Faith-based governing

A recent news release sounded like transportation officials had joined a 12-step program. “All Vision Zero cities acknowlege …” it declared. That article landed in my inbox shortly after I belatedly read Gabrielle Glaser’s award-winning article “The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous.” AA is one of the biggest faith-based programs out there. Have you been ordered […]

Can Uber survive?

Can Uber survive?

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future weekly feature: For last two weeks, Uber has been in hot water from nearly every quadrant.  As outlined in a June 25, 2017 Car of the Future blog post Is the Party Over for Uber? I asked a similar question about company survival since the founder Travis Kalanick had […]

Do me a favor, die in a fire

Seventy-five years ago this week a fire in a Boston nightclub killed 492 people. In 1943 the National Fire Protection Association published a report on the disaster. The NFPA did not call for sweeping new laws. “We cannot believe, however, that this disaster is chargeable to any deficiency in the law.” The real problem was […]

Funding Infrastructure in Rural America—a Snapshot of Three States: NMA E-Newsletter #463

Funding Infrastructure in Rural America—a Snapshot of Three States: NMA E-Newsletter #463

Whenever the media reports on infrastructure, much of the time the discussion centers on urban cores and highways. Small towns and rural roads are often left out of the discussion but related infrastructure needs can be just as critical. Securing adequate funding for road and bridge maintenance requires the active involvement and cooperation of rural, […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for November 24, 2017

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for November 24, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Uber Hack exposed 57M customers/drivers and Uber covered it UP— –TX fight heats up over road funding— –NAFTA still at an impasse— –All BMWi3 models recalled due to overall safety for small women— –New Orleans needs to pay back $23M to motorists for RLC tickets– Click on the color […]