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A Look Back: How SF Bay Bridge Spiraled to Over $6.5 Billion ($13 Billion with Interest?)

As Steve Heminger, the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission announced his retirement for next year, it’s important to look at one of the largest transportation related boondoggles in the United States over the last 3-5 decades. There is an excellent Oct. 13, 2015 citylab article entitled: From $250…

Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS)

    Trump supporters love to use the “Trump Derangement Syndrome” to explain why so many in the mainstream media and people on social media are quick to attack Donald Trump. It is used to show that they are not logical and are overly emotional. Many on social media have…

AIDS/LifeCycle 2019

The marketing effort for the 2019 AIDS/LifeCycle 545 mile SF to LA ride is starting this month. There are local rides at all times throughout the year including some more relaxing leisure rides during the summer. These are good rides to get to know others and talk to past, current…

Page Mill/280 Bike Lanes Delayed Two Years

Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Director Shiloh Ballard wrote on July 3 that the group is “not interested” in figuring out who is responsible for a two-year (and counting) delay in fixing lethal hazards that killed 52-year-old Palo Alto resident Jeff Donnelly at the Page Mill Road and Highway 280 interchange.…

Centrist Democrats Move to Block Ocasio-Cortez from Congress

While incumbent Democrat Joe Crowley conceded graciously to progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her June 26 primary election victory, and insists he is no longer running for re-election in Congress, Crowley’s name remains on the ballot under the New York Working Families Party (WFP) and the congressman is now receiving…

Trump Says He Misspoke at Summit – He Meant the Opposite of What He Said

Today at the White House, President Trump said that he thought he said at the Summit with Putin “I don’t see any reason why it wouldn’t be Russia” when asked about the “meddling.”  The president also insisted that he had “full faith and support for America’s intelligence agencies”. “I said the…