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The perfect market town? (revisited)

A couple of days ago I wrote a blog about the kind of place I wanted to live – the market town of my imagination. I didn’t go for some chocolate-box idyll but rather sketched a vibrant, happy town. 1,226 more words

Review

Hawaii County breaks ground on Kapiolani Street extension

On Hawaii Island, ground was broke Thursday on a $13.62 million extension of Kapiolani Street that will help ease traffic congestion and improve access to the University of Hawaii at Hilo. 68 more words

News

Benjamin Dachis: The costs of congestion

The following is an excerpt from a C.D. Howe Institute report entitled “Tackling Traffic: The Economic Cost of Congestion in Metro Vancouver.”

Voters in Metro Vancouver will soon decide whether to approve a transportation and transit plan financed with a region-wide 0.5 percentage point increase in the provincial sales tax. 303 more words

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Hedonia II

As I had stated to you on the previous post, A desire to be happy instantly is most people wanted. A desire to be rich, riding a nice car, having high-end lifestyle, well it’s kind of hedonist. 552 more words

Musings

Why are Citizens Against More Housing But Not Traffic Congestion?

There is a very strong movement against Housing Growth and where to place mandated housing in Cupertino fueled in part because of traffic congestion around their neighborhoods and schools.  745 more words

Considerations

Cupertino General Plan - There is no Mobility Element!

The General Plan has as its foundation the Community Vision 2040 which is a guiding set of documents intended to assure that the General Plan remains balanced and contains the various key elements of this Vision.  419 more words

Considerations

Texas Bill Would Allow Motorcyclists To Lane Split

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DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – One of the latest proposals by some Texas lawmakers to help alleviate traffic congestion is to legalize lane splitting. 218 more words

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