T is the 20th letter of the English alphabet. It’s a seemingly innocuous letter. But in Boston, you better know that T refers to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). T is just so much simpler and faster to say. During most of my stay in Boston, I was at a conference for work. We were staying at the Marriott Copley Place Boston . It … Continue reading Getting Around Boston – the T Subway System
I have a friend who is travelling to Hong Kong this Christmas and she asked for some suggestions on places to see and things to do. However, as the transit geek that I am, my biggest recommendation once you land at the Hong Kong airport is to grab an Octopus.
Here’s a personal wishlist for future civic elections. I think one of these wishes is already set to happen for the next election. 1. Cap spending for municipal elections and limit donations We need to even the ground for the municipal elections. A lot of smaller cities run election campaigns from a candidate’s kitchen table. In Vancouver, the two biggest parties have their own little … Continue reading Changes for future municipal elections?
Health | Myths, truths of Canada’s universal coverage | Seattle Times Newspaper. With Obama’s changes going through the American law making system, there’s a lot of talk in the States about Canada’s universal health care system. It seems odd to me that we should even have the debate about some sort of universal health care coverage. However, that’s probably just me because I was born … Continue reading Americans looking at Canada’s health care system