Category Archives: Transportation

Homelessness & Transit Budget Waste?

Excellent article from California Globe. An excerpt. “Many cities in the United States are experiencing an overwhelming increase in the number of homeless people occupying the streets, leading many citizens to take action. Recently, in lower Manhattan, residents were so … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness, Transportation

Electric Vehicles, Big Changes Pending

They are big and widespread as more knowledge about them grows, but still pending, as this article from New Geography explains. An excerpt. “For years the EV’s owners have benefitted from Federal subsidies (financed by the working class) and have … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Technology, Transportation

Public Transportation Service?

This great article from New Geography explains why it is questionable. An excerpt. “In our system of government, the public sector is, well, supposed to serve the public. But increasingly the bureaucracies at the state and local level increasingly seek … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Transportation

Dark Side of Green Technology

There are often unintended consequences of environmentalism and this article from New Geography explores a couple of them surrounding the production of electric vehicle batteries. An excerpt. “The hype these days is to stop using those dirty fossil fuel driven … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Technology, Transportation

Public Transit by Fiat?

That appears to be the sentiment of some of its leadership, as this story from New Geography reports. An excerpt. “Bus ridership in Los Angeles is plummeting, says the Wall Street Journal, but LA Metro CEO Phil Washington thinks he … Continue reading

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Public Transportation in L.A.

Its leadership—strategy ideas emboldened in excerpt— feels that it’s good for you so you better get behind it (and I would, sadly, suspect this is a common feeling among public transit leadership) as noted in this article from the Wall … Continue reading

Posted in Transportation

Public Transit Use Drops Again

Not surprising considering all of the elements making it dangerous and unreliable. Story from New Geography, with a mention of Sacramento in the last paragraph of the post. An excerpt. “June 2019 transit ridership was 2.9 percent lower than in … Continue reading

Posted in Transportation