Why Uber lost $2.2 billion in 9 months (Vox)

by Timothy B. Leetim@vox.com Published on  Jan 9, 2017 It’s not unusual for a new company to lose money as it seeks market share and traction, but Uber is testing investors’ patience to a degree that’s unprecedented in the history of Silicon Valley. A December report from Bloomberg showed that the car-hailing app lost over $2.2…

Streets are for people first (Treehugger)

by Lloyd Alter, Published October 24th, 2016 Visiting the City of Hamilton for a conference recently, I was surprised to find myself on the most walkable street in town and faced with this- a construction hoarding blocking the entire sidewalk, with no provision for pedestrians. I went around it, walking in the one northbound lane,…