"Designs only get better if you honestly reexamine completed projects for lessons learned and to see how they fared in the wild, and retain staff as they gain experience. CDOT doesn't appear to be doing either lately.
"Several of the projects were good proposals, but the presentation really glossed over the finance aspect with the simple statement "The County Board of Commissioners can create a robust revenue stream to fund the construction of these new train…"
"Several of their ideas were improvements to existing services. The South Lakefront Service is basically a fancy name for upgrading the Metra Electric, ART is basically a fancy name for speeding up Pace routes, and the various El modernization…"
"Personally it annoys me that whining on Twitter has become the only way to get a response from a lot of organizations. I'd hate to see more resources shifted from responding to traditional inquires and requests to responding to everyone's…"
"I wonder how different the forces really are. This would be an easy thing for any of the labs that test car seats to test, but I don't know if any have. Then the next and harder to answer question would be is that difference harmful.
"I've never done it completely solo, but I've done it with small groups using the Register's support trucks that are included with your wrist band. When I lived in Iowa I'd ride single days when the ride passed close to where…"
"I've used similar, but less stylish, eyeglass mirrors. The mirror area is so small that you can't see much one. I typically adjusted mine to show from about 7:00-8:00. I wish that they were made with convex instead of flat mirrors so that…"
"I'm not trying to feed you some PC line, I'm just telling you that majority of people go about their day without being crime victims. I would hate for someone to miss out on all that Chicago has to offer because of fear. I'm going to…"
"My point was that no place is immune from crime and many areas of Chicago are very safe. I know it's unusual (and way to few data points to draw any useful conclusions from), but I truly have been a victim of more crime in Iowa than in Chicago.…"
"It's not the age, it's the milage that matters, so the time in the shop shouldn't be an issue. If they're worn to the point that there are holes, then it's time for new tires. When you change your tubes line the valve stem…"
Hey Cameron! I actually got word this morning that they found us a host family. Yeah! They're pretty close to the campgrounds actually. I'd love to meet up that evening or somewhere along the way for some good ol fashioned chainlink fun. Thanks again for looking into it for us. Cheers!
Hey, for the IL beach SP ride, would you mind if myself and Brittany were to share a site with you and liz? we have a 2 (and 3) person tent of our own. I wasnt sure how this all worked so I put our names down on the spread sheet but that can easily be changed.