Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

  • Opportunity Cost Tradeoffs Pothole Cost

    What We Sacrifice for Pothole Patches

    Mar 16, 14 • 348 Views • No Comments

    With 150,000 more potholes than last year and $12 for each temporary patch, Chicago has spent close to $3 million on pothole repair and the end is not in sight. NYC was at a record breaking 113,131 on February 20. Sort of like the perfect storm, lots of...  [read more]

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    Traffic and the Economy

    Oct 6, 10 • 188 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes policies for economic growth can be found in the most surprising places. Seeing a new paper on peak hour travel started me thinking about the amount of time we spend commuting. And commuting took me to economic growth. If you have to commute,...  [read more]