To Protect Taxpayers, Block Unnecessary Rail Regulation

Opinion | David Williams
This Jan. 4, 2012 photo shows a Union Pacific train as it goes through a tunnel along the Columbia Gorge, near Corbett, Ore. Union Pacific said Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, its fourth-quarter profit jumped 24 percent as the nation's largest freight railroad increased prices and hauled more cargo. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Regulators should consider rules that foster private investment in necessary infrastructure.