February 22, 2005 


BART Excursion Fares

San Francisco: I just got ripped off big time. I was late to catch a train to Berkeley so I ran down into a BART station only to find out that the next train wasn't for 20 more minutes, so... [read on...]

Posted at 06:42 PM | Please feel free to comment (1)
Category:
Transit

 February 21, 2005 


Ripoff ATMs...

The Bank: This has nothing to do with sustainability, but sometimes I have to vent. I typically take $120 out when I visit ATMs that are not owned by my bank. The reason is that it minimizes the loss I... [read on...]

Posted at 07:33 AM
Category:
Wildcard

 February 18, 2005 


Golden Gate Bridge Bicycle and Walking Toll

San Francsico: I realize everyone's strapped for cash these days, but the latest proposal to charge bicyclists and pedestrians $1 to cross the Golden Gate Bridge is just plain obnoxious. Every effort should be made to encourage more commuting by... [read on...]

Posted at 09:32 AM
Category:
Cycling

 February 16, 2005 


SF Bag Tax Exceptions

San Francisco The city has recently proposed a 17 cent tax on plastic grocery bags. This is a brilliant idea, which has been proven effective elsewhere - most famously in Ireland where plastic bag consumption has been reduced by 90%... [read on...]

Posted at 09:21 PM
Category:
Environment

 February 09, 2005 


Avoiding Hybrids May Cost US Jobs

Detroit: I'm still baffled why US manufacturers continue to be lax on hybrid vehicles and other alternatives to the traditional gasoline engine. Is it laziness? Stuborness? Do they just not care? Is it a matter of bad government incentives? Well,... [read on...]

Posted at 06:13 PM
Category:
Cars