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February 8, 2018 – 3:07 pm | Edit Post

Montreal is the laughing stock of North America when it comes to infrastructure management. Specifically, a legacy of corruption, short-sighted planning, and the sheer incompetence of its political leadership have hobbled one of the largest cities on the continent when it comes to managing traffic and attracting international investment. To this we can now add the hubris of newly-elected Montreal mayor Valerie Plante and Plateau-Mont-Royal borough mayor Luc Ferrandez in deciding to close Mount Royal to automobile traffic in the spring of 2018.

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Five Thoughts about the Auto Industry for May 6, 2011

May 6, 2011 – 2:26 pm | Edit Post

It appears as though my pining for top-down weather was premature, as we have been walloped by rain for the last 5 days straight. Depressing, but productive from a writing perspective, and it has helped me keep my ear to the ground and find some interesting subjects for this week’s five thoughts about the auto industry. Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting stories from the automotive biz over the past week.

Letting Go Of An Old Friend

November 18, 2009 – 10:06 pm | Edit Post

Scratch the surface of any car guy or girl out there, and you’ll be hard pressed not to find at least one or two tales of woe about a car that broke their hearts.

Advanced Driving Skills School

October 29, 2009 – 10:18 pm | Edit Post

I recently attended a high performance driving school that wasn’t focused on getting the most out of a car on a race track. Instead, the goal of the school was to teach drivers the skills they need to handle emergency situations on the highway.