What might have been in LA
Los Angeles voters rejected a $133 million ballot measure for a subway system in 1925. What would LA be like if that, or many other “unbuilt Los Angeles” proposals, had become reality? (LA Times)
McDonnell fails Freakonomics
Freakonomics agrees that Governor Bob McDonnell’s plan to eliminate the gas tax is freakishly bad. (Thad) (Tip: Thad)
Cubic buys NextBus
Fare payment technology company Cubic, which provided WMATA’s current fare system, bought NextBus, Inc., the real-time bus prediction company. What does this mean for open data?