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Taxi-sharing as region’s transit answer

(February 10, 2014) Lawrence Solomon’s call for an overhaul of how taxicabs are licenced could apply to Windsor-Essex, reports Continue reading

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Harvey M. Sheldon: Candidates Disappoint on Science and Climate

(September 9, 2011) In this post by the American Thinker website, Harvey M. Sheldon shares his opinion on the concerns over man-made global warming. Continue reading

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Manipulating the youth vote

(April 29, 2011) Watch what celebrities and ordinary people have to say about the importance of voting. Continue reading

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A video on how congestion pricing works in practice

(March 21, 2011) StreetsBlog is currently running a ten part documentary series entitled Moving Beyond the Automobile. Below is their segment on congestion pricing, which demonstrates the benefits of pricing roads in just over five minutes. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Ford’s blow for film freedom

(February 10, 2011) Urban Renaissance Institute Executive Director Lawrence Solomon describe’s Mayor Ford’s intervention to save a local film screening from being shut down by bureaucrats. Continue reading

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