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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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The Death Of My Miata Track Car

July 10, 2012 – 4:42 pm | Edit Post

I was recently forced to part ways with my Mazda Miata track car, leaving me without a dedicated road course vehicle for the first time in several years.

Three Thoughts about the Auto Industry for June 10, 2011

June 10, 2011 – 5:43 pm | Edit Post

It’s been a quiet week, so this Friday I am presenting you with only three thoughts about the auto industry, instead of my usual five. Here are the stories that caught my eye over the past seven days.

My Miata Track Car Update – Staying Stock

September 10, 2010 – 4:58 pm | Edit Post

The biggest change in how I now approach performance driving has to do with the concept that I should be investing in myself, rather than investing in the car. There is no question in my mind that seat time and quality instruction are the two most important elements in turning in hot laps.