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Need A Ride Home In An Emergency? A DVRPC Program Can Help

By Jim Melwert

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you shy away from carpooling or taking public transit because you worry how you’d get home in case of an emergency, a program from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission might be able to help. 215 more words


Making Parking Scarce and Expensive ....

….is the best way to encourage people to walk, take transit and ride bicycles. Thank you, Matthew, for your speaking into what many of us also believe. 480 more words

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San Francisco’s Other Vintage Rides: From Castro to the Wharf

Aside from its world famous fleet of cable cars, San Francisco operates another fleet of historic transportation vehicles – streetcars from all over the world. These vintage streetcars make the round trip primarily from the Castro District along Market Street to The Embarcadero and up to Fisherman’s Wharf and back. 325 more words

Mailing it in

Like a lot of commuters, I get the $130 federal commuter “benefit”, allowing me to have that huge sum of money taken out pre-tax to help buy my nearly $400 monthly train pass.   398 more words


Four trains, the greek and the middle of nowhere

“You ever heard of Preston Hollow?”


“Not a surprise. It is the middle of nowhere.”

And so began a rather friendly 30 minute conversation with a gray haired Brooklyn man with the greek accent aboard an Amtrak… 916 more words

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Watch Out! Bad Mood!

Blog, I am in such a bad mood. I feel like a crabby baby. In T-minus 30 minutes I have to leave for my second job of the day and interact with… 688 more words