Coming Soon to a Chicago near you As a public sector employee, I have always had an (mostly good) opinion, a kinship, a warm feeling for people that do something for the common good. These two, totally hit that feeling out of the park! Loved the presentation and hope that they collect enough to make the project come true. More power to the common good! Thanks to my friend Mark Noronha out in the...
Sow dragon’s teeth, reap dragons A story...
Under Reporting Public Transportation's Benefits
Kaid Befield, Sustainable Communities Director at Natural Resources Defense Council (Earth’s Best Defense) has a brilliant blog-post about public-transportation’s many benefits to society. Except that it under-counts public transportation’s benefits. Benfield has used American Public Transportation Association data, from a few years ago, to come up with some of the numbers....
Department of Kewl 4: The Taylor Aerocar 1954 The amazing thing about these Kewl posts is that they describe a time of almost unlimited optimism and belief. Even the craziest idea had takers…makers. Where, o where, has that naive belief in making something work, just because we think its a good idea and should work, gone? One of these - one of five ever produced - is on sale.