Here’s a positive sign that the tide is shifting in America toward more sustainable methods of transit. From the Chicago Tribune:
Reflecting the increasing strain of gridlocked traffic, a majority of Chicago-area residents think improving bus and train service is so important to the region that repairing and expanding expressways and toll roads should [...]
HOI News (WHOI, channel 19) has been looking at how well the City of Peoria meets handicap accessibility standards — specifically for those in wheelchairs. Reporter Jessica Wheeler actually tried getting around town in a wheelchair, and she found out it’s not easy.
They’ve aired a couple of reports called “Wheelchair Challenge” — [...]
WCBU is in their pledge drive this week (you can pledge on-line). Generally speaking, I hate pledge drives. Still, even with all the interruptions, I still think there is less time spent asking for money during a pledge drive than commercial stations spend in ad time every day, so I’m not complaining.
I do [...]