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Speed Limits

Okay so here I go on speed limits.  As a teen, and early adult I hated them and generally ended up paying a lot of tickets and attorneys fees.   237 more words

Thalamus Of Thought

Mariners Urged to Slow down for Right Whales (Massachusetts, New Scotland, USA)

April 20th, 2015. PORTLAND, Maine — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is reminding recreational boaters to slow down for right whales or face substantial penalties. 149 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Intensities of Memory and Forgetting: Mark C. Taylor's Speed Limits

A few years before his death, the historian Tony Judt wrote, “The twentieth century is hardly behind us, but already its quarrels and its dogmas, its ideals and its fears are slipping into the obscurity of mis-memory.” In his last books Judt dealt frequently with mis-memory and forgetting in the years since the fall of the Soviet Union, reminding his readers of the consequences of our increasingly short-term historical memory.  1,378 more words

Religion

Cyclists and speed limit laws

Debate is swirling in Minneapolis about the 10 mile per hour speed limit on bike trails in and around the Twin Cities. Yesterday the city’s park commission debated… 543 more words

How other cities handle speeding as Toronto prepares for debate

A proposal that would make it easier to lower the speed limit on residential streets in Toronto is about to be considered by city council. As the city gets set to debate how fast is too fast, Metro looks at how other municipalities around the world are putting the brakes – or not – on speed limits. 179 more words

Toronto

SANBAG's Poor Design Leaves Pedestrians Scrambling for Alternatives

A couple months ago, SANBAG announced the completion of the Hunts Lane grade separation project and had a little shindig to celebrate. At that time, I commented that the project is a net benefit for pedestrian access in the area. 491 more words

Infrastructure

"what is important is not the real value"

Just as mortgages are bundled and sold as bonds, so works of art are bundled and sold as shares of a hedge fund. In other words, rather than owning an individual work of art, or several works of art, an investor owns an undivided interest in a group of artworks. 135 more words

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