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Secondhand Hypocrisy

Incompetent sleuths
Trying to divine
Universal truths –
From out of your
Modern-day, crystal ball:
Hypnotized, from the flickering
Of your television set.
Coughing and scoffing… 50 more words

Poetry

Traffic Accidents and Structural Power

Re-reading the colonial judge Maurice Collis’ memoirs, Trials in Burma (1938), got me thinking about the history of traffic accidents. The final case that he discusses—the case that marked the beginning of the end to his career in the colony—hints at how traffic accidents could be understood as an expression of white privilege. 494 more words

Ramblings

New Road Project Will Help Minimize Traffic Jams With Real-Time Updates

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — How many times have you found out moments after you pass the last exit that there’s an accident between you and the next chance you can get off the road. 307 more words

News

MnDOT Alerts Traffic Congestion Growing In Metro Area

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that traffic congestion is on the rise in the Twin Cities.

According to MnDOT, the amount of congested freeways grew to 21.1 percent in 2014, compared to 19.9 percent in 2013. 79 more words

News

May Day Bank Holiday ............. Day 63 of 100

Today is a Bank Holiday ….. it used to be known as May Bank Holiday …… perhaps it still is …..

Anyway, its a holiday ….and the weather looks like this …. 303 more words

Traffic Blues

The southern suburbs of Navi Mumbai are connected to Mumbai through a narrow 6-lane bridge from Vashi to Mankhurd, one that barely handles the vehicular bandwidth when everything is smooth. 32 more words

Ramblings And/or Musings

Car-less in Atlanta (You Can Get There From Here, Can't You?)

Even the title sounds like something out of a fairy tale.  Everyone knows that our sprawling metropolis necessitates the unnervingly permanent purchase of an automobile.  Oh, Atlanta!   1,151 more words