“It’s not just that these services aren’t the best in the world and don’t deploy the most cutting-edge technology available. They are often truly abysmal, with travel times worse than what was possible 100 years ago.” [Vox]
Matthew Yglesias gives some interesting insights into the reasons for the state of US passenger rail, some historic, some geographic and many of them quite surprising to me.
[Matthew Yglesias, Vox]
It’s all in the title.
[Dane Baker, via Eli Schiff]
In this short film, Joe Bollard, who is blind, talks about his relationship with his guide dog. [Video, 7:22mins]
[BlackBox Documentaries, via kottke]
(Under the Finds title I collect links that I have found interesting, relevant or inspiring for some reason, but that don’t squarely fit into the core themes of this blog. It’s only an experiment as of now.)