Thursday, January 30, 2014

State of our climate: Obama can't have it both ways

Oil Change : "The simple truth is that promoting All of the Above energy policy (nee “Drill, Baby, Drill”) is the latest form of climate denial. You simply cannot  believe the science of climate change and promote expanded fossil fuel extraction at the same time."

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Mayoral candidate calls for #freetransit for seniors in DC

Bid for DC Mayor | The Nation: "Shallal’s vision also includes free public transportation for seniors, marijuana decriminalization, and a living wage standard. He proposed easing the property tax burden for elderly residents to help them keep their homes. He’d like the city to make more micro-grants available to small businesses to spur development. He’s said the city should encourage small-scale, local projects—community centers, arts collaboratives, start-up incubators—rather than big ticket items like sports stadiums."

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Sunday, January 5, 2014

One third of Baltimore households have no car

Sunrise Shuttle Takes Early Morning Riders to Work - Government - Eldersburg, MD Patch: " In a city with an unemployment rate above 10 percent and a third of households without a car, transportation stands as one of the biggest barriers between Baltimore’s job seekers and a growing concentration of jobs in the suburbs that require low or modest skills."

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