77 Blog Posts From the James Baxter Tag


EVOLUTION

EVOLUTION

The automobile has gone from being an eccentric hobby to a necessity of life—to a???? Technological innovations like the internal combustion engine, electric starter, hydraulic brakes, power steering, radial tires, fuel injection, and electronic ignition have transformed the automobile from a quirky, unreliable toy to an appliance-like device accessible and usable by almost all elements […]

How to Organize a Local Protest Group

How to Organize a Local Protest Group

Protest groups get started because someone becomes irate about something that they feel like they can change if they gather others just as irate together to form a group.  Protesting an outcome or a law is easy for the passionate but sometimes passion has a short fuse and if you have put together a protest […]

NMA Reboot: Sacrificing Sound Public Policy for Revenue and Control

This weekly post features recent news stories that highlight and update themes previously covered throughout NMA E-Newsletters and Alerts. Editor’s Note: Officials in Ann Arbor, Michigan, are balking at proposed legislation to compel them to set speed limits based on established traffic engineering principles (the 85th percentile speed). Officials fear the change would result in […]

NMA Reboot: Proper Speed Limits Encourage Compliance. Who Knew?

This weekly post features recent news stories that highlight and update themes previously covered throughout NMA E-Newsletters and Alerts. The Columbus Dispatch recently reported that Ohio state troopers have been issuing fewer speeding tickets on interstates since the speed limit went up to 70 mph in 2013. The reporter speculated on why this is happening […]

NMA Reboot: Camera Company Front Groups Still Stirring Up Trouble

This weekly post features recent news stories that highlight and update themes previously covered throughout NMA E-Newsletters and Alerts. Editor’s Note: The red-light camera companies will do almost anything to protect their interests. When community opposition develops against red-light camera programs, usually in the form of ballot initiatives, the camera companies set up their own […]