Personal Responsibility & Trapello Rd.

Something to think about as we begin the redesign of Trapello Rd We might take a lesson from Holland, which was the site of an enlightening traffic experiment a few years back. Officials in the city of Drachten removed all traffic signs, controls and markings from the city center. Despite this free-for-all design, traffic flowed […]

Privacy – It’s not just the NSA, it’s Boston Police abusing Your Rights

For anyone interested in how well meaning government policies and practices can be subverted or simply mis-implemented, please see the Globe article: http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/12/14/boston-police-suspend-use-high-tech-licence-plate-readers-amid-privacy-concerns/B2hy9UIzC7KzebnGyQ0JNM/story.html *Direct quotes from this article are indicated by trailing asterisk Summary: The Boston Police operate an automated license plate scanner program. The purpose is to gather as much information as possible and […]