September 9, 2013

LRT Deep Tunnel Alternative(s): Don’t Bury Trains. Instead, Elevate Bikes

Who Needs an Expensive Colorado Consultant?? So, the deep tunnel option for the Southwest Light Rail Corridor is apparently a “no go” (too expensive). What’s next? Everyone (including the Met Council’s high-priced Pueblo, CO consultant) is now going back to the drawing board, (re)examining all options, and reconvening in a month. If that’s the case, here’s seconding my...
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Real Estate’s Peter Principle

Sort of Like “Housing Musical Chairs” If you’re not familiar with the concept (or the 1969 book that coined the term), “the Peter Principle” stands for the proposition that large organizations will often promote executives  up to — and then past — their level of competency. The inevitable result? Employees who eventually end up with...
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