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Category Archives: Transportation

Masks can work—even if you’re the only one wearing them

Popular Science: “Mask mandates have almost entirely vanished across the United States, after a Florida judge voided a federal requirement to cover faces while in transit. Major airlines and Amtrak swiftly discarded their mask rules. States, meanwhile, had been shedding their mask regulations all spring. Now, no state has a public mask rule. Guam, the… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 16, 2022

Via LLRX –Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 16, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex… Continue Reading

Big electric trucks and SUVs are the new gas guzzlers

Quartz: “New lines of electric trucks and SUVs are hitting the roads. Automakers are marketing vehicles like Tesla’s Cybertruck, Ford’s F-150 Lightning, Rivian’s R1T pickup truck, and GMC’s Hummer EV to customers who prefer driving big vehicles, no matter their fuel efficiency. These new EVs promise drivers the same heavy-duty performance as a combustion engine… Continue Reading

CDC Mask Order Remains in Effect and CDC Realigns Travel Health Notice System

“Today, CDC is announcing two COVID-19 travel-related updates based on close-monitoring of the COVID-19 landscape in the United States and internationally. CDC continues to monitor the spread of the Omicron variant, especially the BA.2 subvariant that now makes up more than 85% of U.S. cases. Since early April, there have been increases in the 7-day… Continue Reading

Markups.org

“This site, Markups.org [users may filter searches by Keyword, Dealer Name, Auto Type, States, Markup Low (0 for no markup) , and Markup High (0 for no markup)] was created to compile markup data on various products sold by dealers and retailers. This site can be used to source or find good dealers and retailers… Continue Reading

TIME 100 Most Influential Companies of 2022

“Which businesses and corporate leaders are shaping our future? That’s the question at the heart of TIME 100 Most Influential Companies, an annual list that highlights businesses making an extraordinary impact around the world. To assemble it, TIME solicits nominations across sectors including health care, entertainment, technology, and more from our global network of editors… Continue Reading

Urban Forestry Street Trees

Urban Forestry Street Trees – Open Data DC – City of Washington, DC – Summary – “This data is used for the management of District trees, as well as the maintenance of Reference Features of the District of Columbia, Department of Transportation (DDOT). Urban Forestry Administration (UFA) managed trees and tree locations. The dataset contains… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 26, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 26, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading

How to Safely Travel Within the US

Wired: “We’ve revamped this guide to focus more on domestic travel in the US and removed some sections of the international advice, which is now in its own, separate article. We added information on downloading and using digital proof-of-vaccination apps, as well as alternatives to rental cars, and we’ve updated quarantine information and required proof… Continue Reading