- From Minimum wage to Inflation, Deflation, Gold Standard and the welfare state that is not just welfare.
- a GREAT 24 hours…..
- Mocha & The Frozen Mocha @ a coffee shop!
- Traditional Neighborhoods (New Orleans Style?)
- Hurricane prepared-ness (Sheltering in place, and 3 types of go kits for either evacuating from or riding out a disaster)
Category Archives: The road
An interesting 24 hours….. I ride out Esplanade — Get ready to park, but wait for a biker to pass. She turns around after I park … to make sure I’m parking? On the return trip, two bikers are riding … Continue reading
HI, you mentioned that you were planning to bike in NOLA. It is an interesting city, and biking allows you to take it in. It is a fairly flat city. While elevation changes, you don’t notice it, and the biggest … Continue reading
Amtrak — Ticket Refund / Replacement Policy and inability to account for tickets is a breach of National Security, and poor customer service
I have an issue with the ticket and replacement policy. I purchased a round trip ticket on Amtrak. I went to the station for my trip and I was told that I could not separate my tickets… “both had to … Continue reading
Biking (and a bit on driving) in NOLA update June 2011 — Routes from areas of town-including Earhart, Magazine, Lafitte, and Jeff Davis .
I live pretty far Uptown. Just past Tulane University, but also pretty central. I live so far up that cutting across the center of the circle/wheel/crescent is quicker than other ways. St. Charles and Magazine are always slow routes due … Continue reading
NOLA public transport June 3 edition (Part 3 of 5 Uptown — Connecting St. Charles to Canal/Mid-City — #32 Leonidas/#11 Magazine/#39 Tulane/#27 Louisiana #16 Claiborneplus affecting #91 Esplanade & Jet’s E3, and affecting service to City park & Cemeteries )
Ok, I think that there is a better way to both serve the far uptown area, and better connect Uptown to Mid-City. First, what is the point of the #32 Leonidas bus? Second, we NEED a St. Charles (end) <—> … Continue reading
NOLA public transport June 3 edition (Part 2 of 5 Uptown with a bike to Chalmette and mention of Kenner loop)
This is a continuation of my story of how clueless the NOLA RTA phone operators are. Back in May I called the ride line saying I wanted to know when the next two busses close to Tulane university with a … Continue reading
NOLA Public transport (part 1 of 5 — RTA Call takers; non-staggered schedule; biking Across or through the crescent)
Ok, my car died in April, and I’ve been taking public transportation a bit more. Here is some things I’ve found out. Biking further out in the wheel/circle is not much longer than inside. I mean riding down magazine or … Continue reading
One final thing: I lost my keys on the bus. I fretted and worried all day trying to figure out where I left them. I disrupted several people’s day trying to figure it out. Do yourself a favor. Make us … Continue reading
I just came out of the transportation committee today. I didn’t make a comment, but many of my issues seem to be addressed. Perhaps not my individual issues, and I think I may submit my ideas directly to the people … Continue reading