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Infrastructure

Infrastructure has been the buzzword the past several years. Our highways and interstates need fixing, bridges are rated unsafe, the electrical grids are subject to attack, climate change is causing major flooding of our waterways. The only transportation system that is working well ...
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Vehicular Traffic

 As the Federal Government cuts back on funds for the states it is up to the states to take care of their own roads. Colorado has two ballot proposals to deal with additional funding for highways and roads. One want to add ...
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Transportation is Changing

Reading about the changes with the Air Traffic Control system, the new Amtrak Acela rail service, the expanding e-cars, and numerous options with e-bikes and e-scooters it appears that transportation is changing as fast as our communication systems. Cities are ...
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Transportation Still Important

The Corona Virus has pretty much eclipsed the news but transportation issues still surface from time to time.  The Boeing 737 MAX is expected to be back in production in June.  Amtrak is getting more Acela high speed trains.  Currently ...
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Bicycling

Bicycles have been around for a long time.  In the last 5 or 6 years they are widely used in cities as an alternative to the automobile.  Bicycles take up less space, produce no pollution, and help keep people fit. ...
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The Vanishing Sedan

Comments regarding Ford Motor Company eliminating all but two sedans.  I am aware that the purpose of today’s corporations is to maximize profits.  Does that mean that they stop supplying needs of their clients?  People buy in response to what ...
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