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Clear mind = Perfect Sight

The old trees, green grass and wildlife were definitely a great photo op. This Mountain road was a great place to just not think for once, it was actually very relaxing and it helped me take a great pic. 

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It's been too long....

Hasn’t it?  Lots of things have been going on and I owe you.  In this post, I’d like to catch up and share what I see from various Amtrak train windows.  57 more words

Melabee M Miller

Study reveals public misperceptions about local transportation issues

Aging roads and bridges, increased traffic and persistently constrained revenues put local road systems in peril, but the public is largely unaware of the pressures facing their communities, a Minnesota Local Road Research Board study has found. 336 more words

Featured

A confluence of roads near Vandalia

The bonanza of abandoned old pavement along the Illinois National Road dries up just before Montrose, a little town just east of Effingham. Thence west, US 40 almost entirely follows the same alignment of the road from when Illinois paved it in concrete in the 1920s. 310 more words

Road Trips

Connecticut Officials Dispute White House Report About Deteriorating Roads

WATERBURY, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut state transportation officials have disputed a report from the White House that claims public works in the state are in dire condition. 208 more words

News

Prop S Primer: JeffCo Road Tax Renewal

The following item, Proposition S, will appear on Jefferson County ballots at the August 5 primary:

Shall the County of Jefferson amend the Road Improvement Sales Tax adopted by voters on April 1, 1986, by renewing this current countywide sales tax at the rate of one-half of one percent (1/2 of 1%) for a period of fifteen (15) years from the expiration of the current tax for the purpose of capital improvements to the publicly maintained roads of both the unincorporated and incorporated areas of Jefferson County based upon a population and mileage formula?

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Elections

Face-off in Sikkim!

I have been off regular blogging for the last couple of weeks, courtesy a brief vacation we took to “get away from it all.”
However, I have managed to “re-blog” some wonderful posts from the Reader, thanks to the hugely erratic mobile Internet connection in the remote areas where we decided to “get lost”.  327 more words

The Write Effect