Whomever is elected president in November will face the challenge of meeting critical infrastructure needs with increasingly strained resources. While President Obama and Mitt Romney differ in their philosophical approaches to solving infrastructure and transportation problems, both have established track records of supporting needed public works projects and taking steps to encourage funding.
When we allow ourselves to think about our ideal versions of where we live or our most favored approaches to planning mainly in terms of "**I** want **them** to make this city more livable,” we can actually fragment the process itself [...} As individuals, we observe our cities and their systems and make choices about our level of involvement in bringing the change we want to see.
What Not To Do Or Say When Communicating With Individuals From Other Nations. This is a short, first-hand collection of experiences which have precipitated a few foot-from-mouth extractions, not to mention plenty of chortles, winces, and gulps.
Social networking provides a distribution channel for your recruiting message. For how long will the audience embrace the dopamine drip of perceived “connectedness” before it recognizes the constant stream of self-serving messages?
I have come to the conclusion that certain truisms are universal, economic context notwithstanding. I know when turnover is likely to happen in our business, and here I continue to share my insights with you.
When it comes public opinion regarding toll roads -- private or public -- cynical rejection often precedes thoughtful consideration of the facts. What is your opinion of this video, produced by reason.tv and hosted by Drew Carey? Do you think it is successful in presenting its pro-privatization, pro-toll point of view?