Friday, November 25, 2011

#occupywallstreet is working!

Sens. Udall, Bennet propose amendment to overturn Citizens United ruling | The Raw Story: "Democratic Sens. Tom Udall of New Mexico and Michael Bennet of Colorado introduced a constitutional amendment on Tuesday that would overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission"

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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Bipartisan agreement to continue the appalling waste of #autosprawl

(Photo (cc) by Flickr user scot63us)
Boehner to Unveil 5-Year Transpo Bill Thursday | Transportation Nation: "(Washington, D.C) House Republicans will unveil a five-year transportation and highway bill Thursday that matches Senate Democrats in highway funding levels, according to a member of Congress familiar with the bill."

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Railvolution Builds Communities One Tweet at a Time | Our Voices

Portland's streetcar continues to make the city a model for transportation planning. (photo by James Bruckbauer)
Railvolution Builds Communities One Tweet at a Time | Our Voices: "“Towns need to be transit-friendly to attract talent. It’s no longer an option.”
Those were the inspiring words spoken by Washington D.C.’s Mayor, Vincent Gray, at the Railvolution conference that I attended in the nation’s capitol last month. The conference helps advocates and planners have a better strategy for making their communities the most livable, transit-friendly places possible."

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Save money, lose weight, go #carfree

Car Lite | Corybantic: "On September 30th I logged into my insurance’s website and “garaged” my car. This was the incentive I needed. Since that day my car hasn’t moved. As of March 18th, I have lost 32 pounds and saved over $994."

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