“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.” Julius Caesar (I, ii, 140-141) In the conclusion of a series on the growing gap between the rich and the rest of us in the US, economist Joseph Stiglitz lays out the case that this is the result of […]
With all the press running around Brazil looking for something to write about other than Suarez’ biting habit, Sam Borden of the NY Times stumbled upon an Open Street in Såo Paolo.
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Going by the unfortunate acronym of THUD, the Senate “Transportation and Housing and Urban Development” legislation brings us more of the same old thinking that typified the previous transportation funding bills such as SAFETEA-LU and numerous stopgap funding measures of the past few years. It seems that the Congress has abandoned the idea that a […]
“You have not fully expressed your power as a voter until you have a scientific literacy in topics that matter for future political issues. This requires a level, a base level of science literacy that I don’t think we have achieved yet.”–NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON
Portland’s citywide commute share for bikes is above 6%, putting it in the top rank of cycling cities in the US.
In new information released by the US Census, the impact of good quality (and quantity) of bicycle facilities on commute choice shows up with some census tracts with over 20% of commuters using bicycles… See the map
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