Based on the number of vehicles with Uber and Lyft stickers on them I’ve seen around Ann Arbor, it’s obvious that ridesourcing (or ridesharing) has become a significant transportation mode even in small cities. But given the difficulty of obtaining data from these companies, how can we study this important new phenomenon? I decided to […]
A reader wrote to ask me to post this news story. Faz Husain, the popular owner of Ann Arbor pizza store Hello Faz Pizza, passed away last week from lung disease. I have re-posted the Ann Arbor News story below.
Petition Spot – Preserve AATA Bus Service to Ypsilanti Ann Arbor area bus service considering cutting service to neighborhing city. (tags: buses politics activism petition) DC Voting Rights – Stamp Act Congress DC group is trying to build support for voting rights for the District by stamping money. (tags: DC politics)
My friend George just posted something about Kang’s race in the 600-member Ann Arbor / Ypsi Live Journal Community —–
Overheard recently: “From: Marvin KrislovSent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 3:31 PMSubject: Greetings/Student opportunities As you know, the University usually relies on MSA to provide candidates for student slots on university-wide committees. We have two opportunities this year: 1) for a student to sit on the Advisory Committee on Labor Standards and Human Rights, which focuses […]
Yesterday’s Ann Arbor News was (unusually) full of interesting tidbits: > They reported on the statewide cool cities grants, which includes a project in Ypsilanti (but not Ann Arbor – the task force I am on wasn’t organized enough to apply, but sent a letter supporting Ypsilanti’s efforts): “State confirms: Ypsilanti is cool” (See the […]
More Kerry Details: ” … It’s a pleasure to let you know that you can join many of us in noisily welcoming Senator John Kerry to Ann Arbor, this Wednesday (April 28) shortly after lunchtime. We will gather at 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the former Bill Knapps restaurant, at the corner of […]