of chain stores, department stores, super markets and kindred outfits." - Planning for Freedom