Flashback: Jump Raven, A Forgotten 1994 Video Game, Predicts 2021.

Battling techno-nazis in the climate change-flooded streets of New York City in this largely forgotten 1994 video game, and remembering the glory days of 90’s optimism and shareware.

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MDHHS and LIHEAP: We’ll Pay For Fossil Fuels. Weatherization, Not So Much.

At an MPSC workgroup meeting this morning on Energy Waste Reduction specifically for the low to moderate income (LMI) market

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Google Maps Needs To Do A Better Job Showing Pedestrian Infrastructure.

Cars take center stage on Google Maps, even when you’re not looking for a driving route. It raises some interesting questions about how maps depict nonmotorized transportation infrastructure.

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MDOT: “Making VMT Reduction A Mobility Goal Is Punitive, Combative, And Might Hurt People’s Feelings”

Representatives of Michigan’s Department of Transportation have, at two recent public meetings, firmly pushed back on the proposal that the agency must tie a reduction in vehicle miles traveled (VMT) to funding considerations for new projects– using a dubious rationale.

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Libert-e-bikes: Marketing Mobility As Freedom

Michael Robertson, who founded a peer platform of the ill-fated Napster in 1997, once referred to cars as “liberty machines.” It’s a dominant belief among many car owners. Are eBike companies challenging that assumption in their marketing material?

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Better Utility Regulation: How We Can Get Out Of This Mess

Too much regulation restricts innovation. But too little regulation does the same, and this is what we see in the crumbling infrastructure of Michigan, where regulators are asleep at the wheel in the name of a “business-friendly regulatory” environment that, as it turns out, is neither terribly regulatory nor terribly business-friendly.

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“Why Invest In Our Citizenry When We Could Blow It All On The Police State?” Asks Shrinking Midwestern City Increasingly No One Cares About

The City of St. Louis, whose population just in the 2020 census dipped below 300,000 for the first time since

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Greener Streets, Safer Streets: Less Flooding Through Better Transportation Infrastructure

In the aftermath of a catastrophic flooding event a few weeks ago, Detroiters cleaned out their basements of water-damaged and

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