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December 2017

We can only affect 1% of the choices presented each day

As we head into the New Year, we are supposed to think about where we are going and where we have been. Is it a time for optimism or pessimism?  Everything we read today is filled with horror – I … Continue reading

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Uber, Lyft and Congestion

Uber and Lyft are supposed to have cut traffic congestion by taking cars off the road. Right? If you think about it, if I take Uber my car is off the road and then the Uber driver picks up someone … Continue reading

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Merry…..

This time of year is about food, parties and gifts, but it’s also about the wonder in children’s eyes, the smiles on their faces, the magic that fills churches and temples. It’s a time of fellowship, of friendly conversations over … Continue reading

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Danish Firm Designs Floating Parking

What I don’t know about engineering is a lot. So when I read about the floating parking garage, all I could think was “that could never work.” I feel similarly when I see skyscrapers going up, ships being built in … Continue reading

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City Reconsiders Using Parking Meters After Thefts

I shouldn’t be surprised to hear about people stealing parking meters, but it’s always a jolt. The thought that someone can make off with a fixed object is mind boggling. In reality, the idea that parking meters are fixed objects … Continue reading

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Evanston, Wyo. Parking Fines Double as Revenue Decreases

City installs credit-card capable meters. Fewer tickets are issued. Revenue goes down. Parking fines double. This is the scenario in Evanston, Wyoming, reports chicagotribune.com. To make up for revenue lost at parking meters, Evanston officials recently voted unanimously to increase … Continue reading

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