It’s that time of the year again when the headlines hitting the news are full of hyperbole and dubious practicality generated from the annual paean to the newest technology, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The transportation industry was not spared from the CES headlines with debuts of walking cars and flying cabs.
The Triangle region of North Carolina where I live recently learned that we struck out on two coveted high-tech campuses: a huge Apple campus (Austin was the eventual winner) and Amazon’s 2nd headquarters (HQ2) that went to NYC and Northern Virginia. Amazon’s charade of a selection process for HQ2 highlighted just how focused government leaders are to the promise of jobs for … Read More
On November 27, hundreds of neon green bikes and orange bikes descended on downtown Durham. Within hours, the green LimeBikes and orange Spin bikes had migrated towards Ninth Street. A couple days later, my kids made it a game to spot the bright bikes, prompting my 9 year-old daughter to ask existential questions like why Spin bikes weren’t called OrangeBike.
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