Daily Archives: October 13, 2004

Record rail ridership and the Westpark Tollway

Light rail ridership continues to increase. Average weekday boardings on the Main Street line, which opened Jan. 1, were 32,292 last month, according to Metropolitan Transit Authority data. That’s the first time the average count has topped 30,000. Daily ridership … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles | 8 Comments

On the subject of uninformative bylines

Kevin and Anne have been asking questions about the Chron’s policy regarding bylines on submitted op-ed pieces, a subject I’ve ranted about in the past. What I think the op-ed page editor of the Chron – or any newspaper – … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Other punditry | 2 Comments

Somewhat Raucous Kitchen

For a long time, my friend Margo has sent out emails describing her adventures as a Russian teacher, amateur chef, martial arts student, and wandering gadfly. Some months back, I replied to one of her missives and suggested that she … Continue reading Continue reading

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Endorsement watch: Judges, JPs, and constables

Since I brought up the Chron’s extremely lackadaisical endorsement pace in the previous post, I may as well check in and see who they’ve supported so far. On Monday, in an editorial I can no longer find online (grrr), the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Dallas confusion and other Congressional news

Apparently, a lot of Dallasites don’t know what Congressional district they’re in. Thanks to Texas congressional redistricting, Williamson Road in East Dallas’ Lakewood is the superhighway to confusion. From Mockingbird Lane, you can drive a mile down Williamson and cross … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Election 2004 | 4 Comments