December 22, 2004 


Extreme Commuting

The Freeway: A recent USA Today story highlighted the growing phenomenon of "extreme commuters" - those who commute 2 hours or more each way on a regular basis. I suppose if it happened once a week for a very good... [read on...]

Posted at 05:15 PM | Please feel free to comment (1)
Category:
Society

 December 21, 2004 


Amtrak Guest Rewards Redemption System

Chicago: I was quite pleased to notice the other day that I had enough Amtrak points for a free trip to Chicago. So, the night before my trip, I logged onto the Amtrak website and went through the process to... [read on...]

Posted at 04:46 PM | Please feel free to comment (3)
Category:
Transit

 December 20, 2004 


The Golden Gate Bridge Bike Maze

San Francisco: More complaints about the biking system on the Golden Gate Bridge - On weekends, when bikes ride on the West side, the majority come from the presido and have to do an elaborate round-about route to get to... [read on...]

Posted at 07:47 AM
Category:
Cycling

 December 04, 2004 


Golden Gate Bridge Weekday Cycling Rules

San Francisco: The Golden Gate Bridge has some peculiar cycling rules. On weekends, when leisure traffic is heavy, Bikes are restricted to the West side of the bridge, while pedestrians (most of them camera toting tourists) are restricted to... [read on...]

Posted at 03:05 AM
Category:
Cycling