America’s downtowns were on a roll. Starting to revive in the 1980s and ’90s after years of decline, they had grown to become regional engines again: destinations for entertainment, residential neighborhoods in their own right, and homes to growth in business sectors as industries like technology startups began to cluster there. Some downtowns were downright … Read more The Cloud over the Future of America’s Downtowns
Speeding No matter how long you’ve been driving, there’s a good chance you tend to speed every now and then. Even going 5 miles-per-hour over the limit is against the law. Curious about speed limits around the country? The National Motorists Association has this guide for every state. Not Stopping Stop means stop—as in a … Read more 10 Traffic Rules Everyone Forgets
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Changing the coronavirus timeline, the state’s COVID-19 response team confirms to 13 Action News there are earlier cases than the first one reported in Nevada. That official first case is in March, but 13 Chief Investigator Darcy Spears reported this week, some people are convinced they had it as early as … Read more Earlier coronavirus cases confirmed in Nevada after 13 investigation
The ultimate lesson of James J. Hill and his Great Northern Railroad is that the “winners” government picks today are the “losers” of tomorrow. . . . A famous saying, especially prescient in times like this, is “those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Last month, Congress mortgaged the nation’s … Read more Railroad History Suggests Federal Bailouts Could Spell Doom for Airlines
Traveling is an excellent way to realize the insight in the idiom “penny wise and pound foolish.” You get what you pay for—but you also get a lot that you don’t pay for. Over time, and as my parents’ income increased, my family learned that it is usually worth it to spend a little bit … Read more Road Trips!