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Just Say No

This all would be so funny if it didn’t hurt so many folks. No, not the fact that the city of Newark (and surrounds) is subsidizing the financial avarice of the Longaberger name. 788 more words

Critical Analysis

Natural disasters, remote-control wars, public transit to a car show...

Not much time to blog today — I have my real job to attend to, but I just saw the headline and read the first several paragraphs about an earthquake in Nepal that has killed some 700 people (UPDATE: Now on Sunday the count is more than 2,200). 731 more words

"I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

We’re in the home-stretch, ISEPTAPHILLYers.

If you don’t know what that means, it’s the no-man’s land that occurs after the winter, when we’re desperate for summer heat but still have to slog through some chilly, rainy days. 292 more words

Iseptaphilly

These Dreams #1 - I Don't Speak German

I’m a light sleeper. Always have been and I guess I always will be. I’m talking so light that a fly could wake me up. From another room. 924 more words

Montreal

Ontario’s spending $31.5 billion on transit – here’s how

WATCH ABOVE: Ontario looking to maximize value from government-owned assets in 2015 budget

TORONTO – The Ontario government announced a $2.6 billion boost to public transit funding over the next decade on Thursday for projects like enhanced GO Transit service and various light rail transit plans, bringing the total amount the government is spending to $31.5 billion. 518 more words

Money

New video highlights how U of M transportation research makes a difference

CTS aired a new video—”How does University of Minnesota research make a difference?”—at our Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on April 6.

The video highlights a variety of U of M research initiatives from 2014-2015. 41 more words

Transportation Research

Drought and "Social Engineering"

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“Social engineering.” I hear this term a lot. It’s used by people to describe any policy they don’t like. Most recently it came up in a radio interview about water conservation here in California. 980 more words

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