Archive | February, 2016

Why Raleigh and Cary Should Have Fewer Parking Spaces

Space is money. That’s the bottom line from University of Connecticut researchers who examined the money that cities leave on the table when they add parking spaces instead of parking decks and neglect to upgrade their public transportation. The logic is simple: an empty patch of asphalt generates far less revenue than a building with […]

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How to Be a Bad Driver – 2016 Edition

1. Work yourself into a frazzled state Become so one with your emotions that you lose all calm. Your goal is total emotional agitation. Too worked up to finish a complete sentence? Good. Can’t open a bottle of water? Better. Adrenaline coursing through your body? Best. 2. Don’t check if it’s the right day Now […]

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Does Premium Gas Make My Car Run Better?

It’s an old wives tale, friends (or perhaps old car guys tale would be more apt). This is a rumor with the resilience of a garden weed or a cockroach. It constantly pops up as people stand at the gas station and decide to give their car a treat: “No regular gas for you today, […]

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