In recent months, we’ve seen the efforts of Greenlight Pinellas bringing forth more and more supporters who want better transit for Pinellas County. However, we’re also seeing that other municipalities have been reluctant to move forward with transit expansion plans, fearing that past attempts may come back to haunt them, or that fiscal conservatives may greatly sway public opinion in going against more transit options, because they would cost taxpayers too much and put them on the hook should plans for transit expansion go down the tubes. 640 more words
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Here’s a classic from the Great Lakes Museum’s photographic collection to celebrate the launching of our clickHistory Great Lakes blogsite.
This hand coloured photograph captures the excitement of the launching of the first 80 seater passenger ferry built by Alf Jahnsen and Leo Royan for brothers Wylie and Wellesly Gregory. 24 more words
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Google workers who live in the East Bay can now make the commute to the company’s Silicon Valley campus by sea. 176 more words
Boblo Island resident Mike Girard came well prepared for his open air boat ride home in -15 C weather Tuesday afternoon.
Perched on the edge of the bench seat in the small aluminum air boat, Girard readied himself for the three minute ride home. 1,286 more words
Phil Bronstein, executive chairman at Center for Investigative Reporting, discusses the impact of tech companies on San Francisco’s public infrastructure and housing costs in the nearby area on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”