More autoAmerican anarchy

Being another update about everyday acts of anarchy in autoAmerica: Life is cheap in autoTexas. With 10 people a day…

The revolution is in peril

Now that “personal mobility” is getting to be a thing, the public safety implications of emerging personal transportation options like…

Sleepless in City Hall

Former Alachua County Manager Randy Reid typically ends his correspondence with “In Public Service.” Appropriate coming from a man who…

Hurricanes and asphalt

Donna put a palm tree in my room. No, not my sister Donna. Hurricane Donna.  That was in 1960. I…

Talking about real money

In retrospect, President Trump should have chosen his words more carefully. Who knew, right? That the man with the silver…

The Blue-Green Algae State

Remember that scene from “Jaws” when the police chief wanted to close the beaches and the mayor said no because…

Ron’s hot asphalt folly

It’s never too soon to start working on the legacy thing. I had rather hoped that Gov. Ron DeSantis would…

What a wonderful world

In retrospect, I blame IGY. Or rather Donald Fagen did. And who knew that my favorite jazz-rock fusion guy would…