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This week, I was ambitious and commuted to work twice using the Twin Cities metro area’s lovely mass transit system. The good news is that I’ve settled on a route. The bad news is that the route will take an hour, and is about as good as it gets from the options I’ve explored so far. I will continue to search for the holy grail of this project — the 30 minute mass transit commute (the same trip by car takes 20). (more…)

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Inspired by our trip to Montreal earlier this month — where we could hop on the subway at any location and generally get where we wanted to go without too much planning — my partner Molly and I “Bring home the adventure” by leaving our cars home one workday a week. (more…)

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Flying in 21st Century America hasn’t exactly been pleasant. What used to be a fairly easy going process before 2001 is now plagued by long security lines jammed up with the forced removal of footwear, theatrical requirements for carrying liquid toiletries, the triple review of IDs and boarding passes and random searches of luggage. (more…)

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