Tag: Transportation

Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go?

Politicians have their own ideals and plans for how America should be run. And it may not sound like they’re talking about money when they are campaigning, but the whole Democrat versus Republican thing is really about where American tax dollars should be going. So, before you dive in on either side, it might be …

Elon Musk’s Basic Economics

Elon Musk’s Basic Economics

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Why Uber Is A Scam – Math Explains

Why Uber Is A Scam – Math Explains

okay so I was looking at this graph that was put on Ruby’s website today and I thought it looked too good to be true how amazing that uber drivers make more money than any other type of transportation driver but I knew from my own experiences as a rider that uber didn’t cost that …

The Rise of 20-Hour Long Flights

The Rise of 20-Hour Long Flights

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your website for 10% at squarespace.com/Wendover. 17 years ago, an aviation frontier was broken. Just before noon on March 1, 2001 a Continental Airlines 777 lifted off from frosty Newark Airport across the river from New York City. It tracked north over the US, then Canada, then …

The NFL’s Logistics Problem

The NFL’s Logistics Problem

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2014 CITT Town Hall Meeting

2014 CITT Town Hall Meeting

>>GOOD EVENING, EVERYONE. YEAH. [ APPLAUSE ] REALIZED WE STILL HAVE SOME PEOPLE TRICKLING IN, BUT WE WANTED TO GET STARTED. AND WHAT WE HAVE FOR YOU TONIGHT, WHICH IS AN EXCITING PROGRAM. MY NAME IS TOM O’BRIEN. I’M THE INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND TRANSPORTATION HERE AT CALIFORNIA STATE …