Alex Goldmark

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The growing influence of low-cost "curbside" bus service

Aug 1, 2011
A new study shows that intra-city bus lines like BoltBus and Megabus are stealing passengers from Amtrak and even airlines.

Millennials need a lesson in good etiquette

Jul 15, 2011
Millennials may be able to pick up the latest technology in a snap and make an art of multitasking, but they're often lacking manners.

Social spending meets market discipline

May 23, 2011
U.S. federal, state and city governments are moving toward testing a British idea for social programs: pay only if they achieve desired results.

Business travelers use fewer short-hop flights

Mar 29, 2011
The number of short-air routes has declined 25 percent in the last five years because of high fuel prices and less business travel.

Dollar store inflation

Jul 18, 2006
Today, the government reported that producer prices rose last month, but there are some stores that can't pass cost increases onto consumers — because it's part of their name. Right? Alex Goldmark reports.